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International Clinical Pharmacy

BSc (Pharm), BSc (Clinical Pharmacy – International)
School of Pharmacy and Bimolecular Sciences, RCSI; College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University

Why International Clinical Pharmacy at RCSI Dublin?

Important notice

This dual degree programme is only available to students registered on the BSc (Pharm.) programme at Soochow University, Suzhou in China.

The International Clinical Pharmacy programme offers students registered on the BSc (Pharm) at Soochow University, Suzhou in China, the opportunity to participate in a new, highly-innovative and internationally-recognised degree, delivered jointly by two prestigious universities.

Combining a strong grounding in the basic sciences in your first two years in Soochow University with clinically-focused teaching during the final two years at RCSI, you will have the opportunity to develop clinical and professional skills through patient case studies and patient consultation labs in a safe, simulated environment at our city centre campus.

As a graduate of the programme, you will have the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours to become one of the next generation of international clinical and scientific leaders. You will also be uniquely placed to avail of career opportunities in areas such as clinical pharmacy, clinical trials, healthcare policy and regulation, pharmaceutical industry, regulation and academia.


Learn clinical skills and participate in patient consultation labs during the final two years of the programme.

International outlook

Study on two different sides of the globe and gain an understanding of the complexity of healthcare in a globalised world.

State-of-the-art facilities

Practice your clinical skills in Europe’s largest and most modern clinical simulation facility in the heart of Dublin city centre.

Multidisciplinary environment

Study alongside your future colleagues in Medicine and Physiotherapy, ensuring the multidisciplinary nature of patient care is reflected in your education at RCSI.

Expert knowledge

Learn about the application of the drug lifecycle from bench to bedside, including the fields of drug discovery, pharmacology, manufacturing, quality control and regulatory frameworks.

Problem-solving and decision-making

Develop observational, analytical and critical thinking skills to evaluate evidence-based solutions that ensure the best outcomes for patients.

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Established in 2002, RCSI's School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is renowned for its innovative teaching methods and research activity. This School offers the integrated five-year Undergraduate MPharm programme, as well as a number of Postgraduate research opportunities at MSc and PhD level.

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