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MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)
School of Medicine

Your future

At RCSI, our number one priority is helping you to realise your potential as a healthcare professional. We pride ourselves on producing graduates who are knowledgeable in the science of their discipline and highly skilled practitioners.

RCSI-trained doctors are highly sought-after by leading employers and join a global alumni network with more than 30,000 healthcare professionals working across 96 countries.

Careers-focused education

Our Medicine programme ensures that you possess the knowledge, skills, self-awareness, professionalism, resilience and leadership abilities needed to excel in a clinical environment.

Meet Professor Arnie Hill, Dean of Medical Programmes at RCSI and find out how our Medicine programme focuses, from the first day, on preparing you for your career as a medical professional in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

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Tailored career supports

Our Career Design Centre offers a tailored programme for each student to support every stage of your career from the moment you become a student up until three years post-qualification. 

Learn more about our extensive suite of career support for students on the RCSI Medicine programme. The Career Design Centre provides tailored resources to support all students in identifying, developing and pursuing their career aspirations. All of these supports are available to you from your first year at RCSI right up to three years after you graduate.

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Career options

RCSI medical students are extremely successful in progressing to internship in Ireland and enjoy consistently high match rates for residencies in the UK, Middle East, North America and Southeast Asia. 

Find out about the journey you might take as a medical professional and discover how we can support you in progressing your career after graduation. From CV-enhancing professional activities, to applying and preparing for medical licensing exams and residency places, our team will be with you every step of the way. 

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Global alumni network

Our alumni enjoy close connections with RCSI and with each other. As an RCSI graduate, you will receive the support of a global community of eminent RCSI Alumni. Our alumni will assist you in identifying research and clinical electives opportunities and support you in deciding on a specialty and a region in which to practice.

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