Create your own career path with inspiring educators and world-class facilities at RCSI.

At RCSI you can expect:

  • Internationally recognised degrees
  • School Leaver, Mature and Graduate Entry routes for all programmes
  • Free Fees Initiative for EU students
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Founded in 1784, RCSI is one of the most innovative and student-focused health sciences universities in the world. RCSI Undergraduate and Graduate Entry Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Advanced Therapeutics students enjoy an immersive educational and social experience, and study in the very heart of Dublin city.

Your University

As an RCSI student, you will join a health sciences university with a unique surgical heritage that is globally recognised for educational excellence and ground-breaking research.

Your Journey

Your learning journey at RCSI will be an innovative experience. Knowledge and skills acquisition, and your formation as a healthcare professional, will be central to your education.

Your Future

At RCSI, our priority is to graduate well-trained, highly-skilled healthcare professionals. We will work closely with you to help build an exciting career and realise your full potential.


Whether you are a School Leaver, Mature or Graduate entrant, our internationally recognised, and National University of Ireland-accredited, degree programmes give you the best possible start to your professional life.


Duration: 5/6 years

Qualification: MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)

EU CAO code: RC001

As one of the most international medical schools in the world, RCSI is a progressive and innovative environment. Learn on-campus in ultra-modern facilities and get extensive training in clinical settings.

Our modern curriculum has a strong focus on early patient contact and offers excellent opportunities in research and overseas electives. RCSI is also part of the Free Fees Initiative for eligible EU students.

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Graduate Entry Medicine

Duration: 4 years

Qualification: MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)

EU CAO code: RC101

As the first Irish medical school to introduce a graduate entry medicine programme, RCSI is an ideal place to continue your studies. Learn skills in state-of-the-art facilities and gain extensive training in clinical settings.

Our modern curriculum has a strong focus on early patient contact and offers excellent career opportunities in a range of fields post-graduation.

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Duration: 5 years

Qualification: BSc Pharmacy (Hons), MPharm

EU CAO code: RC005

Combining on-campus teaching with clinical experience and dynamic research opportunities, the RCSI Pharmacy programme is your passport to a range of exciting and varied career pathways.

Avail of structured work placements from your very first year, and experience life abroad through exchanges with RCSI partner institutions. RCSI is also part of the Free Fees Initiative for eligible EU students.

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Duration: 3/4 years

Qualification: BSc Physiotherapy (Hons)

EU CAO code: RC004

Study physiotherapy in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment alongside an international student body. Over 30% of your course takes place in a clinical setting, giving you an early insight into the types of professional settings you will ultimately work in.

From lectures, seminars and tutorials to practical workshops, case presentations and discussions, expect a wide variety of teaching methods. RCSI is also part of the Free Fees Initiative for eligible EU students.

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Advanced Therapeutic Technologies

Duration: 4 years

Qualification: BSc Advanced Therapeutic Technologies (Hons) (NUI & RCSI)

EU CAO Code: RC006

Do you want to become a science innovator and a pioneer in state-of-the-art therapies and medical technologies?

Upon completion of this degree you will be a highly sought-after graduate who can apply extensive, future-focused scientific knowledge and technical capabilities in the (bio) pharmaceutical and related industries using highly developed power skills to address current and future global healthcare needs.

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There is much more to life at RCSI than just lectures, tutorials and placements. Our students have the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of events, clubs and societies, and to make friends from almost every corner of the world.

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RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has ranked number five in the world for United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being – in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2024, recognising universities for their social and economic impact.

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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023: world number one for good health and well-being.