RCSI has been developing leaders in medicine and healthcare since its foundation in 1784.

In 2005, we established the Institute of Leadership in Sandyford, Dublin, which now provides a range of part-time flexible programmes at diploma and MSc level, all accredited by the National University of Ireland and RCSI.

Masters programmes

Our MSc degree programmes are part-time and flexible and we use a blend of classroom and digital delivery designed with busy healthcare professionals in mind.

Professional diplomas

Our professional diplomas offer innovative, insight-rich and immersive development opportunities for both current and future leaders tasked with the planning and delivery of patient care.

Short courses

Our practical short courses offer participants the opportunity to expand upon existing knowledge in their chosen healthcare area.


RCSI Institute of Leadership, Dublin
RCSI Reservoir House
Ballymoss Road
Dublin 18
Tel: + 353 (0)1 402 8681


Leadership success stories

"I chose the RCSI Institute of Leadership for its distinguished history, contemporary and collaborative teaching methods, and ambitious future. My MSc equipped me with the tools necessary for leadership in my ever-changing, always challenging role."

Dr Paul O'Dwyer, National Group Clinical Advisor, Dental Care Ireland  MSc in Healthcare Management, 2015

"Completing the MSc has changed the way I think about work, and how I run my department. It has given me tools to use on a day-to-day basis, from quality improvement projects, to understanding risk and the value of accreditation."

Cinny Cusack , Physiotherapy Manager, Rotunda Hospital Dublin  MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management, 2018