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Training in numbers

572 Surgical and EM trainees
600 Consultant trainers in Surgery and EM
36 Accredited training hospitals
Surgery 314 Courses and events delivered annually

Our programmes 

RCSI has been at the forefront of educating healthcare professionals for over 230 years. Discover our range of programmes for surgeons and healthcare professionals across the spectrum of medicine and health sciences.

Advanced Clinical Practice

Discipline: Surgery and medicine

Qualification: MSc

Delivery: Part-time

Type: Taught

The MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice presents a unique opportunity to clinicians looking to develop their key skills and expertise in the field of advanced clinical practice.

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Master of Surgery (by module)

Discipline: Surgery and medicine

Qualification: MCh

Delivery: Part-time

Type: Taught

The Master of Surgery (MCh) by module is the first in Ireland to incorporate a taught component in addition to the research dissertation.

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Human Factors in Patient Safety

Discipline: Human factors

Qualification: PgDip

Delivery: Part-time

Type: Taught

The Human Factors in Patient Safety programme provides a greater awareness of risk and error in the workplace by providing participants with skills required to mitigate risk and prevent adverse outcomes.

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Diagnosis, Management and Care of the ENT Patient

Discipline: Surgery and medicine

Qualification: PgCert

Delivery: Part-time

Type: Taught

The Postgraduate Certificate in the Diagnosis, Management and Care of the ENT Patient aims to enhance the delivery of high-quality patient care; enabling timely access for patients with more complex ENT conditions to hospital-based treatment.

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Upcoming CPD courses

We offer multiple full-day and half-day courses in technical and non-technical skills for the surgical specialties, emergency medicine and others.

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Exams

Surgical exams

RCSI conducts membership and fellowship exams in Ireland and at overseas locations including Bahrain, India, Jordan, Malaysia, Malta, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Membership

Membership

Our Fellows and Members are global leaders in surgical practice and research – we are committed to supporting them professionally at every stage of their career.

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Practice

RCSI is a lifelong professional ‘home’ for our Fellows and Members through the provision of meaningful professional and collegiate support. We also work to provide leadership, insight and support to healthcare policymakers, regulators and service providers in pursuit of excellence in surgical care.

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Practice