RCSI Established: 1784

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

For over 200 years RCSI has played a major role in medical education and training in Ireland. Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions internationally at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

  • 2,100+
    Total Students
  • 64%
    International Students
  • EUR 14,391
    Total Cost of Living(average per year*)
  • EUR 9,468
    Living On-campus(average per year*)
  • 17.6
    Students Per Staff

Overview

RCSI is a truly international institution, headquartered in Dublin with schools in Malaysia, an institute in Dubai and a Medical University in Bahrain. RCSI is recognised internationally as a center of excellence.

As a health-focused institution, we educate undergraduate Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy students and postgraduate research students across the spectrum of translational health research topics.

RCSI’s research is focused on improving human health through translational research; clinical, laboratory-based and health service research informed by bedside problems and societal and global health challenges. It is focused on innovative research that leads to improved diagnostics, therapeutics and devices; tackles important healthcare delivery issues; informs policy and clinical practice and enhances the quality of education of healthcare professionals.

More than 60 nationalities are represented on the RCSI student body and students enjoy the full ‘RCSI Experience’, which extends beyond the curriculum to a rich tapestry of student clubs and societies that equip them for a life of leadership and civic participation. RCSI graduates are part of a global healthcare network

Specialties: Education, Research, Innovation, Health, Pharmacy, Surgery, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Leadership, Research, Nursing and Midwifery, Radiology, Dentistry, Third level education, Leadership, Higher Education, Degree, and PHD

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • EUR 36,106 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • EUR 13,279 International student tuition fee (average per year*)

Programs / Degrees at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Bachelor's

Medicine

  • MB (Bachelor of Medicine),
  • BCh (Bachelor of Surgery),
  • BAO (Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics) and historical LRCPI & SI (Licentiates of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)

Pharmacy

  • MPharm (Master of Pharmacy )

Physiotherapy

  • BSc Physiotherapy

Master's

  • MD: An MD requires candidates, who have already obtained MB BCh BAO degrees, to attend and carry out research under appropriate RCSI supervision for a minimum of two years full-time.
  • MCh: An MCh requires candidates to attend and carry out research under appropriate RCSI supervision for a minimum of one year full-time.
  • MSc by Research: An MSc requires candidates to attend and carry out research under appropriate RCSI supervision for a minimum of one year full-time.
  • DMed and DSc by publication: Opportunities exist for DSc and DMed degrees by publication through the NUI.
  • Structured PhD: Many RCSI postgraduates are enrolled on four-year structured PhD programmes. RCSI offers a range of structured programmes including the two HRB-funded scholar programmes.
  • PhD: A PhD requires candidates to attend and carry out research under appropriate RCSI supervision for a minimum of three years full-time.

Selection criteria

Language test
  • IELTS (Bachelors) 6.5
  • IELTS (Masters) 6.5
  • TOEFL (Masters) 79

Academic Life

  • 55 : 45
    Female male ratio
  • Semesters
    Academic calendar

Student Life

  • 1001-5000
    Employees
  • Urban
    Campus setting
  • Private
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
    Entity
  • Religious affiliation
    None

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