Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Applying to ST3 - ST8

Specialist Training

Please note : with the completion of the 2016 application and appointment process to Specialty Training in July 2017, the applications process for "Gap Year" candidates has now closed. "Gap Year" candidates are those who undertook Basic Surgical Training on/after 2009 (Route A) or before 1st July 2009 / completed BST outside of Ireland (Route B)

Future applications to Specialty Training in all specialties will now only be accepted from candidates who are due to sucessfully complete & progress from the RCSI Core Surgical Training Programme. Please see here for information about Core Surgical Training.  


For Ophthalmic Surgery applicants only:  

Please read the following important documents: 

Application deadline: 5pm on Friday 1st December 2017 

For information regarding the intake to Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine please see here