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International students

  International students at RCSI

Healthcare professionals have studied at RCSI since 1784, becoming leaders in medicine around the globe for generations. Our track record informs everything we do, including offering one of the most modern pharmacy programmes in the world


RCSI has a proud and long-standing tradition of welcoming students from every continent to one of the friendliest cities in the world.


Our ever-expanding, diverse community of students from over 60 countries has not only created a dynamic international profile for the College, it also offers incoming students the opportunity to learn in a unique, multicultural environment.


In 2015, Times Higher Education ranked RCSI as one of the top 50 institutions in the world based on ‘international outlook'. Our research influence, teaching practices, student focus and international partners were all key factors in this ranking and we are dedicated to providing international students with a supportive and enriching academic and student experience.


MPharm at RCSI

The RCSI School of Pharmacy’s five-year MPharm programme provides a world-class innovative curriculum that prepares graduates for the ever-expanding role of the pharmacist in the delivery of healthcare internationally.


This includes:
  • The opportunity to learn from leading researchers and practitioners in the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy at RCSI.
  • The development of advanced hands-on practical laboratory and clinical skills.
  • The opportunity to participate in international clinical and research elective programmes at diverse, prestigious institutions in the US, China and Europe.
  • Structured work placements and collaborative research opportunities at leading Irish specialist hospitals and pharmaceutical industry sites. 

Learn more about the RCSI MPharm.