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

Postgraduate Research

PhD

A PhD requires candidates to attend and carry out research under appropriate RCSI supervision for a minimum of three years full-time. More Information.


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. More Information.


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. More Information.


MCh

An MCh requires candidates to attend and carry out research under appropriate RCSI supervision for a minimum of one year full-time. More Information.


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. More Information.


DMed and DSc by publication

Opportunities exist for DSc and DMed degrees by publication through the NUI. More Information.