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

Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Entry Medicine (4 Years) MB BCh BAO (Level 8)

The RCSI Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) programme is an accelerated four year medical programme for graduates of other disciplines. The first of its kind in Ireland. More Information.

BSc Physiotherapy (Level 8)

The BSc. Physiotherapy degree is a qualification for people who want to practice physiotherapy in the Irish healthcare system or in private practice. Graduates from this degree course are automatically eligible for membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. RCSI has become the first Irish School of Physiotherapy to have a programme successfully reviewed, thus allowing all graduates in that course year apply to the Physiotherapy Board of Australia for General Registration and to seek employment in recognised physiotherapy posts in Australia. More Information.


Direct Entry Medicine (5 or 6 years) MB BCh BAO (Level 8)

RCSI offers a five and six year course for school leavers. Some students may be exempt from the foundation year, based on their academic subjects and / or grades they have achieved prior to admission. If, so they will undertake the five year programme. More Information.


Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

The RCSI School of Pharmacy offers a new, fully integrated 5-year degree programme leading to the award of MPharm. This new programme is currently undergoing accreditation with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) - The Pharmacy Regulator and will constitute a recognised qualification for professional pharmacy practice in Ireland. Upon completion of the MPharm, graduates will be fully qualified to apply to register as a pharmacist in Ireland and throughout the EU. The MPharm will also act as a platform for professional pharmacy registration in other geographies. More Information.