B.Sc. On Campus

International Clinical Pharmacy

48 months
24000 EUR/year
24000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The International Clinical Pharmacy dual degree at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is a 2+2 degree programme (i.e. two years at Soochow University, Suzhou and two years at RCSI, Dublin).


Students register for the Opens in new windowBSc (Pharm) in Soochow University and spend the first two years in Suzhou, where you will be required to complete a number of compulsory modules, including two modules which are delivered by RCSI staff in Soochow University. 


The International Clinical Pharmacy programme at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland offers students registered on the BSc (Pharm) at Soochow University, Suzhou in China, the opportunity to participate in a new, highly-innovative and internationally-recognised degree, delivered jointly by two prestigious universities.

Combining a strong grounding in the basic sciences in your first two years in Soochow University with clinically-focused teaching during the final two years at RCSI, you will have the opportunity to develop clinical and professional skills through patient case studies and patient consultation labs in a safe, simulated environment at our city centre campus.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Anatomical Physiology
  • Pharmaceutics (1)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Botany and Pharmacognosy
  • Biochemistry
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and/or in Ireland, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Supply BSc (Pharm) academic transcripts for the first two years of the programme showing a minimum pass grade in compulsory modules – this includes passing the RCSI modules delivered during the first two years of the programme at Soochow University.
  • Meet the required  International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) standards (obtained within a period of 12 months prior to application for progression to the International Clinical Pharmacy component of the programme, delivered at RCSI). 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    24000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • RCSI provides successful applicants with an academic scholarships, reducing the overall RCSI tuition fee to €18,000 per annum.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

International Clinical Pharmacy
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!