Why is this course for me?
Our curriculum is patient-centred and continually adapts to the needs of society and developments in medical knowledge.
The main hospitals associated with our programme are St Vincent’s University Hospital and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. In addition, there are more than 20 other training hospitals and more than 100 primary care practices that will facilitate your learning. You will also beneﬁt from a diverse range of exciting international placement opportunities.
Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Graduates of the Medicine (Hons) course at University College Dublin have achieved worldwide recognition in clinical practice, research and healthcare leadership. Following graduation, you complete one year as an intern, followed by training towards a career in a wide variety of specialties and settings including hospitals, primary care facilities, or laboratory-based diagnosis and research.
Opportunities for Research
The Student Summer Research programme is an 8-week research opportunity that brings to life our commitment to foster a passion for enquiry, discovery and investigative research for more than 100 students each year.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Human Ethics
- Healthcare Imaging
- Science Medicine & Society
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- The normal closing date is 1 February.
- Late applications are accepted up to 1 May except for categories of applicant (DARE, HEAR and Mature for most courses)
DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Sciences View 98 other Bachelors in Health Sciences in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
- Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
- Home contents and baggage
- Legal aid
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- International Baccalaureate: 24 or more total points and the award of the IB Diploma
- Applicants presenting A-level and GCSE must have six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, and must obtain Grade C, or better, in two subjects at A-level (A2) and Grade C, or better, in the remaining four subjects at GCSE. (please see below for conversion of Irish leaving certificate requirements to A-level/GCSE grades)
- Certified true copy of official transcripts of academic results.
- (If you are awaiting current year examination results you must send your results to CAO as soon as they become available. If they arrive later than 3 August, we cannot guarantee that they will be processed in time for inclusion in Round 1 offers).
- In some cases, the final school report is also required.
International54630 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 54630 EUR per year during 72 months.
EU/EEA16780 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16780 EUR per year during 72 months.
Living costs for Dublin
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.