Medical Schools in Ireland



RCSI Graduate Entry Medicine

The Royal College of Surgeons describes their four-year course as follows

‘Most people see going back to College as another four years of lectures - you however see a return to study as an opportunity to refocus on what you've always wanted to do - medicine. At RCSI we understand your passion for medicine, that burning desire that won't go away and your need to refocus your career.’

The course features are as follows

  • Four year course
  • 30 places for entry 2018
  • Graduates apply through CAO using the code RC101
  • Require 2.1 in first degree
  • No interviews
  • Cut off score 2017 = 58


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UCD Graduate Entry Medicine

University College Dublin is a world-class educator and a pioneer in Ireland in the development of graduate entry medical courses. Providing both academic rigour and exposure to excellent research and an ever-changing curriculum.

The course features are as follows

  • Four year course
  • 100 places in 2018
  • Graduates apply through CAO using code DN401
  • Require 2.1 in first degree
  • No interviews
  • Cut off score 2017 = 58


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University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medicine

‘The University of Limerick’s graduate programme has been designed for graduates from all disciplines. The curriculum is taught in a traditional academic year. Years 1 & 2 are taught on campus and consist of 33 teaching weeks per year starting in September. Years 3 & 4 commence in August and consist of clinical training, where you will rotate through the major clinical disciplines in affiliated hospitals and General Practices.’

The course features are as follows

  • Four Year Course
  • Approximately 140 places
  • Graduates apply through CAO using code LM101
  • Require a 2.1 in first degree
  • No interviews
  • Cut of score 2017 = 54


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University College Cork Graduate Entry Medicine

‘The School of Medicine is one of five schools within the College of Medicine and Health at University College Cork and has a rich tradition of teaching, research and scholarship. We provide doctors of the future with a world class, student-centred and evidence-based medical education, informed by societal needs.’

The course features are as follows
  • Four Year Course
  • 2-3 Eligible applicants per place
  • Graduates apply through CAO using code CK791
  • Require 2.1 in first degree
  • No Interviews
  • Cut off score 2017 = 58


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UCD Graduate Entry Veterinary Medicine

The course features are as follows
  • Four year course
  • 10 Places
  • Graduates apply through CAO using code DN301
  • Require a 2.2 in first degree in Biological, Biomedical or animal sciences
  • As well as GAMSAT scores, candidates considered on basis of educational performance and a personal statement
  • In 2017 a minimum  score of 50 is required


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CUT OFF SCORES 2010 – 2017

University 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  2017 
RCSI 59 59 57 57 58  59  58
UCD 58 57 58 57 57  59  58
UL 54 53  53 53 54  55  54
UCC 56 55 56 55 55  57  58