The course aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and competence to extend their professional role within the healthcare system.
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
· Implement all legal and ethical requirements pertaining to the contemporary practice of medicine
· Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the principles of health service management and be capable of incorporating these into clinical practice
· Critically appraise research data and write research reports
· Evaluate the key concepts of global health and examine the major challenges affecting health systems and health outcomes globally
· Discuss the role of the doctor in the primary and secondary prevention of disease at population level
· Manage all aspects of patient care, including adverse outcomes, as part of a multi-disciplinary
· Evaluate research hypotheses, the design of experimental studies and the scientific and ethical conduct of research
What you need to know
Where is the course located?
What is the length of the course?
12 Months (1 Year) Full-time
When can I apply?
You can apply today
When does the course start?
Application Closing Date
Open for an application
Number of Places
Fees and Funding
Non-EU Tuition Fees
Living Costs per year
Features and Benefits
- The School aims to be a leading research-intensive institution that fosters life-long learning in its graduates and post-graduates.
- The Academic Unit of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine plays an active role in education and research at the post-graduate level. This contribution is made both within and outside the College and bridges the clinical and scientific interface.
- It aims to integrate its educational obligations with other missions for high quality patient care, research excellence and the generation of new knowledge.
- An academic contribution is also made to the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Fellowships hosted by Sports Surgery Clinic, Dublin as well as activities of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine at RCSI.
How to Apply
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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:
- Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
- Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
- 2 letters of recommendation
- A copy of your passport
- Personal Statement
- Extra requests for certain courses
Minimum entry requirements
The course is open to those who meet the following criteria:
– Medically qualified (MB, BCh, BAO or hold an equivalent qualification from a recognized medical school)
– Registered with the Medical Council of Ireland (or
equivalent overseas regulatory body)
– Have at least 2 years’ post registration experience (candidates with less experience may be accepted on a case-by-case basis).
• IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
• TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based. The test taken here should be TOEFL IBT
• Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)
• Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020
Special Entry Requirements
• Two academic references (or where appropriate clinical referees)
• Academic transcript(s) which must be certified by the issuing body:
Please note that graduates of the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin do not need to provide academic transcripts or copies of award parchments.
• Certified copy of degree certificate(s)
Please note that graduates of the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin do not need to provide certified copies of degree certificates
• A recognized certificate of English Language Competency if English is not your first language.
• You may also be required to submit further documents e.g. a sample of work in support of your application/ additional test results such as GMAT etc If this is necessary for a decision to be made on your application, the document will become a mandatory part of your application.
The School embraces an ethos of social responsibility, accountability, public service and community involvement. It is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of the wider community by training doctors and other professionals to practice with integrity, and a deep understanding of the impact
of psycho-social influences and inequity on health and disease.
In addition each candidate will attend for interview to determine suitability for the course.