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Medicine in Ireland

Medicine Courses in Ireland

Studying Medicine in Ireland

Studying Medicine in Ireland can be a challenging and rewarding experience for Indian students. Being a highly competitive course, entry standards for all medical schools are strict and exacting. Admission interviews can be tough and students should expect questioning on motivation, previous work, and personal interests, including relevant work experience.

Several medical schools will require students to sit for the Health Professions Admissions Test (HPAT). Irish Medical degrees take around 4-6 years to complete and if you wish to practice as a General Practitioner (GP) then one year of compulsory internship in supervised medical and surgical training is required. Some universities allow students to choose to study abroad as part of their elective programmes for up to 12 weeks.

Careers in Medicine

As a Medical graduate, you have plenty of options to choose from. You may start your career as a General Practitioner or continue training as a General Physician or Surgeon in a related specialist field. Careers in academic research in medicine, hospital management, pathology, Radiology, Psychiatry, Anesthetics etc., also provide ample opportunities.

Medicine in Ireland Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Irish university, but Indian students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 38 points, along with AAA scores with chemistry and biology for Typical A-level requirements.

Where can I study Medicine in Ireland?

To learn more about the best Medicine courses in Ireland, find details on the top ranking Medicine universities below:

  1. Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin
  2. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  3. University College Cork
  4. University College Dublin
  5. University of Galway

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