Study Pharmacy in Ireland

Posted6 November 2019 Pharmacy in Ireland Popular Subjects Study in Ireland

Pharmacy plays an important role in the medical world; in providing healthcare services, professional guidance, information and counseling for patients and ensuring safety in the usage and dispensing of medicines.

Why should you study Pharmacy in Ireland?

Pharmacy is one of the most popular subjects with international students studying in Ireland. There are about 50 postgraduate and undergraduate Pharmacy courses being offered at 19 institutions in Ireland. Some of these fall under the world’s top 100 institutes to study pharmacy. The Irish pharmaceutical industry is big and has grown dynamically over these past 20 years especially.

Book a free consultation with SI-Ireland today to inquire about studying pharmacy in Ireland. Read on to find out about the costs, entry requirements and the best institutes for studying Pharmacy.



Entry requirements to study in Ireland

For an undergraduate degree, the students should come from a Science background, having studied Chemistry and preferably Math as well. For a postgraduate degree, students from Biotech, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Genetics, Neuroscience, Microbiology Physiology, Chemistry and similar backgrounds are accepted and should have secured at least 60 - 65% from a Tier-1 university. Students should have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in each component.

The cost of studying Pharmacy in Ireland

The fee structure for studying Pharmacy in Ireland ranges from €10,000 - 25,600 per year. Some scholarships are available at universities for students applying based on academic merit.

7 best institutes to study Pharmacy in Ireland 

  1.   Trinity College Dublin
  2.   Royal College of Surgeons
  3.   University College Cork
  4.   University College Dublin
  5.   National University of Ireland, Galway
  6.   University of Limerick
  7.   Griffith College

Careers in Pharmacy

Careers in pharmacy include working as pharmacists; in hospitals, communities, as Pharmacy assistants alongside clinics or hospitals, and research and teaching jobs.

Students who want to pursue working in the Pharmacy sector in Ireland itself have to get accredited with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI). The three pharmacy degree programmes recognized by the PSI are provided three universities – Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. After completing their degree, students will be required to sit give a pharmaceutical license examination to work in Ireland.

Apply to Study Pharmacy in Ireland

If you are interested in studying a Pharmacy course in Ireland, you can arrange a free consultation with SI-Ireland. Get expert counseling and help regarding available courses, application and visa requirements to study in Irish colleges and universities. 


Universities featured in this article:

  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University of Limerick
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Griffith College Dublin
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