APPLYING FOR A MEDICAL COURSE IN IRELAND
How to apply for a medical course in Ireland?
How long are the medical degree courses in Ireland?
Four Year Courses (a bachelor’s degree and the MCAT are required for admission):
Five Year Courses (the MCAT is not required for admission to these courses):
Six Year Courses
Frequently Asked Questions
Medical students are awarded a suite of degrees upon their graduation from medical school. Some programs award a total of three degrees: Medicine (MB), Surgery (BCh), and Obstetrics (BAO), while others award a total of two degrees: Medicine (BM), and Surgery (BS). The Irish suite of degrees is the equivalent of the M.D. which is awarded in the USA and Canada.
Yes. The World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) has awarded recognition status to the Medical Council of Ireland (MCI).
Graduates are eligible to practice in all of the European Union nations, in all British Commonwealth nations and territories and in the United States and Canada following successful completion of the applicable licensing procedures.
The medical degrees awarded by the Irish universities are recognized by the medical licensing authorities in the United States and Canada.
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