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There may be additional entry requirements for international applicants. This is explained in each medical school’s prospectus, available on their websites. Below is a summary of the requirements for the medical schools in Ireland.

National University of Ireland, Galway

EU Residents:

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme. The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements

Non-EU Residents:

Visit the NUIG website for more information on graduate entry medicine 

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme. The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements

Non-EU Residents:

Visit the NUIG website for more information on graduate entry medicine 

Non-EU Residents:

Visit the NUIG website for more information on graduate entry medicine 

Visit the NUIG website for more information on graduate entry medicine 

Visit the NUIG website for more information on graduate entry medicine 

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

EU Residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme. The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st 
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015
  • 56- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014

Non-EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to RSCI 

Visit the RCSI graduate entry medicine webpage

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme. The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st 
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015
  • 56- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014

Non-EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to RSCI 

Visit the RCSI graduate entry medicine webpage

Non-EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to RSCI 

Visit the RCSI graduate entry medicine webpage

  • Submit your application directly to RSCI 

Visit the RCSI graduate entry medicine webpage

Visit the RCSI graduate entry medicine webpage

University College Cork

EU Residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme. The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015
  • 55- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements
  • Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence of English Language ability

Non- EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to UCC.
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements
  • Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence of English Language ability (Information from the University of Cork website) 

Visit UCC graduate entry to medicine webpage

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme. The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015
  • 55- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements
  • Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence of English Language ability

Non- EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to UCC.
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements
  • Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence of English Language ability (Information from the University of Cork website) 

Visit UCC graduate entry to medicine webpage

Non- EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to UCC.
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements
  • Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence of English Language ability (Information from the University of Cork website) 

Visit UCC graduate entry to medicine webpage

  • Submit your application directly to UCC.
  • Students must satisfy the Garda/Police vetting and Medical Clearance requirements
  • Students whose mother tongue is not English must provide evidence of English Language ability (Information from the University of Cork website) 

Visit UCC graduate entry to medicine webpage

Visit UCC graduate entry to medicine webpage

University College Dublin

EU residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • 57- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015

Non- EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to UCD
  • All applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in English language
  • Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test 

Visit the UCD graduate entry to medicine webpage

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • 57- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014
  • GAMSAT-Ireland test will be held Saturday 21 March 2015

Non- EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to UCD
  • All applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in English language
  • Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test 

Visit the UCD graduate entry to medicine webpage

Non- EU Residents

  • Submit your application directly to UCD
  • All applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in English language
  • Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test 

Visit the UCD graduate entry to medicine webpage

  • Submit your application directly to UCD
  • All applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in English language
  • Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test 

Visit the UCD graduate entry to medicine webpage

Visit the UCD graduate entry to medicine webpage

University of Limerick

EU Residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • 53- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014

Non- EU Residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • For candidates who meet this requirement, GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will then be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.

Non-EU applicants should contact The Atlantic Bridge Programme for admissions, applications and information on financial aid at Medicine, Dentistry, and Physiotherapy Education.

Visit the University of Limericks graduate entry webpage

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • Graduates from any discipline may apply. Submit application via CAO, the closing date for 2015 applications is February 1st
  • GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.The closing date for GAMSAT registration is February 1st
  • 53- minimum GAMSAT score in 2014

Non- EU Residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • For candidates who meet this requirement, GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will then be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.

Non-EU applicants should contact The Atlantic Bridge Programme for admissions, applications and information on financial aid at Medicine, Dentistry, and Physiotherapy Education.

Visit the University of Limericks graduate entry webpage

Non- EU Residents

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • For candidates who meet this requirement, GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will then be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.

Non-EU applicants should contact The Atlantic Bridge Programme for admissions, applications and information on financial aid at Medicine, Dentistry, and Physiotherapy Education.

Visit the University of Limericks graduate entry webpage

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2.1 (second class honours, grade one) result in their first honours bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8).
  • For candidates who meet this requirement, GAMSAT (Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admissions Test) will then be used as the sole instrument to select students for the programme.

Non-EU applicants should contact The Atlantic Bridge Programme for admissions, applications and information on financial aid at Medicine, Dentistry, and Physiotherapy Education.

Visit the University of Limericks graduate entry webpage

Non-EU applicants should contact The Atlantic Bridge Programme for admissions, applications and information on financial aid at Medicine, Dentistry, and Physiotherapy Education.

Visit the University of Limericks graduate entry webpage

Visit the University of Limericks graduate entry webpage