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FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to sit the HPAT exam?

Undergraduate students applying for non-EU Medicne places do not need to sit the HPAT exam.

Students who apply for 4 year Graduate Entry Medicine need to sit the GAMSAT or MCAT.

When are the interviews?

In person interviews are held in February every year. Skype interviews and interviews in Ireland are made by appointment.

When is the deadline to apply?

Contact our admissions team for details.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Please see our “Entry Requirements” page on this website

Is there a discount through the IUMC system?

Yes, the IUMC offers a discount between EUR 6,000 – 11,000 per year to our students.

Is student accommodation available?

Yes, the IUMC assists our students with securing suitable accommodation.

Do I have to be a citizen of a specific country to apply?

No, we welcome students from all non-EU countries. We also welcome students with EU passports who have non-EU status for application purposes.

What degrees are awarded by Irish medical schools?

Medicine: M.B. B.Ch. B.A.O Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics

Dentistry: BDS (University College Cork) and B. DENT. SC (Trinity College Dublin)

Is the degree recognised internationally?

Irish Degrees are held in high regard internationally and IUMC students have gone on to become leaders in Medicine and Dentistry worldwide.

What are the tuition fees?

Medicine: 2020 tuition fees range from 39,000 – 53,000 EUR
Dentistry: 2020 tuition Fees are 39,000 EUR

What are the living costs in Ireland?

Living costs depend on where you are studying in Ireland, the type of accommodation you book, and the student’s personal lifestyle.  On average, we estimate that a student will spend between €10,000 and €13,000 per academic year.

How long are the medical programs in Ireland?

There are 4, 5 and 6 year programmes available at IUMC Medical schools.
5 Year – University College Cork, University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Galway
6 Year – University College Dublin and National University of Ireland, Galway
4 Year – University College Cork and University College Dublin

How much is the application Fee?

The application fee is 50 EUR

How to apply?

You can click APPLY NOW on the IUMC website. Complete all the information and upload your supporting documents. If you have any questions prior to applying please get in touch with our IUMC team.

Can I apply to more than one university?

Yes, you can apply to all 4 universities with the IUMC.

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