Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to sit the HPAT exam?

Non-EU status students applying for undergraduate Medicine and Dentistry places are not required to sit the HPAT exam.

When are the interviews?

Zoom/Skype interviews are held in late February and early March.

When is the deadline to apply?

The deadline is January 15th for the first round of interviews in February. Late applications will be accepted on a case by case basis.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Please click here to check the minimum entry requirements

When does the course start?


Is student accommodation available?

Yes, the IUMC assists students secure suitable accommodation.

Is Ireland an English speaking country?


What degrees are awarded by Irish medical schools?

Medicine: MB BCh BAO 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 alumni progress to leadership positions in healthcare around the world.

What are the tuition fees for the September 2024 intake?

Trinity College Dublin Medicine: €48,090
University College Cork Medicine: €47,000
University College Dublin Medicine: €59,070
University of Galway Medicine: €48,000
Trinity College Dublin Dentistry: €48,090
University College Cork Dentistry: €47,000

What are the living costs in Ireland?

Living costs in Ireland 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 to €15,000 per academic year. Return flights not included.

How long are the undergraduate medical programmes in Ireland?

There are 5 and 6 year programmes available at IUMC Medical schools.
5 Year – University College Cork, University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, University of Galway
6 Year – University College Dublin and University of Galway
Students graduating high school can apply to 5 or 6 Year Direct Entry Medicine.

How much is the application Fee?

The application fee is €50

How to apply?

You can click ENQUIRE NOW on the IUMC website. Complete all the information and our team will get in touch with an application form and other important information. Candidates can then complete the application form and submit documents to our IUMC office.

Can I apply to more than one university?

All non-EU international students from the ASEAN region (including other nationalities studying in this region) can apply to the 4 IUMC partner universities with 1 simple application.

Students outside the ASEAN region can contact our team for application advice for individual universities.

Students who qualify for EU status apply through the Central Applications Office (CAO) www.cao.ie

Click here to begin the process! We will advise on the exact procedure considering your education qualifications and location.

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