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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to sit the HPAT exam?

Non-EU status students applying for undergraduate Medicine places do not need to sit the HPAT exam.

When are the interviews?

Zoom/Skype interviews are held in February every year. In person interviews are also possible depending on location.

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 see our “Entry Requirements” page on this website

Is there a discount through the IUMC system?

Yes, the IUMC offers a discount between 4,000 – 8,000 Euro per year to our students.

UCD is the only university who do not have a discount in place.

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 2022 tuition fees?

NUIG Medicine: 42,500 EUR
TCD Medicine: 42,500 EUR
UCC Medicine: 42,500 EUR
UCD Medicine: 54,560 EUR
TCD Dentistry: 42,500 EUR
UCC Dentistry: 42,500 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 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?

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

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