Health Science (Medicine)
Foundation Course

Your Pathway to
Study Medicine Abroad

The best route for international students to study Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing or Health Science in Ireland, UK or mainland Europe.

Study in a world renowned University.

  • Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI)
  • St George’s University London (SGUL)
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
  • Queen Mary University of London (Malta campus)
  • Debrecen University in Hungary
  • Charles University in the Czech Republic
  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • European University Cyprus
  • St Georges University, Grenada
  • Manchester Metropolitan University (Nursing Only)

You will treasure the friendships you make here. We ensure you are looked after in terms of settling in, adapting to a new and exciting culture and that you enjoy all that Ireland has to offer. At DIFC we provide a personal approach to learning and student life

September & January

Dublin & Cork

9 months


Students in Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

Medical students placed

Specialised University partners

Tuition Fees

Health Science (Medicine) Foundation Programme€17,800$20,100£15,400

European Medicine Scholarship to the value of €2,000 is available for students studying in our Cork campus. Scholarship value is deducted from the tuition fees above.

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Application Process

Complete online application form

Attach academic certificates, results, transcripts, English Language level certification (IELTS), passport and CV

We will assess your application and respond within 3 working days. If successful we will issue a Conditional Offer Letter and invoice

To secure your place on the programme, full fees must be paid (payment plans may be available)

We will send you a Final Acceptance Letter (which you will need for your visa application) and information about accommodation options

Apply for your visa (if required). We will help you with your visa application

Receive your visa and book your flights to Ireland!

Health Science (Medicine) Foundation Programme
Course Content

Programme ElementHours per week
English for Academic Purposes6
Assessment Support for Science2
Mathematics for Science6
Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Biology at 6 hours/week each12
Additional Chemistry1
Pastoral care/progression counselling1

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