Health Science (Medicine)
Foundation Course

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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 one of nine world renowned Universities.

  • Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI)
  • St George’s University London (SGUL)
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
  • 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

English

90
Students in Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

227
Medical students placed

9
Specialised University partners

Tuition Fees

  Euro USD GBP
Health Science (Medicine) Foundation Programme €15,800 $19,700 £14,000

European Medicine Scholarship to the value of €2,800 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 Element Hours per week
English for Academic Purposes 6
Assessment Support for Science 2
Mathematics for Science 6
Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Biology at 6 hours/week each 12
Additional Chemistry 1
Pastoral care/progression counselling 1

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