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RCSI is an innovative, world leading health sciences institution, with undergraduate and postgraduate schools and faculties across the spectrum of health sciences. We lead and advocate lifelong learning in medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, healthcare management & leadership, nursing & midwifery, surgery and postgraduate clinical and biomedical research.


RCSI degrees are accredited via our compliance with the national qualifications agency Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) as well as professional regulators across each discipline.

Research and innovation

We are home to numerous healthcare research collaborations and centres with leading research minds driving pioneering breakthroughs in human health.

RCSI's research is focused on improving human health through translational research: clinical, laboratory-based and health service research informed by bedside problems and societal and global health challenges. It is focused on innovative research that leads to improved diagnostics, therapeutics and devices; tackles important healthcare delivery issues; informs policy and clinical practice and enhances the quality of education of healthcare professionals.

As an exclusively health sciences-focused education and research institution with strong links to acute hospitals and other institutions that reflect the wide diversity of healthcare facilities and needs, RCSI is uniquely placed to develop and enhance research for the benefit of patients and to improve human health. Our strategic research clusters include:

Our leading research minds deliver impactful collaborative research in the following areas of medical and clinical expertise: 

At RCSI, we believe meaningful engagement, collaboration and partnership with international academics and industry is an essential component in achieving our research mission. During the period 2013 - 2018 RCSI affiliated researchers collaborated with over 1,700 international academic and industry institutions producing over 2,400 co-authored publications. As an institution, our field-weighted citation impact is twice the world average.

Our research is applied to enable improved diagnostics, therapeutics, devices, healthcare delivery and clinical practice.  

Located in the heart of Dublin city centre, with four international campuses and students from over 60 countries worldwide we have a global reach that informs a global perspective on how we train future clinical professionals today. Students attending RCSI experience a city campus which exudes diversity and a unique intercultural atmosphere.

RCSI is a truly unique international education institution with an impact reaching far beyond the old front doors of our headquarters at 123 St. Stephens Green. Our staff, students and researchers strive to fulfil our mission ‘to educate nurture and discover for the benefit of human health'. Our quarterly newsletter ‘RCSI Collaborate' keeps our national and international network of education and research collaborators and stakeholders informed about our education and research news and events.



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