Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Medicine
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR051
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters M.B. (Bachelor in Medicine), B.Ch. (Bachelor in Surgery) & B.A.O. (Bachelor in Obstetrics)
Duration 5 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+TR051 Medicine is no longer a restricted course. However, note the deadline for the HPAT-Ireland test remains at 20 January.

Applicants must register for the HPAT-Ireland admission test by 20 January 2019 (via:


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
Mature Applicants

Expand+All undergraduate courses in Trinity are open to mature applicants. Mature student applicants are not required to satisfy the normal minimum entry requirements and are not required to meet competitive academic entry levels (e.g. Leaving Certificate p...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 2018: 121
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Medicine?
Medicine is a unique course in that students study a wide range of subjects with the overarching objective of understanding the science and practice of healing. In today’s world, medicine and the practice of healthcare are constan...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study

First, Second And Third Years
Students study the biomedical sciences to create an understanding of the knowledge underlying medicine and begin clinical science in the first term through the Family Case Study. Tea...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method The assessment structure is wide and varied and includes in-course assessment of practical and clinical skills, as well as case studies, research projects, formal written and oral examinations and objective structured clinical examinations. Formative assessment and reflective practice are also used to promote the personal development of the student and inform teaching and learning.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate skills and career opportunities
As a doctor, you will have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to making a decision about your career. In Ireland, many graduates wait until their year as an intern is complete before committing to...

Further Enquiries Get In Touch!
Tel: +353 1 896 1075
Points History
Year Points
2019 730 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 731 #* (Not all on this points score were offered places AND Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 732 #* (Not all on this points score were offered places AND Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)