RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Study Pharmacy at RCSI Dublin

Pharmacy is the study of the design, development, mode of action, manufacture and clinical use of medicines in patient care. With an RCSI Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) degree, you will be positioned at the heart of healthcare, equipped with the necessary academic and technical skills, and inspired by the experience of learning from leaders in their specialties, in a field that offers exciting career opportunities across the globe.

As an RCSI Pharmacy Graduate, you will have:

A career that works for you...
  • Choose to work across the globe thanks to an internationally portable qualification
  • Explore a range of career opportunities from hospital and clinical pharmacy to regulatory bodies to world leading pharmaceutical companies
  • Contribute to innovation and discovery in healthcare
  • Become a fully qualified healthcare professional immediately after graduation, giving you access to attractive salaries and high employability after just five years of study.

A career that enables you to work for the benefit of others…
The role of the pharmacist is constantly evolving and expanding allowing you to:
  • Take clinical responsibility caring for patients in hospital or community settings
  • Adopt one of the many expanding pharmacy specialties in cancer care, medicines safety, paediatrics, or mental health
  • Work on the frontiers of research, leading the quest for innovations and discoveries that improve human health.

A career that you are ready for…
  • Specialist training and strategically targeted work placements ensure that RCSI Pharmacy Graduates are ready for the workplace immediately after graduation
  • Graduates have an internationally portable qualification and can register as pharmacists in Ireland and throughout the European Union immediately after graduation
  • The MPharm will also act as a platform for professional pharmacy registration in other geographies.

Alternatively, students can choose to exit the MPharm programme at the end of year 4 and graduate with a National University of Ireland (NUI)/RCSI accredited Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSc Pharm) which allows them to return to their home country to fulfil licensure requirements as per local pharmacy board regulations.

For more information, please download RCSI Pharmacy Prospectus.