Studying Medicine at NUI Galway 

Useful Downloads:

Health Screening

- International Student Brochure

The Course: M.B. B.Ch. B.A.O. (Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics)

The undergraduate medical programme at NUI Galway is of 5 and 6 year's duration. The 6 year Programme consists of a Foundation Year plus 5 years. Most overseas students enter the 5 year programme and exemptions from some modules may be allowed if the curricular content has been covered elsewhere at third level.  There is considerable integration of clinical and science subjects throughout the course. Teaching is conducted at the University, the Galway University Hospital (GUH) and affiliated hospitals. On successful completion of the programme, students graduate with an M.B. B.Ch. B.A.O. (Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics) of the National University of Ireland.  

How to Apply

The School of Medicine is now accepting applications for September 2020, entry to our Undergraduate Medical Degree Programme.

Application routes; 

  1. Undergraduate entry to Medicine for EU School Leavers is managed by the Central Applications Office (www.cao.ie). 
  2. Undergraduate entry to Medicine for Non-EU School Leavers/Degree holders, is managed by a team of International Education Consultants/Agents with whom we have partnerships. If you would like to apply to study medicine at our School, please contact one of the Education Agents listed below, who will advise you on the application and recruitment process specific to your country of application.
  3. The School of Medicine at NUI Galway, is unable to faciliate transfer requests from other institutions. Prospective applicants must apply through one of the channels outlined above.  
Country /Region              Application Information Application Deadlines - September 
2020 Entry
Website Email 
  • The Americas
  • Canada           

Agent: Atlantic Bridge

http://www.atlanticbridge.com/medicine/
request-application/ 

 

Closing date:  15 November, 2019

http://www.atlanticbridge.com

Applications will be considered after 15th November, but will be considered as a late application, and subject to a late application fee. 

admissions@atlanticbridge.com

  • South East Asia 

Agent: Study Ireland    

 

Closing date: 

15 January, 2020

https://www.facebook.com/IUMCMalaysia/  

info@iumc.com.my

seamus.mchugh@iumcireland.com

 

The Gulf

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Oman
  • Kuwait       

 

For Government Scholar applicants from Kuwait,  Saudi Arabia and Oman, please contact your local Cultural Bureau/Embassy. 

Initial enquiries can also be sent to Castel Education.

 

Rolling deadline

 

Please visit individual Embassy/Cultural Bureaus for more information



 

 

 


tracy@casteleducation.com   

  • The Middle East/Gulf
  • Africa


Agent
: Castel Education

For non-Government Scholars (private applicants) from the Gulf countries, the wider Middle East Region and Africa please contact Castel Education 

 
Rolling deadline

 


tracy@casteleducation.com

  • All other Regions /Countries (excluding those listed on this page)

 

Agent: Study Ireland 

 

15th January, 2020

 

 

seamus.mchugh@studyireland.education

 GNIB/International Affairs Office, NUI Galway

Following registration at NUI Galway, the International Affairs Office will schedule GNIB appointments for all new entrant international students.  These appointment usually take place early October, each year. Please ensure you attend your appointment at the scheduled date/time.