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The information listed for Ireland was provided by individuals knowledgeable about PME in Ireland. If you note errors or omissions or would like to provide additional information, please click here.

Duration of studies

Trainee selection process

Access is by competition.

Specialty curriculum authority

There are different institutions in charge of postgraduate studies under the supervision of the Medical Council and the Postgraduate Medical and Dental Board, which are public institutions.

Licensing authority

The Medical Council
Portobello Court
Lower Rathmines Road
tel: +353 1 496 55 88
fax: +353 1 496 59 72


Areas of specialization

There are 34 full-time postgraduate courses at institutions in the Republic of Ireland. When postgraduate studies are finished, physicians receive a Certificate of Accreditation.

Legal references

[last update: March 1, 2010]