Emergency Medical Science (Immediate Care), M.Sc. | University College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
M.Sc. On Campus

Emergency Medical Science (Immediate Care)

24 months
26400 EUR/year
3340 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Emergency Medical Science (Immediate Care) programme at the University College Dublin develops knowledge and skills in Immediate Care with emphasis on assessment, diagnosis and management of trauma and medical emergencies in adult and paediatric patients.


The Emergency Medical Science (Immediate Care) programme at the University College Dublin will prepare and support colleagues to provide pre-hospital care in these and other emergencies. Alongside these clinical challenges, we face systems issues such as organisation, teamwork, the evidence behind our care and the pace of rapid change in the nature of this care – all issues tackled by the programme.

Who should take this course?

  • This course is aimed at healthcare professionals whose role involves pre-hospital emergency care
  • All participants will build on and contribute their existing clinical expertise and experience to the development of an effective inter-professional approach to patient care

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Prehospital Emergency Care
  • EMS Therapeutics
  • Cardiac & Trauma Care
  • Clinical Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are invited from registered medical practitioners and other registered healthcare providers, whose role involves pre hospital emergency care
  • Applicants must hold a primary degree
  • After initial assessment of your application, you may be invited to attend for interview in person or via an online interview platform
  • International applicants should contact the Academic Director for information regarding availability and eligibility
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must meet UCD's minimum English language requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3340 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3340 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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