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RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

Location

RCSI Dublin, Dublin Ireland

Ranking

# =163QS WUR Ranking By Subject

About RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences is an innovative, independent, not-for-profit Irish university, dedicated to education, training and research in medicine and health sciences.  We are the home of Ireland’s largest medical school and the largest clinical simulation facility in Europe.

Founded in 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland, our university has seven schools offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and professional qualifications aligned to Ireland’s national framework of qualifications. We are home to numerous healthcare institutes as well as leading research centres driving pioneering breakthroughs in human health. Located in the heart of Dublin, with international campuses in Bahrain and Malaysia and a student community of over sixty nationalities, we have an international perspective on how we train tomorrow’s clinical professionals today.

RCSI is ranked Top 50 in the World for goal 3 “Good Health & Wellbeing” by the Times Higher Impact Ranking (2022). We continually invest and commit to ensuring our education and research responds to the needs of society and is focused on improving the lives of people and communities around the world.

A deep professional responsibility to enhance human health through innovation and collaboration in education, research and service informs all that we do. We welcome students and researchers into programmes of academic excellence and a lifelong community of colleagues that is clinically led, nurturing and supportive, enabling them to realise their potential to serve our global patient community.

We remain committed to institutional independence, service, academic freedom, diversity and humanitarian concern. Our independence enables us to chart our own course in service of excellence in human health. Placing the patient at the centre of all that we do, our values of  R espect,  C ollaboration,  S cholarship and  I nnovation continue to unite and direct our purpose.

RCSI degrees are accredited via our compliance with the national qualifications agency Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) as well as professional regulators across each discipline.

Research and innovation

RCSI is home to numerous health sciences research collaborations and centres with leading research minds driving pioneering breakthroughs in human health.

Our research is focused on translational research: clinical, laboratory-based and health service research informed by bedside problems and societal and global health challenges. It is focused on innovative research that leads to improved diagnostics, therapeutics and devices; tackles important healthcare delivery issues; informs policy and clinical practice and enhances the quality of education of healthcare professionals.

As an exclusively health sciences-focused education and research institution with strong links to acute hospitals, RCSI is uniquely placed to develop and enhance research for the benefit of patients and to improve human health. Our strategic research themes include:

  • Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine
  • Cancer
  • Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Population Health and Health Services
  • Surgical Science & Practice
  • Vascular Biology

During the period 2017 – 2021, RCSI affiliated researchers collaborated with over 3,700 international academic and industry institutions, producing over 5,900 publications and generating 85,000 citations (source: SciVal 2017-2021 July 2022).

Students attending RCSI experience a city campus which exudes diversity and a vibrant  intercultural atmosphere.

RCSI is a truly unique international education institution with an impact reaching far beyond the ancient front doors of our headquarters at 123 St. Stephens Green. Our staff, students and researchers strive to fulfil our mission ‘to educate nurture and discover for the benefit of human health’.

About RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences is an innovative, independent, not-for-profit Irish university, dedicated to education, training and research in medicine and health sciences.  We are the home of Ireland’s largest medical school and the largest clinical simulation facility in Europe.

Founded in 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland, our university has seven schools offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and professional qualifications aligned to Ireland’s national framework of qualifications. We are home to numerous healthcare institutes as well as leading research centres driving pioneering breakthroughs in human health. Located in the heart of Dublin, with international campuses in Bahrain and Malaysia and a student community of over sixty nationalities, we have an international perspective on how we train tomorrow’s clinical professionals today.

RCSI is ranked Top 50 in the World for goal 3 “Good Health & Wellbeing” by the Times Higher Impact Ranking (2022). We continually invest and commit to ensuring our education and research responds to the needs of society and is focused on improving the lives of people and communities around the world.

A deep professional responsibility to enhance human health through innovation and collaboration in education, research and service informs all that we do. We welcome students and researchers into programmes of academic excellence and a lifelong community of colleagues that is clinically led, nurturing and supportive, enabling them to realise their potential to serve our global patient community.

We remain committed to institutional independence, service, academic freedom, diversity and humanitarian concern. Our independence enables us to chart our own course in service of excellence in human health. Placing the patient at the centre of all that we do, our values of  R espect,  C ollaboration,  S cholarship and  I nnovation continue to unite and direct our purpose.

RCSI degrees are accredited via our compliance with the national qualifications agency Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) as well as professional regulators across each discipline.

Research and innovation

RCSI is home to numerous health sciences research collaborations and centres with leading research minds driving pioneering breakthroughs in human health.

Our research is focused on translational research: clinical, laboratory-based and health service research informed by bedside problems and societal and global health challenges. It is focused on innovative research that leads to improved diagnostics, therapeutics and devices; tackles important healthcare delivery issues; informs policy and clinical practice and enhances the quality of education of healthcare professionals.

As an exclusively health sciences-focused education and research institution with strong links to acute hospitals, RCSI is uniquely placed to develop and enhance research for the benefit of patients and to improve human health. Our strategic research themes include:

  • Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine
  • Cancer
  • Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Population Health and Health Services
  • Surgical Science & Practice
  • Vascular Biology

During the period 2017 – 2021, RCSI affiliated researchers collaborated with over 3,700 international academic and industry institutions, producing over 5,900 publications and generating 85,000 citations (source: SciVal 2017-2021 July 2022).

Students attending RCSI experience a city campus which exudes diversity and a vibrant  intercultural atmosphere.

RCSI is a truly unique international education institution with an impact reaching far beyond the ancient front doors of our headquarters at 123 St. Stephens Green. Our staff, students and researchers strive to fulfil our mission ‘to educate nurture and discover for the benefit of human health’.

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Rankings & ratings

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences is one of the top universities in Dublin, Ireland. It is ranked #=163 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2024.

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2013
    #151-200
  • 2015
    #301-400
  • 2016
    #301-400
  • 2017
    #451-500
  • 2017
    #251-300
  • 2017
    #251-300
  • 2017
    #401-450
  • 2018
    #451-500
  • 2018
    #201-250
  • 2018
    #251-300
  • 2018
    #401-450
  • 2019
    #251-300
  • 2019
    #451-500
  • 2020
    #401-450
  • 2020
    #201-250
  • 2020
    #201-250
  • 2021
    #201-250
  • 2021
    #401-450
  • 2021
    #251-300
  • 2022
    #=353
  • 2022
    #151-200
  • 2022
    #151-200
  • 2023
    #328
  • 2023
    #601-650
  • 2023
    #201-250
  • 2023
    #151-200
  • 2024
    #=327
  • 2024
    #551-600
  • 2024
    #151-200
  • 2024
    #=163
  • 2024
    #151-200

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