Cork University Hospital Clinical Medical School

Project Description

University College Cork have long recognised the need to develop high quality educational and training facilities at the Cork University Hospital campus. The development of the Cork University Clinical Medical School (CUCMS) at Cork University Hospital (CUH) is proposed to address significant shortfalls in existing educational and student support facilities for the student population at CUH.  It is proposed that specific space is developed as part of the CUCMS project for further education and training infrastructure development for staff and other healthcare student needs at CUH.

The proposed building It will comprise 2,400m2 of teaching and student space incorporating a lecture theatre, and various teaching rooms with media and IT facilities along with staff offices and accommodation for student facilities including a locker room and Quiet Space. There will also be 800m2 of “Shell” space set aside for future education, training and research needs for the HSE.

The intended goals for the CUCMS@CUH development will be to:

  • provide a centralised, multi-functional facility for Clinical Education and Training on the CUH site.
  • adhere to and monitor internal best practice, trends and standards of education and training progress towards the CUH site, meeting education and training requirements of the statutory regulatory training
  • meet the anticipated increasing requirements in providing undergraduate facilities at the site as the consolidation of acute services progress.
  • provide a first phase in a larger scale, modular development to comprehensively address the extensive education, training and continuing
  • professional development requirements of the larger staff body at the important clinical site.  


Tim Cronin

Capital Projects Officer


Finbarr Wall

Deputy Capital Projects Officer


Design Team


Avanti Architects


Civil Structural

Malachy Walsh & Partners


Mech & Elect

JV Tierney


Quantity Surveyor

Tony O’Regan



Advanced Safety Management

 Project Status:   Statutory Approvals have been received.  Project to be tendered in Q3 2023

For more information, please contact Tim Cronin, Capital Projects Officer @  

Buildings and Estates Office

Foirgnimh agus Eastáit

Western Road, Cork