- About Us
- Prospective Students
- Current Students
- Graduate Studies & CPD
- International Students
- Atlantic Corridor
- School of Medicine Research & Postgraduate Affairs Committee
- Funding Sources
- Supplement Award
- UG Research Registration Grant
- Postgraduate Research Funding Opportunities
- Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
- The Sheppard Memorial Prize
- HRB Summer Student Scholarships
- Welcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarships
- MMI Clinical & Translational Research Scholars programme
- RPAC Information
- RPAC Committee Meetings and Members
- Funding Sources
- INSPIRE lecture series
- Incoming Medical Electives
- Medical Education Unit
- Prep for Med
- Medical Graduates Association
- Mode of Teaching Delivery and Timetables
UCC has an extensive range of teaching hospitals, with the majority located a short distance from the medical school. These hospitals include all major medical specialties, including Ireland’s only Level 1 Trauma Centre and the new Cork University Maternity Hospital. The medical school has dedicated teaching staff and co-ordinators in the teaching hospitals. This large network of teaching hospitals gives students a diverse range of clinical experience. Most of our clinicians are actively involved in research and supervise a range of medical student research projects. Post-graduate speciality training also occurs in these hospitals under the auspices of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.
UCC Teaching Hospitals
Cork University Hospital (CUH), incorporating the Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH), is an 820 bed tertiary referral hospital. All of the major specialties are practised here and the hospital accommodates the majority of student core clinical attachments. CUH has the only Level 1 trauma centre in Ireland. The hospital has a new Cardiac and Renal unit (2010) and a new Maternity hospital.
The Mercy University Hospital was established in 1857 and has a long tradition in medical education. Located in the busy centre of Cork city, this 340 bed hospital offers a wide range of specialty services.
South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital
The South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital (260 beds) is the regional centre for ENT and Dermatology services.
The Bon Secours Health System) has two large hospitals in Cork and Kerry providing a wide range of clinical teaching in Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics and Anaesthesia.
University Hospital Waterford is a bed teaching hospital offering a wide range of speciality services including a busy Emergency Department. The hospital is a designated National Cancer Control centre.
(Surgery, Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics)
South Tipperary General Hospital Clonmel
(Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Gerontology)
(Medicine, Surgery, Gerontology)
(Palliative Care and Elderly Medicine)