Incoming Medical Electives

UCC School of Medicine welcomes incoming medical student electives during the months of June, July and August (June 1 – August 31, 2018 inclusive).  We provide medical electives for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 4 weeks in a variety of clinical specialities.

The application process runs from October 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018 (no late applications will be processed).

Electives can be selected in the following clinical departments:

Medicine (General Medicine, Gastroenterology, Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Medicine for the Elderly, Rheumatology, Endocrinology and Renal Medicine, ENT, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nephrology, Ophthalmology, Radiology)

Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Paediatrics & Child Health

Surgery (General Surgery, Anaesthesia, Orthopaedics)

Please carefully read the UCC Guidelines for Incoming Medical Electives 2018.  This document summarises all relevant details which you will require to complete your application.

Please note that UCC School of Medicine is currently not in a position to complete any further Erasmus placements.

UCC Guidelines for Incoming Clinical Medical Electives 2018

UCC Clinical Elective 2018 Application Form

UCC Clinical Electives 2018 Deans Statement 

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