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Course Code:
DN400
Title:
Medicine
College:
UCD (NUI)
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
6 Years

 

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The first year is a foundation year, covering biology, chemistry, physics and clinical science. Students then spend five years in two broad phases: pre-clinical and clinical study. Studies include patient-based teaching in small groups where students learn the necessary skills under the tuition of highly qualified clinical tutors.



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Graduates qualify to pursue careers in general medical practice or post graduate specialist areas.

 

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2013 Points

747#

Change from 2012: 

2

History:

2012 - 745#*
2011 - #735
2010 - 725
2009 - #720
2008 - 570*
2007 - 570
2006 - 575*
2005 - 575*
2004 - 570*
2003 - 565*
2002 - 555*
2001 - 545*
2000 - 550

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