Medicine in UCD – the graduate entry route

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Hi everyone, we are Chloe and Grainne, second year graduate entry medicine (GEM) students and we will be writing a few posts throughout the year about our experiences in the course.

We both completed our undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Health and Life Sciences in UCD so we are just settling in to our sixth year here!

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Some of you might be entering GEM1 or thinking about it as an option for the future, so feel free to get in touch if you have any questions! The course itself runs over four years and for the last two years you join in with the undergrad students for clinical practice. The first two preclinical years are essentially the first three undergraduate years (and pre-med) condensed into two. So it is intense and it is tough, make no mistake about that – but it is great as well!

The class size is roughly…

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