Transition Year Programme in Medicine
The School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin runs a one-week programme for transition year students, taking approximately 24 students every year. This programme allows transition year students to experience what studying Medicine and being a doctor is about. The week consists of talks and presentations in a classroom setting, practical sessions in physiology, clinical skills and problem based learning, workshops, simulation session, clinical bedside tutorials, joining a medical or surgical team for a day, research laboratories and reflection on the week.
The main objective of this programme is to allow the transition year student to gain a sense of the nature of activities involved in undergraduate study at the School of Medicine at Trinity College Dublin and to gain an insight into the nature of the work of a medical doctor.