The Academic Unit of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine provides an input to educational modules of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. In addition to contributing lectures, tutorials and clinical electives to the curriculum of the School of Medicine, a contribution is also made to the education of allied health professionals including students of the Discipline of Physiotherapy, the School of Nursing and related academic units.

Undergraduate research opportunities are available to students of of the College, as well as students of outside national and international institutes.  All students are welcome to contact the Academic Unit of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at any time discuss research ideas, clinical interests and educational opportunities.

Mentorship in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is also provided to undergraduate Medical Students completing the Interacalated MSc in Bioengineering.

Summer Studentships

Studentships for the placement of medical and physiotherapy students have been established at Sports Surgery Clinic in conjunction with Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.  In addition to summer placements, rotations of shorter duration are available during the year.

These positions are competitively awarded and every effort is made to match students into research and clinical placements suitable for them.  Positions linked to teams and clubs are also provided for.

For further information please contact our office directly for details on our application process.