Nursing - Mental Health Nursing

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Nursing - Mental Health Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN453
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects

Applicants who have previously failed to meet programme requirements in any Nursing or Midwifery programme or have any issues which would affect their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland will not normally be eligible.

Health Screening & Garda Vetting
See below for further information.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 1
Minimum QQI-FET points 2019: 390* FET points. It was not possible to offer all applicants with 390 points so random selection was applied.

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6)...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2020, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 26
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this course for me?
If you want to care for the psychological, social, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of others, becoming a mental health nurse is the first step towards a highly rewarding career. This exciting degree prepares y...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?*
You will study a diverse range of subjects related to understanding yourself and others emotionally, psychologically, physically, spiritually and socially. You will learn how to communicate in a therapeutic way and to support and...

Assessment Method Assessment is through a combination of end-of-semester exams and continuous assessment, including assessment of performance on clinical placements.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
You will have the opportunity to work as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse to consolidate your learning and further develop your knowledge and expertise. You can later specialise and practice as a Clinical Nurse Sp...

Further Enquiries UCD Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems
Programme Office
Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4
nursing@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 6407/6569
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Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 392
2018 387
2017 381