Nursing - Childrens & General Nursing - Integrated

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Childrens & General Nursing - Integrated
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK712
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4.5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements LEAVING CERTIFICATE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Mathematics and a laboratory science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science) and any two other subjects recognised for entry purposes.

Students are subject to Garda vetting and Fitness to Practise.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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We are committed to providing entry to the first year of many of our degree programmes to students who have been awarded recognised QQI (FET/ FETAC) Level 5 and Level 6 qualifications. There are appro...

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Mature Applicants

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To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2023 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more informatio...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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 Approximate Available Places 24
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

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Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

The BSc Children’s and General Nursing (Integrated) programme allows graduates to start work as a qualified children’s or general nurse in a variety of clinical settings immediately a...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
NU1026 Academic Writing, Information Technology & Evidence-Based Nursing Practice, NU1032
Fundamental Knowledge & Skills for Nursing Practice (10 credits),
NU1040 Infection...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
All Nursing and Midwifery undergraduate students will need to have access to their own personal Apple device (iPad or iPad mini) (iOS 12 or higher) and an Apple pen (or other compatible stylus) to complete scheduled clinical placements and programme work while in college. For more information see our Nursing & Midwifery page.
Careers or Further Progression

On graduation, students can seek employment as a children’s or general nurse working in a wide range of areas, including hospitals, community/home nursing, schools, and nursing homes. Traditionally, Irish nurses are highl...

Further Enquiries Dr Margaret Curtin

Ms Eimear Corcoran

FACEBOOK: College of Medicine and Health UCC
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2022 554 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2021 565
2020 533