Nursing - Midwifery

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Midwifery
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK740
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 years
Specific Subjects or Course 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

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 O...

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.
Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

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 Approx. available places 28
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

A midwife has knowledge and skills to support women in pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. A midwife can effectively coordinate, organise and manage midwifery care of mothers and babies on their own initiative and in ...

Subjects Taught

NU1040 Infection Prevention & Control for Nursing & Midwifery Practice (5 credits),
NU1052 Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Newborn I (10 credits),
NU1053 Midwives & Professional Practice I (10 credits),
NU1055 Interpersonal...

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Careers or Further Progression CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
On graduation you can seek employment as a registered midwife. Midwives are highly sought-after in Ireland, and other countries, in particular within Australia, Canada and the UK.

There is a large suite of postgraduate courses available to you on graduation, which include a range of online and blended-learning courses. For further information please see the postgraduate study page at:
Further Enquiries Dr Margaret Murphy

Ms Eimear Corcoran

TWITTER: @uccnursmid
Facebook: College of Medicine and Health UCC
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 509 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 484
2019 454