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

Expand+Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Maths and a Lab Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry and Agricultural Science).

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Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


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 Approx. Mature Intake 4
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. Intake 22
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 4
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

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 consultatio...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
NU1040 Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing and Midwifery Practice (5 credits) NU1052 Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn I (10 credits) NU1053 Midwives and Professional Practice I (10 credits) NU1055 Interpersonal Communi...

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Careers or Further Progression Further Study
There is a large suite of postgraduate courses available, to facilitate further study needs, which include a range of online and blended-learning courses.
Further Enquiries Dr Geri McLoughlin, Programme Lead
Catherine McAuley,
School of Nursing and Midwifery
T: +353 (0) 21 490 1562/4901463
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 484
2019 454
2018 451 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)