Nursing - Mental Health Nursing

University College Cork

 

Course Name Nursing - Mental Health Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK720
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons) RGN
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).

Student Garda V...

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.

Applic...

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 QQI FET LINKS www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/fetac/medicinehealth
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Approx. Mature Intake 7 (In addition to applying to the CAO, Mature Applicants must also register and apply for the Assessment Test through the Public Appointments Service (PAS) website).
Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
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
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
On completion of the BSc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing, you can apply to register as a Psychiatric Nurse to NMBI, the profession’s regulatory body.

The course will provide you with excellent opportunities to develop knowledge a...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 modules

Academic Writing, Information Technology and Evidence Based Nursing Practice; Fundamental Knowledge and Skills for Nursing Practice; Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing and Midwifery Practice; Sociological concepts for Nurs...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment including essays, projects, seminar presentations, assessment of clinical skills and learning, in-class tests, self- and peer-assessment. Students are assessed by expert clinical nurses while on their clinical placements.

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
The course aims to provide you with sound clinical nursing skills (and the supporting knowledge base) necessary for starting your professional career as a Mental Health Nurse. These skills will be further developed thr...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Teresa Wills, Course Director
t.wills@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 1472
http://www.ucc.ie/en/nursingmidwifery/

Gemma McCarthy, Executive Assistant for First Year Nursing & Midwifery Students
gemmamccarthy@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 1521
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2020 423
2019 413
2018 419 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)