Nursing - Intellectual Disability Nursing

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Intellectual Disability Nursing
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TR097
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters B.Sc. (Cur.)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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Leaving Certificate
O6/H6 Mathematics

O6/H6 In one of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Physics/Chemistry or Agricultural Science

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Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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There is an entry route to a number of degree programmes in Trinity for applicants presenting appropriate FETAC QQI FET (level 5) qualifications. Applicants presenting distinctions in five modules can be considered for admis...

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Mature Applicants Applications must be received by the CAO by 1 February of the proposed year of entry. You are not required to submit a mature-student supplementary application form to Trinity. However, you will be invited to attend a written assessment by the Nursing Careers Centre.
Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 2018: 32
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is a Nurse?

The role of the nurse is to provide evidence-based, culturally-sensitive care in order to assist the individual to lead an independent healthy lifestyle, overcome ill health or experience a peaceful death. The nurse achieves this...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Intellectual Disability Nursing

The intellectual disability nurse provides therapeutic interventions, practical support, and nursing care for persons with an intellectual disability of all ages and abilities. The intellectual disability nurse may...

Assessment Method A combination of examinations, essays, clinical projects, clinical skills, laboratory techniques, literature reviews (review of past and current literature relating to the subject matter), reflective practice (thinking about an experience and reflecting on its meaning) and clinical assessments are used.
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from the Trinity School of Nursing and Midwifery will be competent, innovative and caring professionals who are capable of leading change, shaping policy and responding to an ever evolving health...

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Points History
Year Points
2019 347
2018 370 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2017 381