Nursing - General Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - General Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK710
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) RGN
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.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI FET LINKS
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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 120
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

With a BSc (Honours) in General Nursing, you will be ready to start work as a qualified general nurse in a variety of clinical settings immediately after graduation. Our course will promote your personal, intellectual,...

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 Infect...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

On graduation students can seek employment as a general nurse working in a wide range of areas, including hospitals, community/home nursing, schools, and nursing homes. Traditionally, Irish nurses are highly regarded by oth...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Aileen Burton, Programme Lead
Tel: 00 353 21 490 1464

Gemma McCarthy, Executive Assistant for First Year Nursing and Midwifery Students
Tel: 00 353 21 490 1521

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 498 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 454 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 444 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)