Nursing - Mental Health Nursing

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Mental Health Nursing
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR095
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
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements: Irish Leaving Certificate

To be considered for admission to a degree course at the University you must:

Present six subjects, three of which must be at grade 5 or above on higher Leaving Certificate papers or at le...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Admission Requirements 2020

To qualify for admission to an honours degree course at the University you must:

1 meet the minimum entry requirements (see above).

2 satisfy course specific requirements (where applicable), see above.

3 whe...

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

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

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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.

Students will have to undergo a health screening, see below.

Students will be required to undergo Garda vetting, see below for further details.
Alternative Entry Please Refer 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 Places 2019: 59
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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

Expand+What is a Nurse?
The role of the nurse is to provide evidencebased, 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 th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study
This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values necessary to provide high-quality, competent and caring practice in your chosen discipline of nursing. There are two comp...

Assessment Method A combination of examinations, essays, clinical projects, clinical skills, laboratory techniques, literature reviews, reflective practice and clinical assessments are used.
Careers or Further Progression Graduate skills and career opportunities
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 healthcare environment.

You will be qualified to continue your education and further specialise should you wish to do so. The Trinity School of Nursing and Midwifery offers a wide range of postgraduate courses for furthering your studies.
Further Enquiries Get In Touch!
Tel: +353 1 896 2692
Points History
Year Points
2019 361
2018 389 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2017 373