Nursing - General Nursing - Kerry Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus


Course Name Nursing - General Nursing - Kerry Campus
Course Provider MTU - Kerry Campus
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT926
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years (8 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

6 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 4
Subjects H5 2
Science Grade O6/H7
Maths Grade 06/H7
English or Irish Grade O6/H7

NOTE: Vetting by an Garda Síochána is a mandatory requirement for this programme.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicants for MT 926 BSc in General Nursing and MT 927 BSc in Mental Health Nursing

Please note the assessment of mature candidates for nursing programmes nationally is carried out by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and not ...

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 60
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

This programme gives you the skills to provide nursing care in a wide variety of clinical settings. It emphasises the importance of working with other professions and planning individualised nursing care in partnership with patients. ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year at a Glass:
• Professionalism in Nursing Practice: introduces fundamental interpersonal, legal, ethical and regulatory dimensions of professional nursing practice.

• Health and Wellbeing: provides a broad understanding of nu...


Expand+Question Time
Can I become a midwife if I do this course?
Suitably qualified registered general nurses are eligible to pursue a number of additional post-registration qualifications including midwifery. Please note there is currently no post...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
Suitably qualified Level 8 Honours graduates are eligible to progress to
• Master of Science in Nursing
• Master of Science in Professional Nursing
• Master of Science in Advanced Practice Nursing
at MTU Kerry Cam...

Further Enquiries Dr Gerardina Harnett
T: +353 (0)66 719 1695
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 463
2020 440 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 407 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)