Nursing - Mental Health Nursing - Kerry Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus

 

Course Name Nursing - Mental Health Nursing - Kerry Campus
Course Provider MTU - Kerry Campus
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT927
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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 27
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

Expand+Overview
The aim of mental health nursing is to promote mental health and wellness, to plan with, support and provide nursing care to people who suffer from mental illness and mental distress, and to support families and communities in dealing...

Subjects Taught

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

• Health and Wellbeing: provides a broad understanding of nursing and he...

Comment

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Are there scholarships available for this course?
Yes, the Thomas McEllistrim Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has attended a second level school in Kerry who registers on either the BSc (Honours) in General...

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 Campus ...

Further Enquiries Dr Gerardina Harnett
T: +353 (0)66 719 1695
E: geradina.harnett@mtu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 440
2020 389
2019 378