Veterinary Nursing

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Veterinary Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN310
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects

Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leavin...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 9
Minimum QQI-FET points 2018: 390* FET points. It was not possible to offer to all applicants with 390 points so random selection was applied.

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2019, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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Number of Places Places 44
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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+UCD Veterinary Medicine is the only centre for veterinary medical education in Ireland. It enjoys a long and proud tradition, and the school has achieved an international reputation. It provides excellent facilities for the care of animals and offers...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
First & Second Year
Students receive a high quality education through lectures, tutorials and practical classes, as well as off-site work experience. The curriculum reflects the demands on the Irish veterinary nurse in practice b...

Assessment Method A combination of end-of-semester written and practical examinations, along with continuous assessment during semesters, is used throughout the programme.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
In addition to the highly skilled role of veterinary nursing in the practice environment, strong demand exists for qualified veterinary nurses in a number of related fields:

- Animal nutrition
- Insurance
...

Further Enquiries Ms Trish Scaife,
UCD Veterinary Medicine School/ Programme Office,
Room 202, Veterinary Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 6100
Email: vetprogrammes@ucd.ie
Web: www.ucd.ie/myucd/vetmed
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Points History
Year Points
2019 441
2018 467
2017 467