Nursing - General Nursing

Dublin City University

 

Course Name Nursing - General Nursing
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC215
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requirements
O6 or H7 Mathematics and O6 or H7 in one of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics with Chemistry, Agricultural Science.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

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

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+All QQI awards are part of the new inclusive National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), developed by QQI.

Applicants who have a full NFQ Level 5 award in the appropriate qualifications and modules, with a minimum of five distinctions, can be adm...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature candidates are assessed by the Nursing Careers Centre (NCC) of An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI).

For details please visit: www.nursingcareers.ie or email: careersinformation@NMBI.ie to request a copy of their nursing and careers booklet.

All candidates are required to apply through CAO, register with www.publicjobs.ie and submit an online application form through PAS.
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
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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+Why DCU?
Dynamic nursing lecturing team

Students taught on campus and within dynamic clinical learning environments

Innovative teaching and learning methodologies

Partners with some of Dublin’s busiest and most prestigious teaching hos...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?
Each year you will have the opportunity to practise nursing in the clinical setting in your linked healthcare service. These are called ‘practice placements’. During Years 3 and 4 longer periods are spent on these practice pla...

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers:
General Nurse
Children’s Nurse
Mental Health Nurse
Intellectual Disability Nurse
Community Nurse
Research

In these areas:
Public Health
Private Hospital
Healthcare Sector
Occupational Health
Education
Further Enquiries School Secretary
School of Nursing, Psychotherapy
and Community Health
T +353 (0) 1 700 5947
E snbsenquiries@dcu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 414
2018 420
2017 425