Nursing - Midwifery

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Midwifery
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK740
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+H5 in two subjects, and O6/ H7 in four other subjects from Irish, English, Maths, one laboratory science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry or Agricultural Science) and two other subjects recognised for entry purposes.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with one of the recognised QQI FET awards, taken at a single sitting.

For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see w...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and it is essential tha...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. Intake 22
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 4
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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

A midwife has knowledge and skills to support women in pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. A midwife can effectively coordinate, organise and manage midwifery care of mothers and babies on their own initiative and in consultatio...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
NU1040 Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing and Midwifery Practice (5 credits) NU1052 Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn I (10 credits) NU1053 Midwives and Professional Practice I (10 credits) NU1055 Interpersonal Communi...

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Careers or Further Progression Further Study
There is a large suite of postgraduate courses available, to facilitate further study needs, which include a range of online and blended-learning courses.
Further Enquiries Agnes Phelan, BSc (Hons) Midwifery Coordinator,
Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery
T: +353 (0)21 490 1646
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 454
2018 451 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2017 446