4 years /
Level 8 /
/ Work Placement
Our Bachelor of Science (Hons) in General Nursing prepares you for a career in professional healthcare. It’s a four year course that will open up a world of opportunities to pursue a rewarding and vital role in society.
Nursing involves working with, and caring for, people suffering from a wide variety of physical health problems. This course will equip you with the necessary skills to analyse numerous problems and apply solutions based on best practice. And equally importantly, teach you how to convey your knowledge in an effective and empathetic manner.
Non-Eu candidates will not be considered for this course unless/until there are still vacant places available after all eligible EU candidates have been considered.
Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants wishing to pursue this programme must complete a Health Declaration. Applicants must be deemed fit to practice in order to continue on the programme
Non-Eu candidates will not be considered for this course unless there are still places available after all eligible EU candidates have been considered. Offerees are subject to garda vetting. Registration is temporary until garda vetting is successfully completed. Students who cannot complete garda vetting may be unable to go out on necessary placement or to fulfil course requirements. In such cases, students will be ineligible to complete registration & will be required to leave the course.
Students will be required to undertake mandatory training as outlined by the course schedule. This is required prior to students going on placement.
Practice placement is an integral part of the course. The aim of the placement is to provide learners with an opportunity to gain skills, experience and competence. Practice placements are normally 35/39 hours per week and you may be required to work nights, long shifts and weekends. Travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the learner.
The main employers are:
Graduate careers typically include:
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303
Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308
School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Nursing & Health Care
Bachelor of Science (Hons)