BSc (Hons) in General Nursing

Course Points
388
Course Duration
4 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
40 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

The aim of the four-year BSc (Hons) in General Nursing course is to prepare general nursing students to become competent, knowledgeable and accountable nurses who can provide holistic, evidence-based care for service users in a variety of health care settings. Learning takes place in the classroom, Clinical Skills Laboratory and in a variety of clinical practice settings throughout the Dublin and North East region.

The aim of the BSc (Hons) in General Nursing course is to prepare general nursing students to become competent, knowledgeable and accountable nurses who can provide holistic, evidence-based care for service users in a variety of health care settings.

Learning takes place in the classroom, Clinical Skills Laboratory and in a variety of clinical practice settings throughout the Dublin and North East region.

Throughout the curriculum innovative learning experiences and teaching strategies are used to promote the attainment of graduate skills such as critical analysis, problem-solving, team work, decision making and interpersonal skills. The curriculum is responsive to the changing needs of service users and to changes in knowledge and evidence for practice and health care delivery.

YEAR 1 - Semester 1:
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YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
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YEAR 2 - Semester 1:
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YEAR 2 - Semester 2:
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YEAR 3 - Semester 1:

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YEAR 3 - Semester 2:
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(Electives)

YEAR 4 - Semester 1:
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YEAR 4 - Semester 2:

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  • Apply to practice as a Registered General Nurse in Ireland and throughout the UK and EU.
  • Graduates can apply for positions at Staff Nurse grade in the Irish healthcare sector.

Opportunities for postgraduate study at Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and PhD levels in related areas such as clinical practice, education and management.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING At least two H5 Grades AND Laboratory Science subject Grade O6 or H6

AND Mathematics Grade O6 or H7

AND English or Irish Grade O6 or H7

PLUS Minimum Points Score of 300.

PLEASE NOTE: Offers of places on this course are subject to applicants successfully passing Garda Clearance and Health Status Clearance from the Health Service Executive (North East) Occupational Health Unit.

Mature Applicants Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum of 23 years of age on January 1st of year of application.
  • An assessment test is carried out by the PAS on behalf of NMBI.
  • For further information please click here or visit NursingCareers.ie  

Northern Ireland Applicants: For further information please click here

 

Dr Myles Hackett (Head of Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies)
Phone: +353 429370263 Ext 2715
Email: myles.hackett@dkit.ie

Ailish Mc Ardle (Lecturer in Nursing, Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Studies)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext. 2708
Email: ailish.mcardle@dkit.ie

Course ID DK870
Level 8
Duration 4 Years
Points 388
Places 40
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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