Nursing Studies

Course Description


This programme will enable the student to develop the knowledge and skills required to pursue higher education studies in nursing and related areas. Through Work Experience it will also provide an introduction to caring for a variety of clients in a range of care settings.


Course Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nursing Theory and Practice
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Biology
  • Nutrition
  • Care Provision and Practice
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Please note that the combination of components outlined above may be subject to revision.


QQI Nursing Studies Award: 5M4349

Progression / Employment

Students will be eligible for employment in a wide range of care settings.  Students may be eligible to apply for programmes, including Nursing to Third Level Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.  Links to third level from Nursing Studies 5M4349

Entry Requirements

Ordinary Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied. All applicants must have two references and are subject to individual and group interview. Applications are welcome from mature students with relevant experience.

Please download the Garda Vetting Application Form and bring the completed form to your interview.

Parent/Guardian consent form (for students who are under 18)