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QQI Level 5 Nursing Studies (5M4349)


This 120-credit Major Award, comprising 8 minor components, is perfectly suited for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in nursing or to further their healthcare education, whether in Ireland or abroad. It effectively combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills, providing an in-depth understanding of a nurse’s role.

Purpose & Benefits:

Known for our high success rate in progressing students to higher education, this course lays a strong foundation in both theory and practice of nursing, providing a comprehensive understanding of nursing principles and practices.

Course Details:

  • Award: QQI Level 5 Major Award in Nursing Studies (5M4349).
  • Duration: About 12 months, with Synchronised Learning (online via Zoom and classroom delivery).
  • Modules: Mandatory modules include:
    • Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749)
    • Human Growth and Development (5N1279),
    • Nursing Theory and Practice (5N4325)
    • Care Skills (5N2770)
    • Communications (5N0690)
    • Work Experience (5N1356)
Electives offered :
    • Infection Prevention and Control (5N3734)
    • Safety and Health at Work (5N1794)

Admission Requirements:

  • Educational Prerequisites: Leaving Certificate, Level 4 Certificate, or equivalent required.
  • Garda Vetting: Compulsory for all nursing placements, including international vetting if applicable.
  • English Language Proficiency: CEFR B2+ level proficiency in English is necessary for engaging with the course content effectively.

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