Project Description

Nursing Studies

PLSS Code: 283676
Coordinator: Maria Beagan

If you would like to work in the Nursing sector, then our Nursing Studies course will provide a foundation to support your progression to a Nursing Degree course, both in Ireland and the UK.

Nursing Studies is designed to equip you with detailed knowledge and practical skills to pursue further study in the nursing roles. You can learn about this vital career area, and build on your potential to progress.

This course can support progression to higher education courses in a range of Nursing roles.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Pre-higher education qualification
  • High-level practical skills training
  • Detailed technical knowledge
  • Expert teaching team
  • Includes essential additional qualifications
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Care Skills
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Nursing Theory & Practice
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

Graduates are eligible to apply for academic progression routes in Nursing in Ireland and the UK. Graduates are also qualified to work as Health Care Assistants in a variety of health and community settings.

  • nursing-studies-testimonial v2

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5 Nursing Studies 5M4349
Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder
Patient Lifting
Manual Handling

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance) and
PHECC First Aid Responder €160
Patient Lifting/Manual Handling €50
Uniform €15

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

Apply Now

Early Interview Option

Early interviews normally take place in May with the following round taking place in August.

An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.