CAO CODE: GY515 The Bachelor of Nursing Science (General) Programme is a four-year degree programme. Following successful completion of the programme, students are awarded the Bachelor of Nursing Science (General) degree and are eligible to register with An Bord Altranais. The programme is delivered over two semesters for the first three years. Year 4 of the programme comprises of clinical/theory instruction in semester one, and a clinical internship which occurs in semester two and runs over 36 weeks. The theoretical component comprises of lectures, seminars, workshops, experiential learning skills and reading time.