Nursing Studies Level 5

Price: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Further Education and PLC
One academic year

Course description


The purpose of this programme is to prepare the student for all aspects of the role of the Nurse.  The student is introduced to a wide variety of modules with a work placement element to the programme,  which gives the student the opportunity and the experience of working in a setting of their choice under supervision.  The programme also prepares the student for interviews, progression to third level colleges, UCAS and CAO preparation and the college has established a link with some of the English colleges and Institutions in Ireland and the U.K.

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Candidates most likely to benefit from the course will have a keen interest in Nursing. Applications are especially welcome from mature students.

Care, Provision and Practice, Care of the Older Person, Palliative Care, Nursing Theory Practice, Human Growth and Development, Social Studies, Anatomy and Physiology, Communications and Work Experience.

– Team Building and Leadership
– Manual Handling
– Palliative Care Support
– Interactive Workshops with SRN Nurse
– Occupational First Aid


Athlone Institute of Technology
AL830 General Nursing   Level 8
AL832 Psychiatric Nursing  Level 8
AL836 Health Science and Nutrition Level 8

Trinity College
TR091 General Nursing (Meath and St James)   Level 8
TR093 General Nursing  (Adelaide School of Nursing) Level 8
TR095 Psychiatric Nursing  Level 8
TR097 Intellectual Disability Nursing Level 8

Dundalk Institute of Technology
DK870 General Nursing   Level 8
DK874 Psychiatric Nursing  Level 8
DK872 Intellectual Disability Nursing Level 8

Waterford Institute of Technology
WD116 General Nursing   Level 8
WD117 Psychiatric Nursing  Level 8
WD120 Intellectual Disability Nursing Level 8

GA880 General Nursing (Castlebar) Level 8
GA882 Psychiatric Nursing (Castlebar) Level 8

Canterbury Christ Church University
B740 BSc Nursing Studies (Adult) Level 8

West London University
B740 BSc Nursing Studies (Adult) Level 8

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Nursing Studies (5M4349)
Successful completion of the course will allow the student progression to General (RGN), Psychiatric (RPN), Intellectual Disability (RND), Children’s Nursing (RGN) and Midwifery (RM) courses both in Ireland  and the UK

Applications are especially welcome from Mature Students



Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

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