Nursing Studies

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Nursing Studies

Students are offered a practical and theoretical introduction to a career in Nursing.  The programme gives students a realistic insight of what the world of nursing entails and enhances student’s opportunities in getting a place on a college course.  Many colleges have reserved places on their courses for graduates of QQI Nursing Studies.

This is a one year full-time course leading to a QQI level 5 qualification.

Course Content:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Nursing Theory & Practice
  • Care Skills
  • Infection Prevention & Control

Additional Qualifications:

  • Patient & Manual Handling
  • Elder Abuse Awareness
  • CPI (optional)


  • QQI Level 5 Nursing Studies (5M4349)
  • Certificate in Patient & Manual Handling
  • Certificate in Occupational First Aid
  • Certificate in Cardiac 1st Responder

Career Options:

Graduates of this course may pursue careers in the field of Nursing, as Care Assistants or in Health related areas.

Progression Route:

BSc in Nursing – WIT

BSc in Nursing General/Mental Health – UCC (8 reserved QQI places)




Course Information

Course Information
  • Course Length one year
  • Start date September each year


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