BSc (Hons) (Nursing Studies)


The BSc (Hons) (Nursing Studies) is a post-registration degree for Registered Nurses or Midwives, which is offered annually. The Degree is aimed at building on the foundations provided by pre-registration programmes and professional experience. It will appeal to students with backgrounds in clinical nursing/midwifery and/or nursing/midwifery management. The degree will provide an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge applicable to current practice in general and specialist areas. Students choose to take the programme full-time over one academic year. Students will attend University for a number of full weeks and a number of other days over the academic year. Some elective modules are held on alternative days to core modules. Further details are available from the Admissions Office, UCC.

In order to be admitted to the Degree Examination in BSc (Hons) (Nursing Studies) each student must have attended prescribed modules amounting to 60 credits. Students have the option of completing the programme in one year (60 credits) .

Non-EU Students

For non-EU Students this programme is full time over one year. Students will be scheduled for at least 15 hours of organised daytime tuition each week. Further details are available from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, UCC

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements