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BSc Honours in Nursing Add on

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing for Registered Nurses

Add On - Level 8

Why Study?: 

This honours degree course is offered on a part-time (1 day per week, over one academic year) format.  

It is generic in design and assists in providing the necessary academic and professional competencies to practise nursing in a modern health-care environment. 

Programme Modules: 


  • Contemporary Issues in Nursing
  • Research Skills in Nursing Practice
  • Applied Physiology & Pharmacology
  • Applied Social Science



  • Leadership & Management Nursing
  • Law & Nursing
  • Health Policy
  • Nursing the Person with long-term Illness
  • Contemporary Issues in Mental Health
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Family Health
  • The Nurse as an Educator
  • Health Promotion

(Students are required to choose 4 elective modules in addition to completing the 4 mandatory modules)

Entry Requirements: 

Suitable candidates for this course will have successfully completed a nurse education course leading to registration as a nurse on any part of the register of nurses maintained by An Bord Altranais and are currently eligible to be registered on the live register with An Bord Altranais.

Applicants must have completed a Level 7 course in Nursing Studies or an equivalent bridging studies programme.

Other Essential Information: 

Duration:  Year long - 1 Day per week

Time: 9am - 5pm

Start date:  September 2018



Discipline: Nursing and Social Care

Location: Mayo

NFQ Level: 8

Category: Part-time Accredited


Justin Kerr

eMail:  Justin Kerr

Phone: +353 (0) 94 904 3249

Programme Duration: One year add-on