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Nursing in Ireland

Nursing Courses in Ireland

Study a nursing degree in Ireland

A nursing degree in Ireland will give you the competence, knowledge, skills and professional values to provide high-quality nursing care. Most nursing degrees last for four years, and students will cover a wide variety of the different aspects of Nursing during this time.

Compulsory courses in life sciences will take place, while placements in various community and medical centres will enable students to gain firsthand experience of their profession. Lectures, tutorials, practical sessions and group work will cover each aspect of Nursing during study.

Nursing Careers

Nursing graduates can focus on four separate specialisations—adult, child, learning disability, and mental health—that will shape their future careers. Fully qualified nurses can change their focus areas and need not limit themselves to any field.

Nursing in Ireland Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Irish university, but international students will need an IELTS score of 7.0 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 30 points.

Where can I study Nursing in Ireland?

To learn more about the best nursing courses in Ireland, find details on the top ranking of Nursing universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 below:

  1. Trinity College Dublin
  2. University College Cork
  3. University College Dublin
  4. University of Galway
  5. University of Limerick
  6. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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