B.Sc. On Campus

Applied Healthcare

Waterford Institute of Technology

36 months
10250 EUR/year
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The B.S. in Applied Healthcare from Waterford Institute of Technology is the first program of its kind in Ireland and is designed to help you understand the varied needs of patients across the lifespan and enable you to deliver direct health care in hospitals, community care, general practice, pharmaceutical industry and health research. 


The Applied Healthcare course from Waterford Institute of Technology also prepares students for the emerging area of internet and telephone health care delivery. Clinical experience is an essential element of the course. Placement occurs in each year of the course, which allows the student to put theory into practice in a real health care setting.

Reasons to Choose this Course

  • The BSc in Applied healthcare is an excellent choice for students interested in exploring numerous potential career paths within healthcare.
  • This course is delivered in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art learning environment and students undertake clinical practice in a variety of healthcare settings around the south east region.
  • You will be taught over three years through a model that we call KSVSE (Knowledge, Science, Values and Attitudes, Skills and Experience).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Health Promotion
  • Care of Older Adult
  • Fundamentals of Care 
  • Psychology for Health Care
  • Medical Surgery Care 
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
  • Professional Development & Community
  • Pharmacology for Health Care 
  • Introduction to Mental Health Care
  • Introduction to Evidence
  • Based Health Care
  • Management of Care
  • Introduction to Intellectual Diability Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum entry requirements:

  • 5 subjects: O6/H7
  • English or Irish: O6/H7
  • Mathematics: O6/H7

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Waterford

670 - 1050 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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