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Nursing in Psychiatric Nursing

Athlone Institute of Technology

48 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
Free
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About

This four-year, Nursing in Psychiatric Nursing degree offered by Athlone Institute of Technology in conjunction with the Health Service Executive Midlands area and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, has been developed in response to the changing mental health needs of the Irish public. The course involves the study of theoretical and practice-based modules. 

Overview

On successful completion of the Nursing in Psychiatric Nursing course at Athlone Institute of Technology, and registration as a psychiatric nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, you are qualified to apply for a range of psychiatric nursing posts and may apply for a position at staff nurse grade in the Irish health care sector, as well as seeking promotional posts in clinical nursing, nursing administration and nurse education.

As a graduate of this course you can avail of further academic/professional courses in clinical specialties e.g., gerontology, behavioral nurse psychotherapy, addiction counselling, family and cognitive therapies, at AIT or other third level institutions. If you wish to pursue a career in specialist nursing practice, you can apply for higher diploma courses in areas such as behavioral psychotherapy and counselling. Alternatively you may choose to pursue advanced studies in nursing education or nursing management.

Career

As a graduate of this course you can avail of further academic/professional courses in clinical specialties e.g., gerontology, behavioral nurse psychotherapy, addiction counselling, family and cognitive therapies, at AIT or other third-level institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparation for Practice (Psychiatric Nursing), 
  • Anatomy, 
  • Physiology & Microbiology, 
  • Learning and Development in Higher Education, 
  • Clinical Placement (Psychiatric Nursing), 
  • Principles and Practice of Nursing Care, 
  • Anatomy, 
  • Physiology & Pharmacology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • EEA students deadline: 1 February

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
60

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade H5 at higher level in two subjects, plus Grade O6/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Cartificate. These subjects must include Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and a language (English or Irish).
  • Mature applicants are not required to meet these minimum entry requirements. However, they will be required to undertake a written assessment. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Free Fees:

  • Be a first time undergraduates 
  • Hold EU Nationality 

Living costs for Athlone

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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