Waterford Institute of Technology delivers courses and programmes to nurses at the highest possible standard taught by research active nursing professionals. This programme is designed to enhance your career prospects while providing you with the theory and knowledge needed for practice in a wide variety of settings.
This two year International BSc in Nursing studies is structured to enhance the integration of nursing theory and practice for international nurses wishing to obtain a level 8 hons degree in nursing. This structure is combined with an appreciation of the unique individuality of the learner, and support structures for the international student.
This programme aims to develop a self-aware, reflective graduate who is able to integrate and use their knowledge, skills and attitudes in a variety of health care situations and contexts by applying the best available evidence for their practice and so will be able to contribute to the improvement and development of healthcare in their own country and internationally.
This degree in BSc in International Nursing Studies will provide further opportunities for nurses who wish to progress academically or clinically within their chosen field.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Introduction to Study Skills (10 credits)||Professional Roles of a Nurse (10 credits)|
|Exploring Communication and Health Care (10 Credits)||Management of Care (5 credits)|
|English as a Foreign Language 1 (5 Credits)||English as a Foreign Language 2 (5 credits)|
|Intercultural Awareness for Nurses (5 credits)||Advancing Academic Skills (5 credits)|
|Enhancing Skills for Practice (5 credits)|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Evidence Based Health Care 1 (5 credits)||Evidence Based Health Care 2 (10 credits)|
|Managing and Leading in Healthcare (10 credits)||Personal and Professional Development (10 credits )|
|Professional Values and Caring in Nursing (10 credits)||Health Promotion for Practice (10 credits)|
|Applying English to Health Care (5 credits)|
Acceptance by WIT International Office
Registered or eligible to register in country of origin
IELTS score of 6 (with a score of 6 in each component).
In addition WIT offer a programme in English language
to help students reach the IELTS standard.
Students may seek exemptions for relevant previous learning.
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