Studying psychiatric nursing at WIT is a fantastic experience

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Emma Byrne, BSc (Hons) in Psychiatric Nursing (WD117)

Emma Byrne, BSc (Hons) in Psychiatric Nursing (WD117)

BSc (Hons) in Psychiatric Nursing graduate, Emma Byrne, speaks about her experience at WIT both academically and socially

"Studying psychiatric nursing at WIT is a fantastic experience both academically and socially.

The college has excellent facilities which provide a great learning environment. The lecturers are at hand always to provide support and guidance.

The course consists of both clinical placement and college time, this breaks up the year, which gives a good mix of theory and practical learning.  

I definitely made the right choice in attending WIT to study psychiatric nursing." 


Study the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychiatric Nursing at WIT

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychiatric Nursing at WIT is concerned with the promotion of mental health, the prevention of mental illness and the provision of care to those with mental health problems.

Clinical experience is an essential element of the course in order to register as a psychiatric nurse.  There are over 80 weeks of clinical placement throughout the course including a 36 week continuous internship placement in year four.

Students who enroll in this course can expect to study modules such as; Fundamental Nursing Skills & Psychiatric Nursing Experience, Medication Management and Altered Mood & Perception.

NB: Mature Applicants for this and other undergraduate nursing courses must apply through the CAO on or before 1 February. Late applications will not be accepted.

Course Code: WD117 / WD817 (Mature)

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in  Psychiatric Nursing

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