|Category:||International Courses, Healthcare, Degree Programmes|
|Start Date:||Date for next entry: 2 September 2019. Deadline for applications is 31 May 2019|
|Qualification Required:||Diploma in Nursing or equivalent / Registered Nurse in country of origin / IELTS (Academic) 6.5|
|Qualification Attained:||Bachelor Of Nursing|
This is an innovative top-up Bachelor of Nursing (BN) (International) programme aimed at preparing nurses to work globally; delivered in a unique environment in the North West of Ireland, St. Angela's College, a College of National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway). The degree programme is designed to ensure that students attain the academic credit to work in a variety of clinical settings. All students are allocated an academic advisor to support their educational development, as well as a designated International Student Support Officer.
Module/Subject Titles: (Total: 90 ECTS)
12 months duration (full-time)
Next intake 2 SEPTEMBER - APPLICATION DEADLINE 31 MAY 2019
(please note there will be only one annual intake in future - in September of each year)
What are the advantages of completing BN (International) at St. Angela's College?
• International applicants must have an international recognised Diploma in Nursing (NOTE: Not Diploma awarded on completion of enrolled/licenced nurse programme)
• International students will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of minimum 6.5 in the IELTS Exam (http://www.ielts.org/ for information on IELTS tests) is required for direct entry. SEE ADDITIONAL NOTES BELOW ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE
• International applicants must be registered nurses in country of origin
• Completed application form which includes a personal statement of no more than 300 words which explains how this programme will help them achieve their future academic/vocational objectives
Programme Start Dates: 2 SEPTEMBER 2019 (application deadline 31 May 2019)
Nurse registration bodies (in Ireland and abroad) access your eligibility to register as a nurse in their country on your initial registration qualification (e.g. Diploma in Nursing). The BN International will not supersede your original nurse qualification status.
Please click on the link to complete the ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM
Please print and complete the application form. Or you can contact:
Dr. Maria Gallo
Director, Centre for Lifelong Learning, St. Angela's College, Sligo
Phone: 00353 719135623 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
National University of Ireland, Galway.
Non-EU 10,250 Euro. NB Scholarships of 2,000 Euro are available to applicants who are awarded a place on the course in recognition of their academic achievements, IELTS & work experience. Final fee 8,250 Euro
This fee is subject to a yearly review
Fees do not include accommodation or living costs. Medical insurance is available from the following website: www.odon.ie/cll
Mr Joseph Ogun, Director, Linkpro Consult is the College Recruitment Representative for African students. For further information on the application process and visa appliaction process please contact Joseph who will be very happy to help you secure your place onto our International Programmes. Check out the Linkpro website at www.linkproconsult.com. You can also view Joseph's profile below.
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What can you do to ensure no delay with commencing employement in Ireland?
ALL efforts should be made to obtain records of immunity to the diseases named above. These vaccinations should be arranged prior to coming to Ireland and results obtained. You are responsible for bringing a record of these vacinnation results with you to the pre-employment medical. can then bring a record of these reults with you to the pre-employment medical.
Without these records, to obtain full immunity in Ireland would be at your own expense and would mean a delay of 8 months, and during this time you will not be permitted to work in a healthcare setting and/or as a Healthcare Assistant or nurse. The College assumes no responsibility for arranging your pre-employment screening, your vacinnation records or your full immunity requirements in Ireland (if required). However, the College wishes to emphasise that to ensure there is no delay in working in Ireland, every effort should be made, prior to your arrival in Ireland to have a record of immunity and/or arange to have vaccinations prior to coming to Ireland and results obtained.
As well as planning your programme fees, you will also need to ensure that you have sufficient funds to cover your living expenses (accomodation, food, travel, books, etc.). These additional costs are estimated at 7,000 euro minimum per academic year, although it will vary depending on your personal lifestyle. For your initial registration with the Irish immigration authorities, you must demonstrate you have 3,000 euro in your bank account to support your living expenses.
If English is not your first language, you must show proof that you have scored 6.5 in the IELTS examination.
If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate that your English level is of a suitable standard. All international students will be examined on arrival to ascertain their level of English. If it is shown that a student's proficiency level is not sufficient to gain entry into the programme you will be redirected into an English language course to improve your English. In this case additional charge may be demanded by the College.
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT NOTES ON THE PROGRAMME
This programme does not lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI). Please be advised that you cannot work as a nurse in Ireland unless you are registered with NMBI. St Angela's College can direct you to an NMBI application centre but students must apply independently and St Angela's College cannot guarantee successful application. The Bachelor of Nursing INternational programme is not taken into account when applying for your nursing registration at the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. The NMBI will only consider your original diploma for registration in terms of theoretical and clinical hours. Hence it is your own responsibility to ensure you have the correct clinical and theory instruction hours (currently 1533 hours of theory and 2300 clinical hours) in your original Diploma in Nursing programme to meet the Nursing Midwifery Board of Ireland sould you wish to register as a nurse in Ireland in the future.