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Academic Structures

Programme Academic Structure for 2023 - 2024, BSc in Nursing (Intellectual Disability)

This information is provisional & subject to change.

Year 1 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
NS105Core Nursing Skill10Year long01001
NS108Understanding Intellectual Disability 25Year long01001
NS110Personal & Professional Development 17.5Semester 101001
NS112Caring & Communication in Nursing5Semester 101001
NS113Introduction to Sociology of Health & Illness5Semester 201001
NS119Anatomy and Physiology5Semester 210001
NS131Understanding Intellectual Disability 15Semester 101001
NS133Biochemistry and Cell Biology5Semester 190101
NS161Practice Module 1b (Intellectual Disability)7.5Year long01001
PSYC101Intro to lifespan Psychology as applied Nursi5Semester 240601

Year 2 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
NS201Personal & Professional Development 25Year long01001
NS202Evidence-Based Practice & Research in Nursing5Semester 201001
NS204Clinical Pharmacology for Nursing Practice5Semester 110001
NS213Nursing and Physical Health 17.5Semester 101001
NS214Physical Health Issues 27.5Semester 250501
NS224Altered Bodily Processes5Semester 110001
NS237Assistive Technology & Complex Needs5Semester 201001
NS263Wellbeing across the lifespan 15Semester 101001
NS264Wellbeing across the lifespan 25Semester 201001
NS284Practice Module 2 (Intellectual Disability)10Year long01001

Year 3 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
NS308Ethics in Nursing5Semester 201001
NS309Positive supports for behavioural change5Semester 290101
NS312Research & Nursing Practice 25Semester 201001
NS315Mental health and well-being5Semester 201001
NS376Practice Module 3 (Intellectual Disability)25Semester 101001
NS384Practice Module 3B (Intellectual Disability)10Semester 201001

Year 3 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
NS313An Introduction to Critical Care Nursing5Semester 201001
NS326Working for Inclusion5Semester 201001
NS342Palliative Care5Semester 201001
NS343Clinical Judgement & Decision Making5Semester 201001

Year 4 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
NS4017Contemporary Issues10Semester 101001
NS4046Practice Module 4a(Intellectual Disability)5Semester 101001
NS4047Practice Module 4b(Intellectual Disability)15Semester 201001
NS4048Practice Module 4c(Intellectual Disability)15Semester 201001
NS441Nursing Informatics, Management & Leadership5Semester 101001
NS442Health Promotion5Semester 101001
NS458Research Enquiry5Semester 101001

Year 4 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
UM405Uaneen Non-Contributing ModuleYear long01001

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