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All our undergraduate nursing and midwifery programmes are open to applicants from outside of the European Union.
Please see our International Brochure
If you are interested in taking an undergraduate nursing or midwifery programme at the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, please see International Office, University College Cork.
Postgraduate programmes - Post nurse registration
BSc. Nursing Studies Degree
The Bachelor of Science (BSc Nursing Studies) Degree for international students (EU and Non-EU) is a full-time 60 credit theory based programme (non-clinical) taken over one academic year and commences in September of each year. The Degree is aimed at building on the foundations provided by pre-registration programmes and professional experience. It will appeal to students with backgrounds in both clinical nursing and nursing management. The Degree will provide an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge applicable to current practice in general and specialist areas. See BSc Nursing Studies.
Masters in Nursing - Taught Non Clinical Pathway
The MSc. Nursing for international students (Non-EU) is a full-time 90 credits theory based programme (non-clinical) taken over 12 months from the date of first registration (commencing in September of each year). It is designed to provide international students (Non-EU) from a range of different nursing backgrounds with a Master’s degree in Nursing. See MSc Nursing (Non EU).
The PhD (Nursing) for international students (Non-EU) is a full-time programme taken over 3 years from the date of first registration (commencing in October/ January/ April/ July of each year). It is designed to provide international students (Non-EU) from a range of different nursing backgrounds with a Doctoral degree. The purpose of the PhD in Nursing degree program is to prepare scholars who will discover and extend scientific knowledge that advances the science and practice of nursing, midwifery and health care. See PhD.
The school has a very strong Erasmus programme with established partnerships in Belgium, Finland, France, Netherdlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
See International Office for further details.
How To Apply
Undergradual Nursing and Midwifery Programmes
Application information for undergraduate programmes can be found at International Office.
BSc Nursing Studies
Application for non-EU candidates is conducted on-line at PAC.
See informaton on application procedure and fees at General Information.
Application material for non-EU candidates is available from the International Office
See information on application procedure and fees at General Information.
Ms Bríd Drake - International Student Support Administrator
Tel: 00353 21 4205745
Dr Aileen Burton - International Undergraduate Students / Visiting Students,
Tel No: 00353 21 4901464
Dr Margaret Curtin - BSc Nursing Studies
Tel: 00353 21 4901624
Ms Carol Condon - MSc Nursing (Non EU)
Tel: 00353 21 4901486
Professor Josephine Hegarty - PhD Enquiries
Tel: 00353 21 4901462
Dr Seán Kelleher - Erasmus Lead
Tel: 00353 21 4901477