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LY847
Veterinary Nursing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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The degree in Veterinary Nursing is a novel and exciting area for potential graduates. It is a multi-disciplined course providing learners with surgical, clinical and nursing skills alongside business skills to provide the practice with the required management/veterinary nursing skills that many practices are seeking in a veterinary nurse. The programme will also contribute to the academic and professional development of veterinary nurses so that they will make an enhanced contribution to the care of animals.

A new, one year, add-on, honours degree in Animal and Behavioural Science is now available for those who successfully complete this level 7 degree.

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LY847 - Veterinary Nursing
Letterkenny IT

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LY847 - Veterinary Nursing
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
CASAC  5M2768  AnimalCare

Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions to include:


C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

Plus at least two from the following three:


C20152 - Animal Welfare
or 5N0753 - Animal Welfare

C20153 - Animal Anatomy & Physiology
or 5N0750 - Animal Anatomy and Physiology

G20001 - Communications
or 5N0690 - Communications


(2 places)

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Currently and for the foreseeable future employment prospects for veterinary nurses are good.



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