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Psychology is a very broad area and I would encourage people to reflect on the field that would suit them best. If you study pharmacy, you will graduate as a pharmacist. It is different in psychology. The role of a Clinical Psychologist differs significantly from the role of an Educational Psychologist, a Forensic Psychologist or a Sports Psychologist. A post graduate qualification will be required to practice in any of these fields. Regardless of the area of psychology that interests you, respect for and an interest in people is a key value that is required. Once you have qualifications, networks and professional bodies are a good way to meet prospective employers.
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Course Code:
DN310
Title:
Veterinary Nursing
College:
UCD (NUI)
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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This course is designed to train veterinary nurses to the highest standards to work professionally as part of a veterinary team and also within to work with allied sectors such as pharmaceutical industry.



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Careers in the highly skilled role of veterinary nursing in the practice environment, opportunities for qualified veterinary nurses extend into a number of related fields of animal nutrition, insurance and pharmaceuticals frequently source veterinary nurses as employees.

 

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2013 Points

460

Change from 2012: 

-10

History:

2012 - 470
2011 - 445
2010 - 430
2009 - 420
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Essential Module Requirements:

Pass in the following modules:

  • C20153 or 5N0750
  • B20145 or 5N1952 or B20032 or 5N1358


Distinctions in a minimum of five modules which must include distinctions in the following modules:

  • C20006 or 5N2746
  • C20139 or 5N1833


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