Careers in Nursing/Midwifery

Careers in Nursing and Midwifery

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Nursing and midwifery: information for students

If you are interested in nursing and midwifery as a career, or are already studying to be a nurse or a midwife at an Irish Higher Education Institution (HEI), the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) has information on this website for you.

Career information on Nursing and Midwifery

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Nursing and Midwifery Careers Booklet


Nursing or midwifery as a career


Our Careers in Nursing and Midwifery section has been developed for second level students preparing for the Leaving Certificate, career guidance teachers and mature applicants.   It addresses questions you might have such as:

Studying nursing or midwifery at third level

If you are a student of nursing and midwifery in a HEI, you are considered a candidate by NMBI.   You should explore this website and the following key sections which are relevant to candidates: 

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