About CPD Modules

A number of our modules are funded by the Government's Modular Skills Provision initiative to cover 90% to 100% of the fees. Eligibility criteria are the same as for Springboard+ courses.

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Module Begins Cost
MK8100 Foundations of Marketing Thought
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
The aims of this module are to introduce the student to the concepts and principles fundamental to marketing theory and to provide a contemporary view of the role and importance of marketing by examining its application in international, European and Irish business situations. Underpinning students’ study will be the integration of marketing and ethics into the various topics for discussion.
Closing date for applications: 15 August 2022
Credits: 5. Cost: €430.
2022/09/05 €430
MG8103 Organisational Psychology and Analysis
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
The behaviour of individuals is the workplace is affected by a range of individual, group, and organisational factors which in turn impact on a range of outcomes at different levels. The purpose of this module is to provide students with an understanding of why people behave the way they do in organisations and at work to give students the knowledge of how human behaviour affects organisational functioning.
Closing date for applications: 15 August 2022
Credits: 5. Cost: €430.
2022/09/05 €430
NU6123 Nursing Management of Patients Living with a Haematological Condition
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This blended learning module aims to further develop the knowledge and skills of nurses working in Irish haematology settings. The module focuses on both malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU625 Teaching Effectively
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module has been developed by the education team at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway. This is an interactive module that aims to provide a theoretical and practical exposure at helping the learner to begin teaching. When we talk about teaching, this applies to teaching learners, patients/clients or their families.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU605 Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module aims to provide graduate nurses with the specialised knowledge and skills to assess, prioritise, respond to and manage challenging acute care episodes. Supporting students to broaden and deepen their knowledge and skills has the potential to enable them to identify client deterioration more quickly and minimise avoidable emergencies.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU606 Principles and Practice of Acute Medical Nursing
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This post graduate module is intended for those who work in an acute medical setting and builds on the core clinical skills and theories covered in the module “Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration”.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6446 Quality of Life & Symptom Mgt in Children’s Palliative/Complex Care
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module focuses on developing in depth comprehension of the philosophy of palliative care for children and the application of key concepts in relation to the assessment and management of symptoms.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6444 Care of the Child & Family with Palliative / Complex Needs
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
Although death in childhood is relatively uncommon, the specific care needs of the child and family require a reflective, family centred and evidence-based approach to practice. This module provides students with the opportunity to explore what life-limiting illness means in the context of childhood and gain an overview of the key concepts which make palliative care for children and their families different to palliative care offered to adults.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 1)
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module on clinical supervision (CS) aims to provide the students with the required knowledge and practical skills to become effective supervisees/supervisors, and will thus enhance the implementation of CS frameworks in practice.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU623 Clinical Governance: Supporting Safe Practice
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
The module is guided by the National Patient Safety Framework (The Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2005) and the WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide for Medical Schools (World Health Organisation, 2009).
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
TE1750 Project Planning, Management, Evaluation
Beginning: Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2022
This module introduces business and project management techniques. It focuses on tackling projects efficiently, managing productively, monitoring effectively and evaluating constructively.
Online delivery September and October

Application deadline: 26th August 2022
Credits: 5. Cost: €400.
2022/09/06 €400
BS1155 Problem Solving Tools & Techniques
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
Problem Solving Tools and Techniques is designed to give you an understanding of the tools and techniques used by organisations to implement Six Sigma projects. Six Sigma project leaders need to analyse problems to decide which ones to target as Six Sigma projects.
The aim of this module is to give you a broad overview of the tools and techniques that are used in Six Sigma projects.
Application deadline is the 26th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
BS1159 Mechanics of Solids
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
Mechanics of Solids is an important subject in engineering which deals with the behaviour of solid bodies subjected to various types of loading. This field of study is also known as the ‘Mechanics of materials’, ‘Strength of materials’ and ‘Mechanical of Deformable bodies’.
This course in Mechanics of Solids gives you the opportunity to learn a basic engineering subject and, at the same time, develop your analytical and problem solving abilities.
Application deadline is the 26th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
BS1146 Materials Science & Processes
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
Materials science is an interdisciplinary field applying the properties of matter to various areas of science and engineering. This scientific field investigates the relationship between the structure of materials at atomic or molecular scales and their macroscopic properties. It incorporates elements of applied physics and chemistry.
Application deadline is the 26th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
BS1148 Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
This module aims to enhance your understanding and appreciation of environment-related disciplines. It provides you with facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues critically, evaluate technological advances, and put environmental issues into a legal perspective.
In this module we have linked current environmental concerns with traditional science and social-economic issues.
Application deadline is the 26th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
DT1163 Analytical Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
The aim of this module is to give you an introduction to some of the methods used in analytical chemistry and provide you with a good understanding of the molecular processes underlying these analytical methods. Equipped with this information, you should be able to analyse and tackle real-life chemical problems.
The module introduces analytical chemistry by describing the entire lifecycle of a sample: how to obtain, pre-treat, and analyse it.
Application deadline is the 26th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
DT1143 Maths 2
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
The aim of this module is to introduce you to some useful and interesting advanced mathematical topics. You will learn about
• mathematical proof and logic (1 unit),
• complex numbers, roots and polynomials (3 units),
• eigenvalues of linear transformations (2 units),
• integration (9 units) and
• differential equations (1 unit).
The module builds on the mathematical skills that you have acquired in the Maths 1 module.

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 10. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
DT1150 Physics 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
Physics is concerned with exploring nature, discovering its principles and explaining and understanding the world around us.
Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
DT1148 Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
Chemistry is concerned with molecules — what they are, and how and why they behave as they do. The aim of this module is to give you a solid understanding of the processes that occur at a molecular level. Equipped with this foundation you should be able to analyse and tackle real-life chemical problems.

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
BS1145 Management Information Systems
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 10, 2022
This course on Management Information Systems will discuss the design and implementation of various ERP, CRM and SCM systems and critique management approaches to IS strategy and planning. We will examine the value of strategic IS planning to organisations using MIS strategy models and frameworks and highlight how decision-making and alignment are dependent on well-designed and integrated systems.
Application deadline is the 19th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/10 €420
CT5155 Introduction to Relational Databases
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 12, 2022
This module introduces Databases, outlining the differences between Databases and File Systems and considering the importance of Abstraction. Concepts, Integrity Constraints and Design Principles for the Relational Model are investigated. The module also covers Relational Algebra, Querying, Structure Query Language (SQL), Conceptual Modelling, Relational Schema and Normalisation. Application deadline is the 31st of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €640.
2022/09/12 €640
DT1154 Introduction to Management
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
In this module you will learn about the management of business organisations. The aim of the module is to give you an understanding of how organisations work and are managed.
• It will develop your ability to analyse management processes and strategic direction.
• It will introduce you to the role of the key management functions in ensuring good performance of any company.
• It will make you aware of the key challenges facing modern management.

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
BS1168 Automation 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
Automation is a key competitive resource which enables Western industries to achieve greater productivity and to compete globally on cost. The module begins with an overview of how automation has become important for industry, and the key strategies adopted by industry to deploy automation in order to improve competitiveness. Automation is used to improve a number of key performance indicators.
Application deadline is the 26th of August.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
DT1161 Introduction to Quality Management
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
The aim of the module is to give an effective and functional overview of Quality Management.
It will:
• introduce you to the role that Quality Management plays in the workplace
• make you aware of the how to implement a range of quality strategies and tools
• inform you about the impact that quality has on the organisation as a whole.

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
DT1144 Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
Operations Engineering is the know-how that factories/organisations use to produce goods and services. It is the process knowledge that has been learned from past experience and innovation from engineering disciplines.
This module explains what is involved in operations engineering and identifies the function of operations engineering. It explains the transformation of systems which produce goods and services and identifies the decisions that operations engineers make.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
DT1149 Introduction to Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
The aim of the module is to give you an understanding of how operations are designed and managed.
• It will develop your knowledge of best practice for the design of products and manufacturing processes.
• It will develop your commercial awareness of how well designed products and processes can give competitive advantage to a firm in the marketplace.
• It will introduce the importance of planning and control, ensuring good performance of any company.

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
DT1152 Information Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
This module covers an introduction to computer hardware, software, operating systems, networks, the internet and WWW and an introduction to the cloud as well as On-premises based computer applications such as MS Office. All tutorials are computer-based.
Introduction to computer architecture: hardware, software, operating systems, networks, the Internet, the Cloud and the World Wide Web
Introduction to computer applications such as MS Office & Screencasting

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
BST151 Energy Management
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
Improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprints and energy costs is a priority for many organisations. An Energy Management System (EnMS) can play a lead role in achieving these aims. An EnMS is a process for continually improving energy performance. Suitable for all organisations, whatever the size or sector, it is particularly beneficial in organisations operating energy intensive processes.

Application deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
BST157 Environmental Leadership in Organisations
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 17, 2022
While environmental protection is a global issue, environmental activities occur at all levels with industrial and commercial environments playing a lead role. This module will explore local and global sustainability issues and their implications for industrial and commercial environments and examine case studies of environmental leadership in practice.

Application Deadline: 26th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/17 €420
TE1741 Organisation Management: Learning & Development
Beginning: Sunday, Sep. 18, 2022
The module explores the role of the learning and development function in organisations in facilitating enhanced individual, team and organisational performance and the achievement of organisational goals. The module draws on the established body of knowledge and theory in leadership, management, human resource development (HRD) and learning and development.

Application deadline: 16th September
Credits: 10. Cost: €720.
2022/09/18 €720
DT1141 Statistics
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022
The aim of this module is to give you a broad foundation in statistics and to build on this foundation so that you have the necessary confidence and statistical skills to visualise and interpret data. This module will also help you to develop a working knowledge of the statistical package Minitab. The appendix booklet provides examples of how to use Minitab. You can apply the knowledge and skills learned in the various units to Minitab.

Application Deadline: 2nd September
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/09/24 €420
ED6180 STEM Resources for Teachers
Beginning: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022
This programme has ten places available for five primary and five secondary school teachers, with priority placement given to teachers from DEIS schools. Participants will learn about and receive resources for the classroom including science engagement activities, science capital teaching approach methods, and lesson plan kits developed by teachers for teachers, that are linked with the primary and junior cycle science curricula.
Application deadline is the 30th of September.
Credits: 10. Cost: €Free.
2022/10/11 €Free
BS1156 Enterprise Modelling & Simulation
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
Enterprise modelling is the process of building models of whole or part of an enterprise with process models, data models, resource models and/or new processes etc. Enterprise modelling deals with the process of understanding an enterprise and improving its performance through creation of enterprise models. It is based on knowledge about the enterprise, previous models and/or reference models.
Application deadline is the 30th of September.
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/10/22 €420
BS1169 Manufacturing Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
Manufacturing technology provides the means for society to manufacture/ supply products to meet the needs of modern society. Manufacturing technology in this module covers:
• Engineering materials including metals, ceramics, polymers and composite materials.
• Manufacturing processes, both traditional and recently developed.
• Electronic manufacturing technologies.

Application deadline: 30th August
Credits: 5. Cost: €420.
2022/10/22 €420
TE153 Critical Thinking
Beginning: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022
In this module you will study the concepts and techniques of critical thinking to enhance language clarity skills, information interpretation, evidence appraisal and reasoning skills.
Online and 1 day on campus delivery November and December 2022

Application deadline: 5th November
Credits: 10. Cost: €720.
2022/11/15 €720
ECS308 Effective Leadership and Professionalism for the Early Years Sector
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 21, 2022
Within the Early Childhood field, there is growing evidence linking the role of leadership to the improvement of quality within Early Years provision for young children and their families. Furthermore, leadership is viewed as one of the key ingredients required in order to ensure the continued professionalisation of the sector. This module examines leadership qualities and skills — what they are, and how to develop them— in the context of early childhood education and care.
Deadline: 11/9/2022
Credits: 10. Cost: €350.
2022/11/21 €350
NU6445 (UCD) Specialist Understanding of Complex Care for Children
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
This module focuses on the central concepts of care that underpin specialist practice in complex care for children and their families. The organisation of health services for this population will be explored, as well as factors influencing care delivery- including the role of technology, the organisation of care services, and issues pertaining to quality care and clinical governance. The module is taught in UCD, Dublin.
Application deadline is the 31st of October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905
PO5101 Management Diabetic Foot Disease
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
This level 9 module is designed to facilitate development of multifaceted skills required when managing the foot conditions found in patients with diabetes.
This module will provide students with the theoretical knowledge regarding elements of the management of Diabetic Foot Disease that will underpin the development of their clinical practice and clinical skills.
Application deadline is the 31st of October.

Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905
NU502 Advanced Research Methods
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
This module is designed to enable students explore the methodological and practical issues about research. It will help students determine the appropriate research design for research questions in their practice and identify how to source, evaluate and implement evidence in practice.
Application deadline is the 31st of October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905
NU6104 Management of Venous Leg Ulceration
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
This module aims to give participants opportunities to explore the topic of venous leg ulceration in depth in order to enable critical practice in this specialised area of care. Application deadline is the 31st of October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905
NU568 High Dependency Maternity Care
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
Building upon existing knowledge and skills, this module seeks to enable practitioners to anticipate, assess, plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate care by enabling them to develop the specialised knowledge and skills required for working with women who require high dependency care in pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period.
Application deadline is the 31st of October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905
NU644 Student-Centered Teaching & Learning: Active Engagement Strategies
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
This module aims to broaden and build students’ repertoire of teaching strategies beyond traditional didactic approaches. Students will also explore the concept of “student engagement” and will examine how to: (1) incorporate active learning strategies into their classes and (2) use technologies to support teaching and promote student interest. Approaches to skills teaching in simulated and practice settings are also addressed.
Application deadline is the 31st of October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905
NU634 Dementia Care: Transforming Practice
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023
This module will provide you with an advanced understanding of dementia. The module aims to enable healthcare professionals to provide person-centred care that enhances the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers. This module has been developed using the latest evidence from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Application deadline is the 31st of October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2023/01/09 €905

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