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Cell Therapy In Human And Veterinary Medicine
Beginning: Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2020
Regenerative medicine is a promising interdisciplinary field focused on developing novel treatments aimed to restore and/or regenerate diseased and injured tissues in human and veterinary medicine. This webinar aims to give a theoretical overview of the current trends in Regenerative Medicine for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions in small and large animals.
Credits: 1 CVE. Cost: €0.
2020/06/16 €0
CT611 Computer Architecture & Operating Systems
Beginning: Monday, Aug. 24, 2020
This module introduces the structure and operation of the various system components including the CPU, system buses and internal/external memory, with an emphasis on programming techniques and/or access mechanisms for those components.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2020/08/24 €585
ECS403 Irish Social, Family and Childcare Policies: Critical Analysis
Beginning: Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020
This module will expose students to the theories and frameworks that underpin the development of social policy in general and the historical evolution of Irish social policy in particular. Developments in policy with respect to families in Ireland will be analysed through the examination of government reports, programmes, schemes and funded services delivered on a statutory and voluntary basis.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2020/08/30 €780
DT1154 Introduction to Management
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1156 Enterprise Modelling & Simulation
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1141 Applied Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
This module aims to provide you with important insights into innovation and how it may be applied to any organisation. The module introduces you to practical tools and techniques from literature to improve the innovation process and generate successful ideas, learn to recognise the drivers and challenges you will encounter along the way.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1169 Manufacturing Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1168 Automation 1 Automation 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1155 Problem Solving Tools & Techniques
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1161 Introduction to Quality Management
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1144 Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1149 Introduction to Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1152 Information Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1157 Human Anatomy & Physiology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
This module offers a fascinating insight of the human body, focusing in particular on its form (Anatomy) and function (Physiology). Anatomy is the science of body structures and their relationship to each other. Originally this information was discovered by clinical dissection of cadavers and nowadays this knowledge has been enhanced by modern imaging techniques such as MRI. Physiology is the study of the function of each of these anatomical structures, in essence how each body part works.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BST157 Environmental Leadership in Organisations
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BST153 Environmental Management for Organisations
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
Drawing on contemporary examples, Environmental Planning and Management for Organisations will explore the roots and principles of environmental planning and management in practice, introducing students to a range of conceptual and practical approaches. This is a core module focusing on processes, scale and case studies in environmental planning in industrial and commercial organisations and laying the foundation for the other modules.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
BS1143 Health & Safety Systems
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
Occupational Health and Safety is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work.
The aim of the module is to introduce participants to the general management of health and safety at work along with equipping them with the knowledge and skills to enable them to communicate safety and health information to peers and supervisors on a range of occupational safety and health issues in the workplace.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1164 Molecular Medicine
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
Molecular medicine is a new field in human biology which uses technological advances in order to describe and explain how normal cellular functions fail during the development of disease. In this module you will learn about the fundamental concepts in molecular biology and about how the basic building blocks of genetic materials interact with each other.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1141 Statistics
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1150 Physics 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
Physics is concerned with exploring nature, discovering its principles and explaining and understanding the world around us.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
DT1148 Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 5, 2020
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2020/09/05 €380
ECS301 Children and Families in Society
Beginning: Sunday, Sep. 13, 2020
This module examines children and families and how they interact with, and are affected by, the wider society in which they live. The module looks at different definitions of ‘family’, and considers key theories of family life. It outlines historical notions of the family and the impacts of culture on the family. It discusses children’s lives and contemporary and historical ideas about childhood.

Application deadline and delivery dates To be Confirmed.

Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2020/09/13 €780
MK620 Marketing Technology Products
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
This module introduces you to the world of marketing. What is marketing all about? To put it in a nutshell, marketing is two things. First, it is a business philosophy whose main premise is that the customer is king and that if a company can provide enough people with exactly what they want, they will make a profit. This implies that marketing is a particular way of looking at the world of business.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/09/19 €875
MG620 Innovation and Technology Transfer
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
Technology Transfer covers the process of transferring knowledge, skills, intellectual property and know-how from those who have it to those who can further develop it as a commercial offering. Technology Transfer can bring many benefits by improving the good and services that are available to companies, governments and consumers.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/09/19 €875
MG618 User Centred Design
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
This module covers why and how to put the human user of systems, services and products at the centre of the design process. It explores the user-centered design paradigm from a broad perspective, emphasizing how user research and prototype assessment can be integrated into different phases of the design process. Students learn to think like a user-centered designer and carry out activities that are key to user-centered design.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/09/19 €875
MG662 Managing Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
Innovation is crucial to the creation and development of organisations. Research has shown that the successful management of innovation can yield positive outcomes, yet the process of innovation management can often be misunderstood or poorly incorporated into business practices. This module is an introduction to the building-blocks of innovation management for organisations. It looks at the nature of innovation and examines different types of innovation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/09/19 €875
MG615 Strategy & Management of Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
Strategic Management is what can be termed a ´big picture´ course. It takes a ´helicopter´ view of the totality of the business and how the various parts such as production operations, marketing, finance, human resource management, innovation and technology management, and new product development, are integrated to take advantage of business opportunity and deal with a dynamic external environment of continuous change and ever more intense competition.
Credits: 10. Cost: €1750.
2020/09/19 €1750
ME5108 Data Analysis for Process and Product Development
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020
This module introduces a systems engineering approach to design of experiments, data analysis and modelling, towards product and process improvement and optimisation. Students will learn about the Taguchi method for robust engineering design which is a system engineering approach for Quality by Design for process and product development.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2020/09/19 €875
MD1521 Cellular Manufacturing 1: Bioprocessing
Beginning: Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020
This course aims to instil a fundamental knowledge of biomanufacturing, including cellular expansion and biobanking and advances in bioreactor technology. The overall scope of the module is broad, ranging from the fundamental biology of mammalian cell culture to engineering advancements leading to automated biomanufacturing of clinical therapies with constant emphasis on the production of advanced medicinal products.

Credits: 10. Cost: €975.
2020/09/27 €975
LW3118 Business Law I
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
The overall aim of the module is to introduce students to fundamental principles of business law and elements of the legal framework within which enterprises operate.
Closing date for applications: 1st Sept
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/09/28 €405
MK8103 Integrated Marketing Communications
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
Organisations seek innovative ways of communicating effectively and efficiently with their target audience or public. Marketing communicators are challenged to use communication methods that break through the clutter, reach audiences with interesting and persuasive messages, enhance brand equity, drive sales and achieve strategic objectives.
Closing date for applications: 1st Sept 2020
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/09/28 €405
MK8100 Foundations of Marketing Thought
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
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: 1st Sept
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/09/28 €405
MK5143: Inbound Marketing & Content Creation
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
Inbound marketing is used by both global companies and small businesses alike as a means of engaging their target audience, driving quality lead growth and ultimately their bottom line. Hubspot, the acknowledged global leader in Inbound Marketing, promotes a simple but powerful model based around four primary actions (Attract, Convert, Close, Delight) that businesses must take in order to get more visitors, leads, customers, and promoters.
Closing date for applications 1 September

Credits: 5. Cost: €835.
2020/09/28 €835
MG8103 Organisational Psychology and Analysis
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
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: 1st Sept
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/09/28 €405
MG440 Management of Organisational Change
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
The central objective of this module is to examine the theory and practice of
organisational development/change. Different theoretical approaches to understanding change in organisations will be examined and how these approaches can guide the preparation for, and implementation of, organisational change.
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/09/28 €405
EC4400 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
This course introduces students to the use of economic tools in analysing natural resource issues. The course discusses issues surrounding environmental sustainability in the context of economic growth. The theory of externalities and public goods are discussed and this addresses environmental external effects with respect to depletion and pollution. Causes of environmental externalities are also included in the context of missing markets and property rights.
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/09/28 €405
MK5133 Marketing Performance & Productivity
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 28, 2020
This module will introduce you to the area of measuring marketing performance and productivity. Specifically, the module will introduce you to the practices and models used to measure the organisations marketing performance relative to its overall business goals and the creation of shareholder value.
Closing date for applications 1 September
Credits: 5. Cost: €450.
2020/09/28 €450
ECS204 Quality Awareness in Early Learning
Beginning: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020
The OECD (2006) identified the following aspects of quality in childcare contexts
which we can evaluate and measure:
• Orientation quality
• Structural quality
• Educational concept and practice
• Operational quality
• Child outcome quality/performance standards
• Parent/community outreach and participation
• Interaction or process quality
This module addresses all of the above aspects of quality and explores the history and context of quality in ECCE services.

Dates TBC
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2020/10/04 €780
CT609 Fundamentals of Programming
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
This is intended as a foundational programming module, suitable for students with no previous experience of computer programming as well as those with moderate previous knowledge or knowledge of languages other than C.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2020/10/19 €585
ECS308 Effective Leadership and Professionalism for the Early Years Sector
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
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.
Workshop date TBC
Credits: 10. Cost: €390.
2020/11/02 €390
TE1105 Effective Leadership
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
Effective Leadership is pivotal to successful organisational and sectoral performance. In this module, you will learn about leadership theories, typologies and taxonomies. Such a foundation is seen as strengthening leadership styles, optimising organisational and sectoral culture and driving overall success. You will explore how leadership styles, underpin innovation, facilitate individual empowerment and responsibility and build effective teams.



Credits: 5. Cost: €330.
2020/11/02 €330
ST2352 Statistics
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
An introductory course in statistics, covering descriptive statistics, basic probability and methods in inferential statistics.
Closing date for applications: 30 Oct
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/11/09 €405
MG335.3 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
The aim of this module is to introduce the concepts and theories fundamental to innovation and entrepreneurship. Innovation and entrepreneurship are inherently about management practice and creating change and so practically applying and synthesising the theories is the theme of this module.
Closing date for applications: 30 Oct

Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/11/09 €405
EC8013 Financial Economics Research Project
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 9, 2020
This is quite a practical module for those interested in conducting research in the area of financial economics and those interested in other financial disciplines. This research module is designed to enable you to get answers to important financial economics problems and deepen your understanding of the concepts involved.
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/11/09 €405
EYS1114 Integrated Community-Based Work Practice
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 30, 2020
This module explores the theoretical underpinning to integrated community-based work, looks at past approaches, and critically examines the ‘new’ direction in service provision. In particular, the module draws on the ethic of care and social ecological theories to analyse universal and targeted community-based responses to children and families, including such services as home support, child protection, disability services and programmes designed to address inclusion.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2020/11/30 €435
MK8104 Negotiation Skills
Beginning: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020
Negotiation is a dialogue to discover common ground among parties with differing aims, needs and perspectives in order to achieve a solution that as far as possible meets people's interests. It is a process by which parties pursue a mutually acceptable outcome, which typically involves elements of creativity and compromise.
Closing date for applications: 1 Oct
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2020/12/01 €405
TE1106 Leading Organisational Change
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021
This module aims to examine the theory and practice of organisational change
Two day workshop in January

Closing date: 30 December

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/02 €760
TE1660 Management of Training and Education
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021
This module examines key aspects of the management function in training and education. Topics include leadership, motivation, decision-making, change and conflict management.
Two day workshop in February
Closing date: 03 February

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/02 €760
AY620 Technology Finance and Capital
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
The module content is designed to apply the theories and concepts of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Business Finance to the decision making process within small, medium and global organisations. The financial strategies associated with the achievement of predetermined key performance indicators are fully explored within the module.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2021/01/04 €875
TE302 Blended Learning Design
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
Developing Learning Design focuses on pedagogical concepts and instructional design models that are fundamental to designing and developing an online learning environment

One day workshop 17 January
One day tutorial online
Closing date: 10 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/04 €760
TE190 Coaching for Improved Performance
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
This module introduces you to the core skills of coaching and mentoring, and outlines the emergence and development of these practices particularly in recent years. It aims to build on trainers’ competence by developing their coaching and mentoring knowledge, skills and abilities. It explores the role of coaching and mentoring in the performance improvement in the workplace.

Closing date: 01 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/04 €760
MG616 Improving Business Processes
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
When trying to improve a process, one must understand the entire process from start to finish before making any changes. This module provides students with a detailed strategic process to implement the Business Process Management (BPM) discipline within an organisation. The BPM lifecycle is a continuous improvement procedure that can be utilised across all processes.
Application deadline: 30 November
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2021/01/04 €875
MG614 People Management for Technology Organisations
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
This module introduces students to a variety of management issues including: recruitment and selection, performance management, reward, development, grievance and discipline processes, retention, termination, leadership and change management. The module focuses on the role of functional managers and supervisors in implementing HR policies and practices in technology organisations considering contextual factors including global nature of the business, organisational size and sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €1750.
2021/01/04 €1750
IE620 Managing Technology Projects
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
Projects are becoming an increasingly important part of how all organisations across industry sectors do business. The primary objective of this module is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to apply project management principles, tools and techniques to deliver value to the organisation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2021/01/04 €875
ECS401 Promoting Inclusion in Early Years Care and Education
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 8, 2021
Promoting inclusion in Early Years practice is crucial in order to provide a holistic approach to children’s development and care in the early years. There are legal, regulatory and best-practice guidelines that Early Years practitioners are obliged to follow to guide practice. Each of these highlights the importance of promoting inclusion of all children and families.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/01/08 €780
DT1165 Intro to Management Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Introduction to Management Science is a module designed to give you an understanding of management science as a discipline that can help managers solve problems and make good decisions.


Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1146 Organisational Behaviour
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
In this module you will learn about Organisational Behaviour, that is, you will learn about individuals and groups in organisations. Learning about Organisational Behaviour will help you to better understand yourself and others in the workplace.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
TE2103 Performance Management
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
This module focuses on strengthening your capacity to motivate staff, to build continuous improvement to manage individual and team performance and to deliver excellence.
Two day workshop 16 and 17 January

Closing date: 10 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/09 €760
MG670 Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The module reviews a broad range of topics that critically affect technology-based start-up companies. It is designed to help the learner develop strong conceptual foundations for understanding and exploiting technological innovation and entrepreneurship.
30th November

Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2021/01/09 €875
BS1170 Automation 2
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of the Automation 2 module is to give you some important insights into the application of automation in industry as detailed in the module aims of Automation 1.

The Automation 2 module introduces material transport systems, outlines the use of storage systems, and presents an overview of automated manufacturing.
Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1153 Lean Thinking & Lean Tools
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The module consists of 16 units which take the student through the history and development of Lean thinking; explores Lean principles including Value & Waste; and explains several of the main Lean tools & techniques.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1154 Quality Science – Six Sigma
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
This course will give candidates a solid foundation in Quality Science & Six Sigma. Candidates will explore the history and development of Quality Science and the emergence of Six Sigma. You will develop a broad understanding of Six Sigma methodology [DMAIC] and the range of Six Sigma tools and techniques applicable in a Manufacturing or Service environment. Candidates will also get the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of the Statistical software package Minitab.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1160 Medical Device Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Module Objectives:
To understand the practical application of materials, mechanics and stress analysis theory in the design of medical devices.
To understand the clinical need, function and design requirements of the most widely used orthopaedic and vascular medical devices.
To understand the effects of mechanical loading (static, fatigue, wear) and environment on medical devices.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1149 Regulatory Compliance
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The regulatory compliance module presents an overview of the regulations governing the development, manufacture and marketing of drugs and medical devices, inclusive of in vitro diagnostic devices.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1157 Design of Engineering Systems
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Design of Engineering Systems represents a complex interconnection of many elements to maximise performance. This science relates to all fields of engineering, and requires contribution from diverse technical disciplines. It involves the combined effort of all the team involved in the design process, leading to a structured development process that proceeds from conception to production to operation, and in some cases to termination and disposal.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1160 Science, Technology & Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Science, Technology and Innovation covers the historical evolution of scientific thought and the periods of major industrial development, coupled with a focus on innovation and how it works today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1171 Human Biology Fundamentals
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The focus of Human Biology Fundamentals will be on human anatomy, physiology and disease states, particularly those that are a target of medical device intervention. This module is designed to be appropriate to those who work in the MedTech and related sectors. Basic human biology will be explored in an interdisciplinary context applicable to largely technical backgrounds, such as applied and quality science, technology, and engineering.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1152 Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
This module aims to enhance the learner's understanding and appreciation of environment-related disciplines. It covers facts and attitudes that help the learner to understand and evaluate current environmental issues critically, evaluate technological advances, and put environmental issues into a legal perspective.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BST151 Energy Management
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1166 Biology & Biotechnology
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Modern Biotechnology is frequently referred to as DNA manipulation technology. Since the discovery of the DNA as the genetic information carrier in cells, and the knowledge of how this information is used to produce proteins, the development of new diagnostic and industrial methods have increased exponentially.
This module is intended to provide the basics to understand the principles that analytical, diagnostic and industrial methods are based on.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1144 Project Management
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of the Project Management module is to give you a broad overview of the methods and techniques that you can use to manage projects of any type, from their very earliest stages right through to their completion. In addition, it should help you develop a number of skills such as planning, problem solving and team building, in addition to leadership and communication skills
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1158 Biocompatibility & Device Design
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
In recent years, the role of biomaterials has been influenced considerably by advances in many areas of biology, engineering and chemistry as well as advances in surgical techniques and instruments.



Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1145 Intro to Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of the module is to introduce you to various disciplines that fall under the heading of Environmental Science and provide you with a rounded overview of the relative topics and concerns. Studying this module will give you facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1142 Physics 2
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Module DT150 Physics 1 introduced some of the fundamental ideas of physics. This module, Physics 2, completes the overview of Classical Physics by introducing the basic theory of electrostatics, electric currents and circuits, electromagnetism and light and optics. Classical Physics is still very relevant and is still used and applied today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1163 Analytical Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
EYS1112 Children’s Rights and Well Being: Current Issue
Beginning: Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021
This module will take as a starting point the ‘recognition that human rights are the entitlement of all people, acknowledging that children are individual rights holders. It will also recognise that children have specific rights through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child under which they have a right to achieve their full potential and participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2021/01/10 €865
CT610 Software Engineering
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
This module will provide students with the fundamental software engineering knowledge necessary to develop and deliver quality software products. This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns.
Credits: 10. Cost: €585.
2021/01/11 €585
EC201 Intermediate Microeconomics (January)
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 15, 2021
This course is designed for students from a non-economics background who are thinking of applying for a postgraduate programme such as the M. Sc. (Health Economics or MSc (Global Environmental Economics) at NUI Galway that requires applicants to have taken a preparatory course in microeconomics.
Entry Requirement: An honours degree (2-2 or better) in any discipline.
Application Deadline: 11 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/01/15 €405
ECS205 The Child and Family in Irish Law
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021
This module gives a broad overview of the Irish legal system as it stands today. It discusses the impact the legal system has on the child and the family, and the various services relevant to children and families engaged with or affected by the legal system. The module also gives a broad overview of the impact of international law on the Irish legal system and explores the relevance of international law to those working with children and families in Ireland today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/01/16 €390
TE1750 Project Planning, Management, Evaluation
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021
This module introduces business and project management techniques. It focuses on tackling projects efficiently, managing productively, monitoring effectively and evaluating constructively.
Workshop: 17 January
Closing date: 10 January

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/16 €380
TE305 Online Learning and Teaching Essentials
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 29, 2021
This module covers introductory design, development, delivery and evaluation of online and blended programmes.
Two day workshop 06 and 07 February
Closing date: 27 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/29 €760
ECS202 Implementing the Early Years Curriculum
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021
This module examines underlying theories on educational activities and play for babies and children (0-8). The module examines a range of early childhood educational philosophies, including Montessori, HighScope, Reggio Emilia, Steiner, and ‘Play Based’. In addition, the module analyses Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework in relation to devising suitable educational activities and play.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/02/06 €780
TE164 Learning in Groups
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021
Managing learning groups is a key trainer skill. This module helps you develop techniques for analysing group dynamics and examining stages of group development.
2 days of workshops in January
Closing date: 05 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/02/06 €760
ECS101 Psychology – The Developing Child 1
Beginning: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
The objective of this module is to introduce a range of theories in relation to the holistic development of young children and to look at their application in early childhood care and practice settings. The module will also provide students with an insight into atypical child development. The module will look at the role of adults in planning a child-centred environment.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/02/07 €780
EYS1115 Contemporary Perspectives on Play, Learning and Pedagogy
Beginning: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
This module explores contemporary issues and perspectives on play, learning and pedagogy concerning ECEC. Drawing from a range of theoretical perspectives, learners will explore and analyse existing debates, emerging issues and current approaches, with the aim of developing critical and reflective thinking skills, enabling transformative practice within the early years sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2021/02/07 €865
MK5106 Digital Marketing Strategy & Management
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and skill-set to project manage a new website build, conceptualise and deliver a digital marketing campaign which can be integrated into an overall marketing strategy
Closing date for applications 4 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €835.
2021/02/08 €835
MG8104 Business Strategy
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The primary objectives of this course are as follows: To provide rigorous exposure to the concepts, theories and techniques on which strategic management in the business sector is based To explore the application of strategic management concepts, theories and techniques in a wide range of business settings To examine the design, implementation and maintenance of strategic planning systems and strategic thinking

Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
MG8101 Management Skills
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
Management Skills is based on the premise that how you act in a business setting is often as important as what you know. Because management requires such a wide range of skills, all managers need to regularly assess their skill competency. Through self-assessment exercises and a learning journal, this module will encourage you to begin a process of self-evaluation that should continue throughout your career.

Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
MG1111 Critical Thinking
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The module will introduce learners to the concept of critical thinking and its associated skills and applications. Participants will learn about the basic concepts of critical thinking, what it means to think critically, how to think critically and why critical thinking competence is valuable. It will endeavour to build the necessary critical thinking skills required for academic research.
Closing date for applications: 4 Jan 2021
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
EC7102 Macroeconomics and the Business Environment
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
This is an intermediate macroeconomics module dealing with the theory and practice of macroeconomics. It builds upon the concepts and principles covered in first year macroeconomics. The objective of the module is to understand the core models in (short-run) macroeconomic theory and to learn how these theories can be applied to various short-run policy issues, both domestically (Ireland) and in an international (EU/eurozone) setting.
Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
EC7101 Applied Microeconomics for Business
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The main objective of this course is to learn how the techniques and theories of microeconomics can be used to explain how firms and consumers behave. A secondary objective is to understand when the behaviour of firms and consumers is efficient from society’s perspective. The emphasis throughout the course is on problem solving.
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
EC4401 Introduction to Financial Economics
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
This is quite a practical module for those interested in doing further modules in financial economics and those interested in other disciplines (notably accounting) who wish to develop a useful transferable skill, namely the most important professional tool in financial services (Excel).
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
MK5104 Marketing Analytics
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
This module will introduce you to the major components of marketing and sales analytics across multiple channels. You will be introduced to how current analytical tools and techniques generate analytics to support data-driven decisions in such areas as marketing insights, competitive analysis, strategy, segmentation, promotions, and a number of approaches to generated social media analytics. Closing date for applications 4 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €450.
2021/02/08 €450
MD1526 Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The successful application of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) as an advanced medicinal product is reliant upon selecting the appropriate cell source and its therapeutic mechanism of action complimenting the intended application.
Credits: 10. Cost: €975.
2021/02/08 €975
TE1107 Critical Thinking for Leaders
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021
This module aims to develop your critical thinking and problem analysis skills to identify effective ways of finding solutions to a range of problems. You will apply core critical thinking skills to real world business and workplace situations.
Two day workshop: March

Closing date: 28 February

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/02/27 €760
TE304 eLeadership
Beginning: Friday, Mar. 5, 2021
This module is designed to equip participants with the eLeadership capabilities, communication skills, awareness, knowledge and tools required to navigate and leverage this dynamic environment.
One day workshop March
One day online tutorial

Closing date: 05 March

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/03/05 €760
ECS307 Understanding Children’s Early Learning
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021
Contemporary understandings of childhood construct the child as an active agent in matters that affect their lives. Underpinned by the sociological understanding of childhood, this approach portrays the young child as an active and confident agent, and as a catalyst for their own learning and development.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/03/06 €390
TE170 Virtual Learning Environment
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021
Electronic learning technologies and their adaption in designing, implementing and moderating courses in a virtual learning environment.
Application Deadline: 03 March 2020
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/03/06 €760
ECS103 Creative Development in Early Childhood
Beginning: Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021
This module will allow students the opportunity to explore and understand their role as facilitators and supporters of creative expression in young children. A theoretical approach will be used to consider the value of extending play through the use of music, movement, storytelling, art and drama in early years’ settings.
Application deadline: 18 January.

Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/03/07 €390
ECS307 Understanding Children’s Early Learning
Beginning: Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021
Learners will explore methods of planning for, implementing and capturing children’s early learning within the Irish context, though this is situated and influenced by broader international contexts. The role of the ECEC practitioner as a co-constructor of knowledge in collaboration with the child, groups of children, with staff teams, families and other stakeholders will be explored.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/03/07 €390
CT619 Object Oriented Programming
Beginning: Monday, Mar. 8, 2021
This module provides detailed coverage of Object Oriented (OO) programming principles. It focuses on programming in Java, an OO language that is modern, vendor-independent, and widely used in industry. Recognising that programming requires skill as well as knowledge, this module places emphasis on the practical aspects of developing significant Java programs using a professional development environment.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/03/08 €585
TE140 Course Delivery
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 20, 2021
Focused on effective facilitation of learning, the module addresses the establishment of a successful learning environment and explores training methods and techniques.
Two workshops in March
Closing date: 20 March

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/03/20 €380
EC201 Intermediate Microeconomics (March)
Beginning: Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021
This course is designed for students from a non-economics background who are thinking of applying for a postgraduate programme such as the M. Sc. (Health Economics or MSc (Global Environmental Economics) at NUI Galway that requires applicants to have taken a preparatory course in microeconomics.
Entry Requirement: An honours degree (2-2 or better) in any discipline.
Application Deadline: 19 March
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/03/21 €405
BST156 Environmental Compliance
Beginning: Sunday, May. 2, 2021
Knowledge of current minimum legal expectations for environmental compliance is fundamental to achieving good environmental management in industrial and commercial environments. This module is aimed at professionals, will provide students with a practical foundation in the principles of compliance and risk management for corporations in Ireland.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/05/02 €380
BST154 The Lean Organisation and Technology
Beginning: Sunday, May. 2, 2021
Lean environmental management is based on the concept of continuous improvement of an organisation’s environmental performance over time. In this way the organisation's environmental plan is continuously changing in line with its activities as well as external influencing factors such as environmental legislation, changes in technology, and market pressures.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/05/02 €380
CT621 Artificial Intelligence
Beginning: Tuesday, May. 4, 2021
The module begins by examining the concept of AI and as well highlighting some important real-world applications of AI. It then presents search strategies currently employed in AI research. This is developed further by the examination of the functional programming language Prolog. The second half of the module looks at Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning. It also deals with the topic of uncertainty in AI.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/05/04 €585
CT618 Object Oriented Design
Beginning: Tuesday, May. 4, 2021
This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns. The course brings together the various software components (technology) and the diverse issues impacting their development (process, project, people) to improve software product quality.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/05/04 €585
BS1164 Machine Design
Beginning: Saturday, May. 15, 2021
This module focuses on the core methodologies required to design various machines and machine parts.

What will be covered in the module

This module introduces students to the theory behind Simple and compound machines, reliability of a system, gearing and gear ratio theory, spring decision and design criteria. Machine Design also introduces the students to some 3D printing for assembly. This helps introduce and develop the students’ 3D modelling skills.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/05/15 €380
CT5114 Distributed Systems and Cloud Technologies
Beginning: Friday, May. 21, 2021
The module will provide students with a good understanding of how to design and implement internet based distributed applications. The emphasis will be on explaining and evaluating the standard APIs and frameworks that are commonly used.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/05/21 €585
BS1148 Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1159 CAD Modelling
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
Currently parametric 3D solid and surface models are the principal means of communicating design ideas and of developing new products and systems. One of the most widely-used 3D CAD software systems for creating these models is SolidWorks. This module will introduce you to the essential aspects of using SolidWorks productively and effectively.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/11 €380
DT1158 Database Applications
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
The module and its associated learning activities aim to introduce you to the core information in development of database systems. It includes analysis of system requirements, conceptual modelling and system specifications, their translation into a relational model, and use of the process of normalisation to minimise data duplication and anomalies in relational database tables.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/11 €380
BS1142 Product & Process Development
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
In Product and Process Development, you are introduced to the methods and techniques used to take an initial idea for a new product concept from the drawing board right through to the marketplace. As you progress through the
course, you will be introduced to the different stages involved in developing a new product:
1 Identification of customer needs
2 Concept generation
3 Concept selection
4 Concept testing
5 Product specification
6 Product launch

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2022/01/08 €380
BS1150 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
The module aims to:
Present a curriculum in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
Provide easy-to-access, state-of-the-art reference material in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship to help learners to understand the essential fundamental concepts involved in the discipline.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2022/01/08 €380

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