Why you should choose NUI Galway for your Masters

At NUI Galway we offer a wide range of award-winning postgraduate courses, giving your career the best possible launchpad. We are in the top 1% of universities worldwide—this means that your qualification will be recognised internationally and our academic community of world-leading researchers have a commitment to investing in your future. 

We have generous scholarship offerings, strong industry links, and you can be assured that you will be taught by some of the best minds and the most current innovators. We offer a range of options—from professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to part-time and online study.


Postgraduate Taught Courses

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Course Name
Advanced Language Skills (MA)
Applied Behaviour Analysis (MSc)
Archaeology (HDip, full-time or part-time)
Art and Ecology (MA, MFA)
Classics (MA)
Clinical Psychology (Doctor of Psychological Science)
Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice (MSc) (full-time)
Conference Interpreting (MA/PDip)
Culture and Colonialism (MA)
Digital Media (MA/PDip)
Drama and Theatre Studies (MA/PGDip) [full-time, part-time]
Education (Professional Master of, [Post-Primary])
English (MA) [full-time/part-time]
Environment, Society, and Development (MA)
Family Support Studies (MA/PDip)
Film Studies: Theory and Practice (MA/PDip, full-time or part-time)
Fine Art (Post Baccalaureate [HDip])
Fine Art in Studio Art (Master of)
French (MA)
Global Women's Studies: Gender, Globalisation and Rights (MA, full-time, part-time)
German Literature/Language (MA)
Health Promotion (MA/PDip & full-time or part-time)
Health Psychology (MSc)
History (MA/PGDip)[full-time/part-time]
International Contemporary Literatures and Media (MA)
Irish Theatre History & Archives (MA/PDip)
Irish Studies—Literature & History (MA, full-time or part-time)
Journalism (MA)
Landscape Archaeology (MA)
Literature and Publishing (MA)
Mathematics (MA/MSc/PDip/HDipAppSc)
Medieval Studies (MA)
Nua-Ghaeilge (MA)
Education (Professional Master) through Irish: Oideachas (Máistir Gairmiúil san [MGO])
Old and Middle Irish (MA full-time, part-time)
Film Production and Direction (MA/PDip)
Psychology—Conversion (HDipA)
Psychology—Full (HDipA)
Public Advocacy and Activism (MA/PDip)[full-time, part-time]
Rural Sustainability (MA)(full-time)
Social Work (MA)
Social Work Practice Teaching, Supervision & Management (PDip)
Spanish (MA)
Special Educational Needs (PDip)
Theatre Practice and Production (MA/PDip)—(full-time)
Translation Studies (MA)
Values & Knowledge (Philosophy)(MA)
Writing (MA)
Playwriting & Dramaturgy (MA/Pip)
Clinical Neuroscience (MSc)
Film and Theatre (MA) [full-time]
Irish Studies—Literature & Music (MA)(full-time and part-time)
Digital Cultures (MA)
Education (Special and Inclusive Education) MEd
Education in Design, Learning and Technology (MEd)
Education Leadership (MEd)
Politics and Sociology (MA)
Ateangaireacht Chomhdhála (MA/Diop) / (Conference Interpreting)
Leánn Teanga (MA/Dioplóma Iarchéime)
Ardscileanna Gaeilge do Mhúinteoirí (Teastas Iarchéime)
Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach (Ard-Dioplóma)
Léann an Aistriúcháin (Teastas Iarchéime)
Cleachtas Gairmiúil sna Meáin (MA/Diop)
Accounting (Master of)
LLB (Bachelor of Laws)
Business Analytics (MSc)
Business and Hospitality (MSc)
Business Studies (HDip)
Digital Marketing (MSc)
Economic Science (HDip)
Global Environmental Economics (MSc)
Health Economics (MSc)
Human Resource Management (MSc)
Information Systems Management (MSc)
Innovation Management (PDip)
International Accounting and Analytics (MSc)
International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy (LLM)
International Criminal Law (LLM)
International Finance (MEconSc)
International Human Rights (LLM)
International Management (MSc)
International Marketing and Exporting (MSc)
International Migration and Refugee Law and Policy (LLM)
LLM (General)
International & Comparative Business Law (LLM)
Marketing Management (MSc, full-time or part-time)
Marketing Practice (MSc)
Master of Business Administration (EMBA, PDip, part-time)
Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law and Conflict (LLM)
Public Law (LLM)
Strategy, Innovation and People Management (MSc)
Technology Commercialisation (PDip)
Technology Management (MSc)
Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy (MSc)
Cheminformatics and Toxicology (MSc)
Childhood Speech, Language & Communication Needs (MSc)
Clinical Education (Master of, PDip/Cert)
Clinical Primary Care (PDip/Cert)
Clinical Research (MSc, full-time and part-time)
Endovascular Surgery (Master in Medical Science)(PDip)
Exercise Physiology and its Application in Therapy (MSc)
Health Promotion (Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Prevention) (PgCert)
Health Promotion (MA/PDip & full-time or part-time)
Health Promotion (Wellness Workplace) (PgCert)
Medical & Healthcare Simulation (PDip, Masters) | PDipSc Healthcare Simulation and Patient Safety
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
Medical Science (Masters in)
Microscopy and Imaging (MSc)
Multidisciplinary Radiology (MSc/PDip)
(Nursing Education) Master of Health Sciences
Nursing Education (PDip)
Nursing: Acute Medicine (MHSc/PDip)—full-time
Nursing: Advanced Practice Nursing (MSc)
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (Masters)
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (PDip)
Children's Palliative Care/Complex Care (MHSc/PDip full-time)
Nursing: Emergency Care (MHSc/PDip)—full-time
Nursing: Gerontology (Master/PDip in Health Sciences [Gerontology]—full-time, and top up)
Nursing: Intensive Care (MHSc/PDip, full-time)
Master/PDip Health Science (Public Health Nursing)—full-time (formerly “Nursing: Public Health Nursing”)
Nursing: Midwifery (HDip)
Nursing: Nurse/Midwife Prescribing (Certificate in)
Nursing: Oncology and Haematology (MHSc/PDip, full-time)
Nursing: Palliative Care (MHSc/PDip, full-time)
Nursing: Perioperative (Master/PDip in Health Sciences [Perioperative]—full-time, and top up)
Nursing: Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Wound Healing and Tissue Repair)
Orthopaedic Rheumatological Medicine—PDip
Podiatric Medicine (MSc)
Preventive Cardiology (MSc)
Regenerative Medicine (MSc)
Surgery, Masters in (MCh)
Enterprise Systems (MApplSc, full-time [FT] or part-time [PT])
Occupational Safety Engineering and Ergonomics (MApplSc, full-time or part-time)
Software Design and Development (Higher Diploma)—Industry Stream / ICT Skills
Software Design and Development (MSc, HDip; MSc "External" stream)
Software Engineering (Diploma)
Software Engineering and Database Technologies (MSc)
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Civil Engineering (ME)
Energy Systems Engineering (ME)
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (ME)
Computer Science—Data Analytics (MSc, full-time [FT] or part-time [PT], Dip)
Water Resources Engineering (MSc)
Electronic & Computer Engineering (ME)
Mechanical Engineering (MSc)
Biomedical Engineering (MSc)
Biomedical Engineering (ME)
TechInnovation (MSc)
AgInnovation: Agricultural Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MSc)
AgInnovation: Agricultural Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MSc)
Agricultural, Climate Change & Transitions (MSc)
Applied Mathematics (HDipAppSc)
Applied Microbiology (PDip)
Astronomical Instrumentation and Technology (Structured MSc)
Biodiversity & Land-Use Planning (MSc) via blended learning
Biomedical Genomics (MSc)
Biomedical Science (MSc)
Biomedical Science—continuous/flexible (MSc)
Biotechnology (MSc)
Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (MSc)
Computational Genomics (MSc)
Environmental Leadership (MSc)
Mathematics (HDipAppSc, MSc, MA, PDip)
Medical Physics (MSc)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs (MSc)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (Cert)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (HDip)
Neuropharmacology (MSc)
Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety (MSc/HDip, full-time/part-time)
Occupational Health & Safety Top Up (MSc)
Sustainable Resource Management: Policy and Practice, inter-institutional programme (MSc)
Toxicology (MSc)