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College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies

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Course Name
Advanced Language Skills (MA)
Applied Behaviour Analysis (MSc)
Archaeology (HDip, full-time or part-time)
Arts Policy and Practice (MA/PDip)[full-time, part-time]
Classics (MA)
Clinical Psychology (Doctor of Psychological Science)
Community Development (MA)
Conference Interpreting (MA/PDip)
Digital Media (MA/PDip)
Culture and Colonialism (MA)
Drama and Theatre (MA) [full-time, part-time]
Education (Master of)
Education (Professional Master of, [Post-Primary])
Environment, Society, and Development (MA)
Film Studies: Theory and Practice (MA/PDip, full-time or part-time)
Fine Art (PDip)
Family Support Studies(MA/PDip)
Fine Art (Post Baccalaureate [HDip])
Fine Art in Studio Art (Master of)
French (MA)
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)
International Contemporary Literatures and Media (MA)
Irish Drama and Theatre (MA)
Irish Studies (MA, full-time or part-time)
Journalism (MA)
Landscape Archaeology (MA)
Literature and Publishing (MA)
Mathematics (MA/PDip)
Medieval Studies (MA)
Nua-Ghaeilge (MA)
Oideachas (Máistir Gairmiúil san [MGO])
Old and Middle Irish (MA fulltime, part-time)
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)
Screenwriting (MA/PDip)
Social Work (MA)
Spanish (MA)
Special Educational Needs (PDip)
Translation Studies (MA)
Writing (MA)
Values & Knowledge (MA) (full-time & part-time)
Social Work Practice Teaching, Supervision & Management (PDip)javascript:;
Art and Ecology (MA, MFA)
Writing for Theatre (MA)
Theatre Practice and Production (MA) (full-time)
Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice (MSc) (full-time)

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies / An tAcadamh

Course Name
Ateangaireacht Chomhdhála (MA/Diop) / (Conference Interpreting)
Conference Interpreting (MA/PDip)
Cumarsáid (MA/Dioplóma Iarchéime) (lánaimseartha agus páirtaimseartha)
Leánn Teanga (MA/Dioplóma Iarchéime) (lánaimseartha)
Teagasc na Gaeilge (MA, páirtaimseartha)

College of Business, Public Policy, and Law

Course Name
Accounting (Master of)
LLB (Bachelor of Laws, full-time or part-time)
Business Studies (HDip)
Natural Resource Economics and Policy (MEconSc)
Economic Science (HDip)
Electronic Commerce (MBS)
Executive Master of Business Administration [EMBA]/Postgraduate Diploma (Management) [PDip]
Finance & Information Systems (MSc)
Health Economics (MSc)
Human Rights Law and Criminal Justice, cross border (LLM)
Human Resource Management [formerly Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management] (MSc)
Information Systems Management (MSc)
Innovation Management (PDip)
International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy (LLM), full-time or part-time
International Criminal Law (LLM, full-time or part-time)
International Finance (MEconSc)
International Human Rights (LLM, full-time or part-time)
International Management (MSc)
Marketing Practice (MSc)
Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law and Conflict (formerly [International Peace Support Operations]) (LLM, full-time or part-time)
Public Law (LLM, full-time or part-time)
Marketing (MSc, full-time and part-time)
Strategy, Innovation and People Management (MSc)
Technology Commercialisation (PDip)
Technology Management (MSc)

College of Engineering and Informatics

Course Name
Enterprise Systems (MApplSc, full-time or part-time)
Information Technology (Master of)
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, "External" stream/HDipAppSc)
Software Engineering (Diploma)
Software Engineering and Database Technologies (MSc)
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Civil Engineering (ME)
Biomedical Engineering (ME/MSc)
Energy Systems Engineering (ME)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (ME)
Computer Science - Data Analytics (Master of)
Water Resources Engineering (MSc)

College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences

Course Name
Chronic Illness Management (Master of) full-time / part-time
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)
Health Promotion (MA/PDip & full-time or part-time)
Medical Science (Masters in)
Multidisciplinary Radiology (MSc/PDip)
Nursing (Master of)
Nursing (PDip/Cert)
Nursing Education (PDip)
Nursing/Midwifery Education (Masters)
Nursing: Acute Medicine (PDip)
Nursing: Advanced Practice (PDip)
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (Masters)
Nursing: Child and Adolescent Mental Health (PDip)
Nursing: Emergency Care (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Gerontology (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Intensive Care (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Mental Health, Community and Inpatient Acute Care (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Midwifery (HDip)
Nursing: Midwifery (PgCert)
Nursing: Nurse/Midwife Prescribing (Certificate in)
Nursing: Oncology (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Orthopaedics (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Palliative Care (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Perioperative (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Nursing: Practice Nursing/Community Nursing (PDip, full-time or part-time)
Public Health Nursing (PDip)
Nursing: Specialist Nursing (Master of)
Nursing: Specialist Practice (PgCert)
Preventive Cardiology (MSc/PDip)
Primary Care (Masters)
Regenerative Medicine (MSc)
Surgery, Masters in (MCh)

College of Science

Course Name
Applied Mathematics (HDipAppSc)
Applied Microbiology (PDip)
Biodiversity & Land-Use Planning (MSc) via distance learning
Biomedical Science (MSc)
Biomedical Science—continuous/flexible (MSc)
Biomedical Science via distance learning (MSc/PgCert)
Biotechnology (MSc, full-time or part-time)
Mathematics (MSc & HDipAppSc)
Medical Physics (MSc)
Neuropharmacology (MSc)
Occupational Health & Safety (MSc/HDipAppSc, full-time or part-time)
Sustainable Resource Management: Policy and Practice, inter-institutional programme (MSc)
Toxicology (MSc)
Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (MSc)