Find your health Masters at NUI Galway.

At NUI Galway we strive to improve healthcare and to bring tangible benefits to health and healthcare regionally, nationally and internationally. 

 As a Masters student you will benefit from close clinical partnerships, and our postgraduate programmes are grounded in clinical expertise and cutting-edge research to best prepare you to address the challenges of a changing healthcare environment. You will benefit from flexible and innovative learning technologies, from academics who are leading pracitioners and your research will improve the lives of future generations. 

The medical technology sector in Ireland is recognised as one of five global emerging hubs. Eight of the world’s top ten med-tech companies are based here, and devices designed and made in Galway are saving lives all over the world. Galway is at the very heart of this development and NUI Galway is the powerhouse for much of this progress.


Medical & Health Sciences Courses

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Course Name
Advanced Healthcare Practice and Research (MSc)
Applied Behaviour Analysis (MSc)
Biomedical Engineering (MSc)
Master/PDip Health Science (Public Health Nursing)—full-time (formerly “Nursing: Public Health Nursing”)
Biomedical Genomics (MSc)
Computational Genomics (MSc)
Computational Genomics (MSc)
Biomedical Science (MSc)
Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety (MSc/HDip, full-time/part-time)
Childhood Speech, Language & Communication Needs (MSc)
Children's Palliative Care/Complex Care (MHSc/PDip full-time)
Preventive Cardiology (MSc)
Health Economics (MSc)
Health Promotion (MA/PDip & full-time or part-time)
Health Psychology (MSc)
Regenerative Medicine (MSc)
Medical & Healthcare Simulation (PDip, Masters) | PDipSc Healthcare Simulation and Patient Safety
Medical Science (Masters in)
Multidisciplinary Radiology (MSc/PDip)
Neuropharmacology (MSc)
Social Work Practice Teaching, Supervision & Management (PDip)
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (Masters)
Nursing Education (PDip)
Special Educational Needs (PDip)
Nursing: Emergency Care (MHSc/PDip)—full-time
Nursing: Gerontology (Master/PDip in Health Sciences [Gerontology]—full-time, and top up)
Surgery, Masters in (MCh)
Nursing: Midwifery (HDip)
Nursing: Nurse/Midwife Prescribing (Certificate in)
Nursing: Oncology and Haematology (MHSc/PDip, full-time)
Toxicology (MSc)
Nursing: Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Wound Healing and Tissue Repair)
Biomedical Science (MSc)
Clinical Education (Master of, PDip/Cert)
Clinical Neuroscience (MSc)
Clinical Primary Care (PDip/Cert)
Psychology—Conversion (HDipA)
Psychology—Full (HDipA)
Clinical Psychology (Doctor of Psychological Science)
Clinical Research (MSc, full-time and part-time)
Family Support Studies (MA/PDip)
Master/PDip Health Science (Public Health Nursing)—full-time (formerly “Nursing: Public Health Nursing”)
Medical Physics (MSc)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs (MSc)
Nursing: Acute Medicine (MHSc/PDip)—full-time
Nursing: Intensive Care (MHSc/PDip, full-time)
Nursing: Perioperative (Master/PDip in Health Sciences [Perioperative]—full-time, and top up)
Nursing: Perioperative (Master/PDip in Health Sciences [Perioperative]—full-time, and top up)
Nursing Education (Master of Health Sciences)
Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy (MSc)
Biomedical Science—continuous/flexible (MSc)
Endovascular Surgery (Master in Medical Science)(PDip)
Social Work (MA)
Nursing: Palliative Care (MHSc/PDip, full-time)
Microscopy and Imaging (MSc)
Exercise Physiology and its Application in Therapy (MSc)
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (PDip)
Orthopaedic Rheumatological Medicine—PDip
Podiatric Medicine (MSc)
Cheminformatics and Toxicology (MSc)
Cheminformatics and Toxicology (MSc)
Nursing: Advanced Practice Nursing (MSc)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (Cert)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (Cert)
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (HDip)

Galway is not just a place- it's a way of life

Founded in 1845, NUI Galway is located in the West of Ireland, in Galway - the ‘City of the Tribes’. Uniquely located in a beautiful historic campus in the west coast of Ireland, on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way coastline and only 2 hours drive from Dublin.

Galway is a place like no other. Set on the Wild Atlantic Way, on the broad sweep of Galway Bay, Galway is as distinctive as it is beautiful.  From this position on the Atlantic edge of Europe, NUI Galway has a proud history of reaching out and connecting with the world. Galway casually combines the energy of a young and diverse population, with the authenticity of a place steeped in history and tradition. We are renowned as a place where arts and culture are celebrated, reinterpreted and shared with the world. 

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Key Facts


of grads are employed or in further study 6 months after graduating


international students from 115 countries call NUI Galway home


we are ranked in top 2% of universities worldwide


NUI Galway offers a wide range of scholarships.

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