Welcome to the NUI Galway School of Medicine Postgraduate Taught Programmes

We offer a broad range of postgraduate taught programmes and Continued Professional Development (CPD) modules that cover a multitude of research themes including, clinical, scientific and educational themes.

Programmes are available at Certificate, Diploma and Masters Levels. 

  • Our Scientific programmes are aimed at medical professionals and individuals with a science or engineeering background (Scientific) such as Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy, Clinical Research and Regenerative Medicine. Many of these programmes are also suitable for healthcare professionals, see specific course descriptions for more details.
  • Our Clinical programmes are aimed at medical professionals (Clinical) who want to develop expertise in specific areas such as Clinical Education, Endovascular Surgery, Medical & Healthcare Simulation, Medical Science, Multidisciplinary Radiology, Preventive Cardiology and Surgery.
  • We also offer a growing range of stand-alone Continuous Professional Development (CPD) modules for those learners who want to enhance their clinical practice without signing up for a full year of academic activity.

Our programmes will allow learners to:

  • Provide enhanced patient care and improve patient safety
  • Become effective facilitators, supervisors, assessors and motivators of student learning.
  • Become competent in the design, implementation and reporting of clinical and bench research
  • Develop advanced proficiency in the translation of scientific innovations into clinical practice
  • Become expert in the application of best evidence into clinical practice
  • Develop and manufacture the next generation of advanced therapeutic products including stem cell therapies and tissue engineered products

 All of our programmes and CPD modules are designed to provide deep and flexible conceptual knowledge whilst ensuring that new understandings inform enhanced clinical practice.