Nursing and Midwifery Postgraduate Courses

Our postgraduate programmes will equip you with the knowledge and skills to further your personal and professional goals, providing you with opportunities for role expansion and improving healthcare in your area of practice. Stay up to date by joining our mailing list.

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Our range of Specialist Masters/Postgraduate Diplomas in Health Sciences programmes allow you to complete your Masters qualification in two years, with the first year focused on the taught element and the second year on the completion of a research thesis. You can also coose a Professional Credit Award and complete stand-alone module or modules. Several postgraduate research programmes are also available.

There are lots of reasons to get a postgraduate Nursing qualification at NUI Galway. Here is just a flavour:

  • We have a proud tradition of excellence in teaching and we are ranked in the Top 100 of Nursing Schools Worldwide, according to QS Rankings.
  • We have flexible study pathways to suit you
  • Our programmes are competency based, with clinical content developed in partnership with clinical experts
  • We have strong relationships with our HSE partners who teach and input into our programmes
  • We use a range of teaching and assessment methods, including continuous assessment
  • We have excellent onsite teaching facilities, and the ability and experience to provide quality distance learning programmes
  • There is potential for exemptions from equivalent modules completed in other institutions
  • Simulated learning opportunities in purpose-built skills suites

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Course Name Course Code College/school
Nursing Education (PDip) 1PNE1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing Education (Master of Health Sciences) 1HVN4 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Acute Medicine (MHSc/PDip) 1MDU1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (PDip) 1PMA1
Nursing: Emergency Care (MHSc/PDip) 1MCE1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Gerontology (Master/PDip in Health Sciences) 1MGE1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Intensive Care (MHSc/PDip) 1MDI1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Midwifery (HDip) 1HMW1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Nurse/Midwife Prescribing (Certificate in) 1CNP1 (September intake); 1CNP3 (January intake) School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Oncology and Haematology (MHSc/PDip) 1MDOH1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Palliative Care (MHSc/PDip) 1MDL1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing—Public Health Nursing (Master Health Science)—full-time and top-up 1MDH1—full-time (2 year MHSc); apply at https://v2.pac.ie/institute/8 1MDH3—top-up; apply at www.nuigalway.ie/postgraduateapplications School of Nursing and Midwifery
Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Wound Healing and Tissue Repair) 1MDW1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Perioperative (Master/PDip in Health Sciences) 1MDP1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Nursing: Advanced Practice Nursing (MSc) 1ANP1 School of Nursing and Midwifery
Obesity (Nursing) (MHSc/PDip) 1OBN1—MHSc (Obesity); 1OBN9—PDip Health Science (Obesity) Nursing & MIdwifery
Diabetes (Nursing) (MHSc/PDipHSc) 1DIN1 (MHSc); 1DIN9 (PDip) School of Nursing and Midwifery
Diabetes (Nursing) (MHSc/PDipHSc) 1DIN1 (MHSc); 1DIN9 (PDip) School of Nursing and Midwifery

PhD/MPhil (Nursing & Midwifery)