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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
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.
Choose an option that suits you
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.
Benefit from Blended Learning
With a combination of online and face-to-face learning, our programmes are accessible to health professionals with full-time work committments.
Learn from experts
You will learn from academics with a wealth of teaching, research and clinical expertise, dedicated to shaping practice and the health service of the future.
Deepen your knowledge
Invest in postgraduate study and deepen your knowledge and skills and gain a specialist qualification in nursing. Our postgraduate programmes will advance your professional skills and improve your career prospects.
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|Course Name||PAC Code||College/school||Key Words|
|Nursing (PDip/Cert)||GYM65 (PgCert) GYM66 (PDip)||School of Nursing and Midwifery||Nursing, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Cert|
|Nursing Education (PDip)||GYM14||taught, postgraduate, programme, course, nui galway, education, nursing|
|Nursing/Midwifery Education (Masters)||GYM08||nursing/midwifery education, master of health sciences, two years, three years, taught, postgraduate, programme, course, nui galway|
|Nursing: Acute Medicine (MHSc/PDip)—full-time||GYM25- full time GYM87- top up||School of Nursing and Midwifery||Acute Medical Assessment Unit, Acute Medicine, Postgraduate Diploma, Nursing, Short stay|
|Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (PDip)||GYM35|
|Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (Masters)||GYM07||advanced practice nursing, midwifery, master of health sciences, two years, three years), taught, postgraduate, programme, course, nui galway|
|Nursing: Emergency Care (MHSc/PDip)—full-time||GYM13- full-time GYM82- top-up|
|Nursing: Gerontology (Master of Health Sciences/PDip, full-time)||GYM15 full-time GYM89- top-up|
|Nursing: Intensive Care (MHSc/PDip, full-time)||GYM16 full-time GYM90- top up|
|Nursing: Midwifery (HDip)||N/A|
|Nursing: Midwifery (PgCert)||GYM67||School of Nursing and Midwifery||Nursing, midwifery, Postgraduate certificate|
|Nursing: Nurse/Midwife Prescribing (Certificate in)||GYM61|
|Nursing: Oncology (MHSc/PDip, full-time)||GYM19- full-time GYM85- top up|
|Nursing: Palliative Care (MHSc/PDip, full-time)||GYM21- full time GYM84- top up||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
|Public Health Nursing (PDip/Master in Health Sciences)||PHG01- Full time GYM83- Top up||taught, postgraduate, programme, course, nui galway, public health, nursing, health services executive, hse, nuig, funding, rgn, regional general nurse, midwifery, masters, top up, thesis|
|Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Wound Healing and Tissue Repair)||GYM71||School of Nursing and Midwifery||wound, healing, tissue, repair, postgradudate, health sciences|
|Chronic Illness Management (Master of) full-time / part-time||GYM58 (full-time) GYM59 (part-time)||chronic illness, interdisciplinary, chronic, health, health management, primary care, chronic illness management, master in, health sciences, full-time and part-time, medical, taught, postgraduate, programme, course, nui galway|
|Children's Palliative Care/Complex Care (MHSc/PDip full-time)||GYM31||nursing, nuigalway, palliative care, children, complex care, high-dependency, intensive care, complex, life-threatening, conditions, new, child, adolescents, adolescence, childhood, infancy, baby, nurse, cancer, neonatal, disability, oncology, hospital, hospice,|
|Nursing: Mental Health, Community and Inpatient Care (PDip) full-time||GYM17||School of Health Sciences||nursing, mental health, full-time, postgraduate diploma, community, inpatient care|
|Nursing: Perioperative (MHSc/PDip)||GYM22- full time GYM86- top up||School of Nursing and Midwifery||nursing, postgraduate, nui galway, nuigalway, nuig, perioperative, masters, postgraduate, diploma|