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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
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Colleges & Schools
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PCA How To Apply
How To Apply
Making your application
Log onto the Online Application System (OAS) where you complete an application form for the module(s) you wish to undertake.
For modules starting in September 2019 - the deadline has now passed.
For modules starting in January 2020 - apply here.
Deadline for the modules starting in September will be end of June and for the modules starting in January will be end of October.
A non-refundable application fee of €30 is paid online at this stage by credit or debit card.
The application form includes your contact details, educational background, employment details, PPS and NMBI number and personal statement (max. 300 words, you can have this ready in a Word document to copy and paste) to assess your suitability for the module for which you are applying.
- Copy of your passport photo page, driving licence or birth certificate (if you have never been a student of NUI Galway).
- Copy of original transcript of previous studies undertaken (if you have never been a student of NUI Galway).
- A letter of support from your Director of Nursing or Midwifery or Senior Manager.
- Students applying for Introduction to Clinical Supervision: Supporting Continuing Professional Development (NU622) module need a letter from the Director of Nursing stating that they will be supported during the module, as students will receive CS and will be required to deliver CS in the practice area.
Note your application cannot be processed without the supporting documentation.
What happens to my application form after I apply?
Once you apply online your application is assessed in accordance with the module selection criteria. Successful applicants are informed via email. You will need to accept your module place using the online applications portal.
The process of assessing applications and offering places may take between three and four weeks after the closing date and you are advised to regularly check the email address used for correspondence as all course communication will be sent to you at this email address.
Additional registration details and communication from the School of Nursing and Midwifery will be issued to all applicants approximately two weeks before the module commences, informing you of the registration date and Orientation day schedule. Click here to find information about the workshop days.
If you have any queries
Please contact Professional Credit Award administrator
Mari Moran (Mornings: Wednesday - Friday)
School of Nursing & Midwifery