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  2020 - click here.

For modules starting in January 2020 - click here.

Deadline for the modules starting in September is normally end of June, but because of Covid it is pushed to end of July for the academic year 2020/21.
Deadline for for the modules starting in January is end of October.
For academic year 2020/21 late applications will be considered on an individual basis.

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 (NU6622 or 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 
NUI Galway 
091-493740

 Email mari.moran@nuigalway.ie