Postgraduate Admissions

NUI Galway offers a wide range of graduate level Diploma programmes, Master Degrees, and Doctoral Research Degrees (include Structured PhDs) in each College. With almost one quarter of all our registered students currently pursuing further studies, the University is committed to continuing to improve the range and quality of its postgraduate studies.

The University's postgraduate degrees are of two kinds: 
1.  Research-based programmes normally involving two years on campus for Master Degrees and four years for Doctoral Degrees/Structured PhDs. 
2.  Postgrad Diploma, Higher Diploma, and Masters' level taught programmes.