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College of Arts Social Sciences and Celtic Studies

All relevant supporting documentation should be uploaded directly to your online application via the 'My Applications' section, after you log into your account.

For all Arts Taught Programmes the following supporting documentation must be submitted:

  • Official qualifications and exam results (transcripts) to date: required for all non-NUIG applicants and for NUIG graduates who did not receive their undergraduate degrees from NUI Galway. Applicants who have still to graduate must upload final transcripts on receipt. 
  • English language competency: if necessary, evidence of  English language competency.
  • Personal statement: all applicants must enclose a typed personal statement of approximately 600 words explaining why you wish to undertake the programme(s) of your choice, outlining how it fits into your career objectives, unless indicated otherwise in the table below. 
  • Passport or Birth certificate: non NUIG-applicants only—a copy of your passport or birth certificate must also be submitted.
  • IMPORTANT: Some programmes require additional documentation. Please click here for the list of programmes that require additional supporting documents.

Programme code

ADDITIONAL supporting documentation required for College of Arts Social Sciences and Celtic Studies

AJ - MA (Journalism)

An article of journalistic interest (c.700 words) indicating the name or type of newspaper or news magazine for which you think it is suited. 
  
A personal statement detailing your interest in and suitability to the pursuit of journalism studies, including brief information on relevant journalistic/media experience. Where appropriate include brief detail of other work/life experience relevant to your interest in and suitability to the programme – applicants may also wish to submit a CV listing relevant experience and skills.

Applicants also have the option of submitting up to three samples of already published work (if available), clearly indicating the name and date of publication. For radio/TV material detail the title of package, with a brief synopsis of content, your role in the piece, transmission date, duration etc. 

References: Applicants are required to submit two written references, one academic, and one non–academic.

AJ - MA (Journalism for Practitioners)

An article of journalistic interest (c.700 words) indicating the name or type of newspaper or news magazine for which you think it is suited. 

Please also submit a personal statement detailing your interest in and suitability to the pursuit of journalism studies, including brief information on relevant journalistic/media experience. Where appropriate include brief detail of other work/life experience relevant to your interest in and suitability to the programme – applicants may also wish to submit a CV listing relevant experience and skills. 

Applicants also have the option of submitting up to three samples of already published work (if available), clearly indicating the name and date of publication. For radio/TV material detail the title of package, with a brief synopsis of content, your role in the piece, transmission date, duration etc. 

References: Applicants are required to submit two written references, one academic, and one non–academic.

CAP - MA (Creative Arts, Producing & Curation)

A professional/artistic CV is also required for this course.

CNS - MSc (Clinical Neuroscience)

Two academic references 
Current CV 
Personal Statement (Refer to guidelines)

DG - MA (Drama & Theatre Studies)

  

Applicants to this programme must submit a writing sample of 5 - 6 typed pages. This may consist of an academic essay, creative writing, or theatre reviews. 
A Personal Statement outlining suitability for and interest in the programme is required.

FPD - MA (Film Production and Direction)

Applicants to this programme must include:

  • A sample of film-making (a link to Vimeo/Youtube or online portfolio, accompanied with a precise description of your role in the production).
  • One idea (script or storyboard) for a short film.
  • One short critique (200–400 words) of a recent film or television programme.
  • An indication of your preference in working in production, direction, camera, sound and editing roles.
  • A personal statement, indicating why you’d like to do the course and why you think you’d be suited to the course.

FU - MA in Film Studies: Theory & Practice

Applicants are required to submit a writing sample consisting of either a graded academic essay or a review essay of a recent film (1000 words).

GG - MA (Gender, Globalisation, and Rights)

Applicants must submit an academic writing sample such as class or seminar essay.

HDA - HDip (Archaeology)

Two hardcopy references are required at least one of which to be an academic reference.

HDP - HDip (Psychology)

There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.

HP - MA (Health Promotion)
HM - Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Health Promotion)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current C.V. Please also submit a personal statement of approximately 500 words outlining:

  • your interest/motivation for participating in this programme
  • how you feel you meet the specific selection criteria outlined for this programme
  • why you feel you are a suitable participant for the programme

HY - HDip (Psychology [Conversion])

There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.

LA - MA (Landscape Archaeology)

Two hardcopy references are required for this programme, at least one of which to be an academic reference.

MAC - MA (Ateangaireacht Chomhdhála) / (Conference Interpreting)

Applicants to this programme may not have to submit evidence of English language competency: rather their language ability will be ascertained by the programme director during a telephone/ Skype/face-to-face interview.

MAH - MA (History)

Please submit a personal statement of about 500 words explaining your motivation for further studies in History and why you are interested in this programme.

Two academic references submitted on the downloadable standard referee form should also be submitted.

MCM - MSc (Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice)

Personal Statement Requirements - Please click here.

MDM - MA (Digital Media)

Applicants to this programme must include:

  • A sample or description of previous digital work.
  • Two ideas (short outlines or sketches) for digital media projects.

MED - Master of Education

A personal statement consisting of no more than 500 words, discussing your motivation(s) for wishing to pursue the programme. 
Two references (one academic and one professional)

MEN - MA (English )

Applicants are required to submit:

  • A writing sample consisting of a (preferably recent) academic essay they have produced (1000 - 3000 words). In exceptional cases, this requirement may be waived, or an alternative type of writing sample may be accepted, at the discretion of the Course Board.
  • Personal statement (c. 500 words outlining your relevant motivations, experience and interests (academic and other) that makes you feel that you would be suited to a place on this programme.

MES - MA in Environment, Society & Development

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current CV and also a personal statement outlining interest/motivation for participating in this programme and why you feel you are a suitable participant for the programme.  For Guidelines for Personal Statement please refer to this document.

2 references wriiten are also required.

MHP - MSc (Health Psychology)

There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme. 

Please note that International applicants are required to submit module descriptors, module weightings and a copy of their dissertation.

MIT - MA (Irish Theatre History & Archives)

Applicants to this programme must submit a writing sample of 5 - 6 typed pages. This may consist of an academic essay, creative writing, or theatre reviews. 
Two letters of reference are required from mentors, educators or employers. 
A Personal Statement outlining suitability for and interest in the programme is required.

MLH - MA (Irish Studies Literature & History)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a writing sample of at least 1,500 words.

Two academic references submitted on the downloadable standard referee form should also be submitted. ( standard form)

MLP - MA (Literature & Publishing)

Two hardcopy academic references are required (or relevant professional recommendations in the case of applicants who are a long time out of the education system).

MNG - MA (Nua Ghaeilge)

Iarrtar ar gach iarrathóir ráiteas pearsanta c.500 focal a scríobh. Ba cheart go luafaí na nithe seo a leanas sa ráiteas:

Spreagadh an iarratasóra le cur isteach ar an gcúrsa agus na fáthanna a gceapann an t-iarratasóir gur duine oiriúnach é/í le cur isteach ar an gcúrsa. 

MPW - MA (Playwriting & Dramaturgy)

Applicants to this programme must submit a playwriting or other writing sample of 5 - 6 typed pages. 
A Personal Statement outlining suitability for and interest in the programme is required.

MSJ - MA (Sports Journalism & Communication) 

Previous samples of journalism - blog posts, writing, student media or broadcast is required as well as a CV and 2 references. 

MTP - MA (Theatre Practice and Production)

Applicants to this programme must submit a writing sample of 4 - 5 typed pages. This may consist of an academic essay, theatre reviews, excerpt from play, director's notebook, etc.,  
A Personal Statement outlining prior experience and reasons for applying is required.

MVK - MA Philosophy (Values and Knowledge)

A writing sample of at least 2000 words (for example, course essay) is required. 
2 written references are also required - one must be an academic reference (in the case of applicants currently undertaking studies) OR and employer (in the case of applicants currently in employment).

MVS - MA (Medieval Studies)

Applicants should also provide both a sample of their written work (such as an extended essay, seminar paper, or senior thesis; 2,000-5,000 words) and an academic reference. Their personal statement should explain their choice of Medieval Studies.

PGT - PDip (Social Work Practice Teaching, Supervision and Managment)

CORU registration number/details are required as well as a personal statement.

PSO - MA (Politics & Sociology)

Two references submitted on the downloadable Referee Form should also be submitted. 

SK - MA (Social Work)

Applicants must provide information on work experience (voluntary or paid) on the following form: Work Experience Details 

Two references are required:

  1. An academic reference completed on the downloadable Referee Guidelines form.  
  2. work-related reference also (i.e,. general reference from employer).

Personal statement consisting of 300 words (not 600 as is the standard requirement for other courses) on why you wish to study social work is also required. 

TAG - Teastas Iarchéime(Árdscileanna Gaeilge do Mhúinteoirí)

Ní gá ráiteas pearsanta don chúrsa seo.

WR - MA (Writing)

Further to providing typical supporting documentation, applicants are required to submit: 

- A representative writing sample (max. 5000 words). This can be in any genre or mix of genres. While an academic essay written for a university course is not ideal, if this is the only sample you can provide it will be given full consideration as part of your application. 

- A personal statement (max. 600 words). This should specify your area(s) of interest and outline your intent and hopes for development while on the MA in Writing programme. 

College of Business, Public Policy and Law

All relevant supporting documentation should be uploaded directly to your online application via the 'My Applications' section, after you log into your account.

For all  College of Business, Public Policy and Law Taught Programmes the following supporting documentation must be submitted: 

  • Official qualifications and exam results (transcripts) to date: required for all non-NUIG applicants and for NUIG graduates who did not receive their undergraduate degrees from NUI Galway. Applicants who have still to graduate must upload final transcripts on receipt.
  • English language competency: if necessary, evidence of  English language competency.
  • Personal statement: all applicants must submit/upload a typed personal statement of approximately 600 words explaining why you wish to undertake the programme(s) of your choice, outlining how it fits into your career objectives, unless indicated otherwise in the table below.
  • Passport or Birth certificate: non NUIG-applicants only—a copy of your passport or birth certificate must also be submitted/uploaded. 
  • References: School of Law—non-NUIG applicants only must provide two written references.
  • IMPORTANT: Some programmes require additional documentation. Please click here for the list of J.E. Cairnes School of Business programmes and here for the list of School of law that require additional supporting documents.

Programme code

EXTRA supporting documentation required J.E. Cairnes School of Business

AD - Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit/upload a current C.V. (maximum 3 pages).

A personal statement is required.

AY - Master of Accounting

Applicants to this programme do not need to submit a personal statement. Instead, please download and fill in this form and upload onto your application.

MBH - MSc in Business and Hospitality

1. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) 

Applicants are required to submit/upload a current C.V. (max. 2 pages)

2. References 
Applicants are required to submit/upload 2 references.  One must be an academic reference (in the case of applicants currently undertaking studies) and/or an employer (in the case of applicants currently in employment), and/or suitable personal reference.

MBY - MSc (Business Analytics)

Personal Statements are required to be original and unique, maximum 1 A4 page (600 words) Please do not exceed the word limit on your personal statement.

MIA - MSc in International Accounting and Analytics

Pathway A - September intake:  a current CV; transcripts showing all modules taken as part of your degree and grades achieved. Where the applicant is a current final year undergraduate, show details of all modules registered for in final year.

Pathway B - January intake (only):  a current CV AND a certified copy of full associate membership of a recognised Professional Accounting Body.  

MIF - MEconSc (International Finance)

Personal statement required for candidates whose primary degree is not in Economics.  

MIS - MSc (Information Systems Management) Personal Statements are required to be original and unique, maximum 1 A4 page (600 words) Please do not exceed the word limit on your personal statement.
MMK - MSc (Marketing Practice)

As part of your application you must provide a two page Curriculum Vitae. It is strongly recommended that you follow the Personal Statement and CV Guidelines available here: MSc (Marketing Practice) Personal Statement & CV Guidelines

If you are called to interview as part of the application process, this document will be of use: MSc Marketing Practice_Interview Preparation

MG - MSc (Human Resource Management)
  • A one-minute video outlining why you wish to study for an MSc HRM, what your career plans are and why we should select you for the programme (See instructions below).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • A written personal statement must be included with all applications.
  • In addition, an interview may form part of the selection process for the programme.
  • IELTS score of 6.5 if relevant.

CV, Personal Statement & Interview Guidelines are available at http://www.nuigalway.ie/career-development-centre/aboutus/cdcpublications/

As part of your application to this Programme please create a one minute video of yourself answering the following three questions (This can be filmed using your mobile phone camera):
1.       Why do I want to pursue the MSc HRM  at NUI Galway?
2.       Why should I be selected for the MSc HRM  Programme?
3.       What are my career aspirations?
 
Instructions for submitting the video as part of your application:
1.       Create a URL for your video: by uploading your video to, for example, Youtube (preferably uploaded as unlisted) or Dropbox
2.       Share the URL of your video: by copying and pasting the link into a document. Submit this document to the NUIG CRM Recruit system as part of your application (note: please ensure the URL link is valid and the video plays when clicked/pasted into a browser) 
 
MG - MSc (Strategy, Innovation and People Management)
  • A one-minute video outlining why you wish to study for an MSc SIPM, what your career plans are and why we should select you for the programme (See instructions below).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • A written personal statement must be included with all applications.
  • In addition, an interview may form part of the selection process for the programme.
  • IELTS score of 6.5 if relevant.
CV, Personal Statement & Interview Guidelines are available at http://www.nuigalway.ie/career-development-centre/aboutus/cdcpublications/
 
As part of your application to this Programme please create a one minute video of yourself answering the following three questions (This can be filmed using your mobile phone camera):
1.       Why do I want to pursue the MSc SIPM  at NUI Galway?
2.       Why should I be selected for the MSc SIPM Programme?
3.       What are my career aspirations?
 
Instructions for submitting the video as part of your application:
1.       Create a URL for your video: by uploading your video to, for example, Youtube (preferably uploaded as unlisted) or Dropbox
2.       Share the URL of your video: by copying and pasting the link into a document. Submit this document to the NUIG CRM Recruit system as part of your application (note: please ensure the URL link is valid and the video plays when clicked/pasted into a browser) 
 
PMN - Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Applicants to this programme are required to submit/upload a current C.V. (maximum 3 pages).

A personal statement is required.

Programme code

Extra supporting documentation required for School of Law

BL - Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Please include a personal statement indicating why you wish to undertake this course and outline how it fits into your career objectives. Please attach any other additional documentation which you think may assist in the assessment of your application.

ML - LLM (International Human Rights)                                                                                                                                                               

Please include a personal statement which will provide any additional information to support your application (e.g., knowledge of languages, computing, special aptitudes, or details not already cited). Please attach any other additional documentation which you feel would enhance your application, e.g., curriculum vitae. Two letters of reference are also a requirement for all applicants, except NUIG graduates/applicants.

To qualify for entry into the LLM programmes at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, a candidate whose first language is not English must take either the IELTS or TOEFL test (click here for scores required).

ML - LLM (Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law and Conflict)

Please include a personal statement which will provide any additional information to support your application (e.g., knowledge of languages, computing, special aptitudes, or details not already cited). Please attach any other additional documentation which you feel would enhance your application, e.g., curriculum vitae. Two letters of reference are also a requirement for all applicants, except NUIG graduates/applicants.

To qualify for entry into the LLM programmes at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, a candidate whose first language is not English must take either the IELTS or TOEFL test  (click here for scores required).

ML - LLM (Public Law)

Please include a personal statement which will provide any additional information to support your application (e.g., knowledge of languages, computing, special aptitudes, or details not already cited). Please attach any other additional documentation which you feel would enhance your application, e.g., curriculum vitae. Two letters of reference are also a requirement for all non-NUIG applicants.

To qualify for entry into this LLM, a candidate whose first language is not English must take either the IELTS or TOEFL test  (click here for scores required).

ML - LLM (International Criminal Law)

Please include a personal statement which will provide any additional information to support your application (e.g., knowledge of languages, computing, special aptitudes, or details not already cited). Please attach any other additional documentation which you feel would enhance your application, eg., curriculum vitae. Two letters of reference are also a requirement for all non-NUIG applicants.

To qualify for entry into the LLM programmes at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, a candidate whose first language is not English must take either the IELTS or TOEFL test  (click here for scores required).

ML - LLM (International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy) 

Please include a personal statement which will provide any additional information to support your application (e.g., work in the area of disability, knowledge of languages, computing, special aptitudes, or details not already cited). Please attach any other additional documentation which you feel would enhance your application, e.g., curriculum vitae. Two letters of reference are also a requirement for all non-NUIG applicants.

  

College of Engineering and Informatics

All relevant supporting documentation should be uploaded directly to your online application via the 'My Applications' section, after you log into your account.

For all Engineering and Informatics Taught programmes the following supporting documentation is required:
    • Official qualifications and third level exam results (transcripts) to date: required for all non-NUIG applicants and for NUIG graduates who did not receive their undergraduate degrees from NUI Galway. Applicants who have still to graduate must upload final transcripts on receipt.
    • English language competency: if necessary, evidence of English language competency.
    • Personal statement: all applicants must enclose/upload a typed personal statement of approximately 600 words explaining why you wish to undertake the programme(s) of your choice, outlining how it fits into your career objectives, unless indicated otherwise in the table below.
    • Passport or birth certificate: non NUIG-applicants only—a copy of your passport or birth certificate must also be submitted/uploaded.
    • References: unless specifically stated otherwise non-NUIG applicants only must provide two written references. One must be an academic reference (in the case of applicants currently undertaking studies) OR an employer (in the case of applicants currently in employment).
    • IMPORTANT: Some programmes require additional documentation. Please click here for the list of programmes that require additional supporting documents.

Programme code

EXTRA supporting documentation required

AP - MAppSc (Occupational Safety Engineering and Ergonomics)

Applicants are required to submit/upload a 1,200 word essay with their application on the topic: The Role of Occupational Health and Safety in the Modern Workplace. 

There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.

APE - Master of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems)

There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.

CSD - MSc Computer Science (Data Analytics)

Please submit/upload a current C.V. 
Only transcripts from accredited third level institutions are required. 
Employer reference/letter of support

DCS - Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (Data Analytics)

  • Please submit/upload a current C.V. 
  • Only transcripts from accredited third level institutions are required. 
  • Employer reference/letter of support

DSE - Higher Diploma in Software Engineering [by online learning]

Please submit/upload a current C.V. 

MAI - MSc (Artificial Intelligence)

  • A personal statement outlining:
    • A summary of your primary degree and its relevance for a successful completion of this programme. We strongly encourage an evidence based approach to highlighting your academic accomplishments.
    • A summary of your previous capstone projects (e.g. undergraduate final year projects) including an outline of your exact contribution there. We strongly encourage an evidence based approach to outlining your existing technical skills and experience.
  • Please upload a current C.V.

MBM - MSc (Biomedical Engineering)

Please submit/upload a current C.V.

MEB - ME (Biomedical Engineering)

Please submit/upload a current C.V.

MEC - ME (Civil Engineering)

  • There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.
  • Each applicant must provide details of your final year project/dissertation or the most substantial project/dissertation conducted during your Bachelor’s degree - download and complete this Form.

MECE - ME (Electronic and Computer Engineering)

Each applicant must provide details of the most recent project you have completed as part of your bachelor’s degree - download and complete the Additional Documentation Form

MEEE - ME (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Each applicant must provide details of the most recent project you have completed as part of your bachelor’s degree - download and complete the Additional Documentation Form

MSME - MSc (Mechanical Engineering)

Please submit/upload a current C.V.

SED - MSc (Software Engineering and Database Technologies [by online learning])

As part of the online application you will be asked to complete this section: provide details of your work experience within the area of I.T. (e.g., in the area of software development, database technologies, or other relevant I.T. experience), over the past five years or longer, if applicable.

WRE - MSc (Water Resources Engineering)

  • There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.
  • Each applicant must provide details of your final year project/dissertation or the most substantial project/dissertation conducted during your Bachelor’s degree - download and complete this Form.

 

College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

All relevant supporting documentation should be uploaded directly to your online application via the 'My Applications' section, after you log into your account.

For all Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Taught programmes the following supporting documentation is required: 

    • Official qualifications and exam results (transcripts) to date: required for all non-NUIG applicants and for NUIG graduates who did not receive their undergraduate degrees from NUI Galway. Applicants who have still to graduate must upload final transcripts on receipt.
    • English language competency: if necessary, evidence of  English language competency.
    • Personal statement*: all applicants must enclose a typed personal statement of approximately 600 words explaining why you wish to undertake the programme(s) of your choice, outlining how it fits into your career objectives, unless otherwise indicated in the table below. 
    • Passport or birth certificate: non NUIG-applicants only—a copy of your passport or birth certificate must also be submitted. 
    • IMPORTANT: Some programmes require additional documentation. Please click here for the list of programmes that require additional supporting documents.

      *Applicants to Nursing & Midwifery Studies programmes do not need to submit a personal statement.

Programme code

EXTRA supporting documentation required

ANP - Master of Science in Nursing (Advanced Practice Nursing)

Please submit:

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (NMBI).
  • Letter from Director of Nursing and the Clinical Supervisor in support of your application.
  • This Site Declaration Form must also be downloaded and completed.

CNP - Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing)

  • This Site Declaration Form must be downloaded and completed on behalf of the Health Service Provider by the Director of Nursing/Midwifery/ Public Health Nursing or relevant nurse or midwife manager. 
  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).

HV - Master of Health Sciences (Nursing Education)

Please submit:

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter indicating that teaching practice has been negotiated in a Department of Nursing/ Midwifery Education
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

Master of Health Sciences Nursing TOP-UPs

Applications for Year Two Specialist Masters must be downloaded and completed.

MCE - Masters in Health Sciences (Emergency Care)

Please submit: 

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MCR - MSc (Clinical Research)

Please submit/upload a current C.V. 

MDC - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Childrens Palliative Care/Complex Care)

Please submit:  

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MDI - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Intensive Care)

Please submit:

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MDL - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Palliative Care)

Please submit:  

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MDO - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Oncology)

Please submit:  

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MDP - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Perioperative)

Please submit:  

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MDU - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Acute Medicine)

Please submit:

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann.
  • Letter of support from the Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in an acute medical unit or equivalent setting for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MDW - Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Wound Healing and Tissue Repair)

  • A Personal Statement is a requirement for this course
  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann or relevant professional body
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form

MGE - Masters in Health Sciences (Gerontology)

Please submit:

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter from Director of Nursing guaranteeing practice placements in appropriate specialism for the duration of the programme.
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

MIG - MSc (Microscopy and Imaging)

  • Please submit/upload a current C.V.
  • A Personal Statement of approximately 500 words

PCW - Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion (Workplace Wellness)

  • Please upload a current C.V.
  • A Personal Statement: maximum of 200 words only required
  • Name and contact details of one referee should be uploaded

PCH - Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion (Cardiovascular Health & Diabetes Prevention)

 
  • Please upload a current C.V.
  • A Personal Statement: maximum of 200 words only required
  • Name and contact details of one referee should be uploaded

PHP - Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health Promotion

  • Please upload a current C.V.
  • A Personal Statement: maximum of 200 words only required
  • Name and contact details of one referee should be uploaded

PMA - Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Advanced Practice with Prescribing)

Please submit:

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • A letter from Director of Nursing and the Clinical Supervisor in support of your application.
  • Nursing applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience, as stated on the application form.
  • This ‌Site Declaration Form must also be completed and submitted.

PNE - Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Education)

Please submit: 

  • A copy of current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann
  • Letter indicating that teaching practice has been negotiated in a Department of Nursing/ Midwifery Education
  • Nursing & Midwifery applicants are reminded that they must also submit details of previous work experience as stated on the application form.

 

College of Science

All relevant supporting documentation should be uploaded directly to your online application via the 'My Aapplications' section, after you log into your account.

For all Science Taught Programmes the following supporting documentation must be submitted:

    • Official qualifications and exam results (transcripts) to date: required for all non-NUIG applicants and for NUIG graduates who did not receive their undergraduate degrees from NUI Galway. Applicants who have still to graduate must upload final transcripts on receipt.
    • English language competency: if necessary, evidence of English language competency.
    • Personal statement: all applicants must enclose a typed personal statement of approximately 600 words explaining why you wish to undertake the programme(s) of your choice, outlining how it fits into your career objectives, unless indicated otherwise in the table below.
    • Passport or birth certificate: non NUIG-applicants only—a copy of your passport or birth certificate must also be submitted. 
    • IMPORTANT: Some programmes require additional documentation. Please click here for the list of programmes that require additional supporting documents.

Programme code

ADDITIONAL  supporting documentation required

AL - MSc (Mathematics)

Non-NUIG applicants only must provide two written references.

BMG - MSc (Biomedical Genomics)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current C.V.

CSG - MSc (Computational Genomics)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current C.V.

HA - HDipAppSc (Mathematics)

Non-NUIG applicants only must provide two written references.

HDS - HDipAppSci (Applied Mathematics)

Non-NUIG applicants only must provide two written references.

MBL - MSc (Biodiversity & Land-use Planning) via blended learning

2 written references should be uploaded.

MT - MSc (Biotechnology)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current C.V.

MTR - MSc (Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs)

  • There is no need to submit a personal statement for this programme.
  • Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current C.V.

MV - MSc (Biomedical Science)

Applicants to this programme are required to submit a current C.V.

OEH - MSc (Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety)

Nursing applicants must submit a copy of their current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann.

OES - HDipAppSc (Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety)

Nursing applicants must submit a copy of their current registration with An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann.