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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.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
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- Business & Industry
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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.
2nd Year Information
2.0 Lecture Start Times
All lectures will commence on the hour (eg. 9am, 10am, 11am etc.) and finish at ten minutes to the hour (eg. 9.50am, 10.50am, 11.50am etc.).
Term begins on September 2017.
2.1 Syllabus Files
Please click on the icon for your programme below to see the modules on offer to you in our interactive brochures.
Please refer to the timetable below for information on lectures and practicals. Detailed timetables for each subject containing venue, etc., will also be available from disciplines. Please click on the link for Schools and Research Units on the left-hand panel to go to the relevant pages.
2nd Year Timetable (Timetable updated January 2017)
Pathways that cannot be taken together: 2nd Year Pathway Clashes
2.3 Advisory Session: (for 1st Year students entering 2nd Year in 2017/18).
Tuesday, 28th March 2017, Foyer (Orbsen Building) - 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm in the Orbsen Foyer, Orbsen Building.
The Advisory Session is obligatory for programmes with subject choices. Attendance is optional for students on programmes with no choices. See the table above for details on each programmes outline.
2.4 Autumn (2nd Sitting) Repeat Students
Examination results are to be released by the Examinations Office before the commencement of term in September.
2.5 Module Allocation System for Programmes with Subject Choices: (for 1st Year students entering 2nd Year in 2017/18)
As you were informed in the First Year Booklet, a module allocation system will apply to the allocation of places in 2nd Year subjects. Therefore, students on programmes with pathway/elective choices will be required to submit a Module Selection Form. This form will be made available to you via Blackboard following the Advisory Session. Therefore, please ensure you log into Blackboard to complete this form and submit your choices. The deadline for submission of your Module Selection Form is Friday, 12th May 2017. Places on 2nd Year programmes with choices will be allocated in mid-July 2017. Students will be notified individually of their module and pathway allocations by email.
2.7 Student Year Planner:
Please refer to the 2nd Year Student Planner (to be updated for 2017) for information on term dates, study weeks, examination dates, etc.
2.8 Code of Practice for dealing with Plagiarism
Please refer to the following regarding the University's Code of Practice for dealing with Plagiarism
2.9 Undergraduate Marks and Standards (updated 10.09.2015)
2.10 Examination Deferral (Year 1 - 4):
Please refer to the following webpage: http://www.nuigalway.ie/exams/deferral.html
2.11 Library and Volunteering Services
Please refer to the attached regarding library and volunteering services