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Module Begins Cost
ME5108 Data Analysis for Process and Product Development
Beginning: Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020
This module introduces a systems engineering approach to design of experiments, data analysis and modelling, towards product and process improvement and optimisation. Students will learn about the Taguchi method for robust engineering design which is a system engineering approach for Quality by Design for process and product development.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875/FREE.
2020/12/12 €875/FREE
TE1106 Leading Organisational Change
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021
This module aims to examine the theory and practice of organisational change
Two day workshop in January

Closing date: 30 December

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/02 €760
TE1660 Management of Training and Education
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021
This module examines key aspects of the management function in training and education. Topics include leadership, motivation, decision-making, change and conflict management.
Two day workshop in February
Closing date: 03 February

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/02 €760
TE302 Blended Learning Design
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
Developing Learning Design focuses on pedagogical concepts and instructional design models that are fundamental to designing and developing an online learning environment

One day workshop 17 January
One day tutorial online
Closing date: 10 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/04 €760
TE190 Coaching for Improved Performance
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
This module introduces you to the core skills of coaching and mentoring, and outlines the emergence and development of these practices particularly in recent years. It aims to build on trainers’ competence by developing their coaching and mentoring knowledge, skills and abilities. It explores the role of coaching and mentoring in the performance improvement in the workplace.

Closing date: 01 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/04 €760
MG616 Improving Business Processes
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
When trying to improve a process, one must understand the entire process from start to finish before making any changes. This module provides students with a detailed strategic process to implement the Business Process Management (BPM) discipline within an organisation. The BPM lifecycle is a continuous improvement procedure that can be utilised across all processes.
Application deadline: 30 November
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2021/01/04 €875
IE620 Managing Technology Projects
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 4, 2021
Projects are becoming an increasingly important part of how all organisations across industry sectors do business. The primary objective of this module is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to apply project management principles, tools and techniques to deliver value to the organisation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €875.
2021/01/04 €875
ECS401 Promoting Inclusion in Early Years Care and Education
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 8, 2021
Promoting inclusion in Early Years practice is crucial in order to provide a holistic approach to children’s development and care in the early years. There are legal, regulatory and best-practice guidelines that Early Years practitioners are obliged to follow to guide practice. Each of these highlights the importance of promoting inclusion of all children and families.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/01/08 €780
DT1165 Intro to Management Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Introduction to Management Science is a module designed to give you an understanding of management science as a discipline that can help managers solve problems and make good decisions.


Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1146 Organisational Behaviour
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
In this module you will learn about Organisational Behaviour, that is, you will learn about individuals and groups in organisations. Learning about Organisational Behaviour will help you to better understand yourself and others in the workplace.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
TE2103 Performance Management
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
This module focuses on strengthening your capacity to motivate staff, to build continuous improvement to manage individual and team performance and to deliver excellence.
Two day workshop 16 and 17 January

Closing date: 10 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/09 €760
BS1170 Automation 2
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of the Automation 2 module is to give you some important insights into the application of automation in industry as detailed in the module aims of Automation 1.

The Automation 2 module introduces material transport systems, outlines the use of storage systems, and presents an overview of automated manufacturing.
Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1153 Lean Thinking & Lean Tools
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The module consists of 16 units which take the student through the history and development of Lean thinking; explores Lean principles including Value & Waste; and explains several of the main Lean tools & techniques.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1154 Quality Science – Six Sigma
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
This course will give candidates a solid foundation in Quality Science & Six Sigma. Candidates will explore the history and development of Quality Science and the emergence of Six Sigma. You will develop a broad understanding of Six Sigma methodology [DMAIC] and the range of Six Sigma tools and techniques applicable in a Manufacturing or Service environment. Candidates will also get the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of the Statistical software package Minitab.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1160 Medical Device Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Module Objectives:
To understand the practical application of materials, mechanics and stress analysis theory in the design of medical devices.
To understand the clinical need, function and design requirements of the most widely used orthopaedic and vascular medical devices.
To understand the effects of mechanical loading (static, fatigue, wear) and environment on medical devices.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1157 Design of Engineering Systems
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Design of Engineering Systems represents a complex interconnection of many elements to maximise performance. This science relates to all fields of engineering, and requires contribution from diverse technical disciplines. It involves the combined effort of all the team involved in the design process, leading to a structured development process that proceeds from conception to production to operation, and in some cases to termination and disposal.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1160 Science, Technology & Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Science, Technology and Innovation covers the historical evolution of scientific thought and the periods of major industrial development, coupled with a focus on innovation and how it works today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1171 Human Biology Fundamentals
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The focus of Human Biology Fundamentals will be on human anatomy, physiology and disease states, particularly those that are a target of medical device intervention. This module is designed to be appropriate to those who work in the MedTech and related sectors. Basic human biology will be explored in an interdisciplinary context applicable to largely technical backgrounds, such as applied and quality science, technology, and engineering.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1166 Biology & Biotechnology
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Modern Biotechnology is frequently referred to as DNA manipulation technology. Since the discovery of the DNA as the genetic information carrier in cells, and the knowledge of how this information is used to produce proteins, the development of new diagnostic and industrial methods have increased exponentially.
This module is intended to provide the basics to understand the principles that analytical, diagnostic and industrial methods are based on.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1144 Project Management
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of the Project Management module is to give you a broad overview of the methods and techniques that you can use to manage projects of any type, from their very earliest stages right through to their completion. In addition, it should help you develop a number of skills such as planning, problem solving and team building, in addition to leadership and communication skills
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
BS1158 Biocompatibility & Device Design
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
In recent years, the role of biomaterials has been influenced considerably by advances in many areas of biology, engineering and chemistry as well as advances in surgical techniques and instruments.



Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1145 Intro to Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of the module is to introduce you to various disciplines that fall under the heading of Environmental Science and provide you with a rounded overview of the relative topics and concerns. Studying this module will give you facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1142 Physics 2
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
Module DT150 Physics 1 introduced some of the fundamental ideas of physics. This module, Physics 2, completes the overview of Classical Physics by introducing the basic theory of electrostatics, electric currents and circuits, electromagnetism and light and optics. Classical Physics is still very relevant and is still used and applied today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
DT1163 Analytical Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021
The aim of this module is to give you an introduction to some of the methods used in analytical chemistry and provide you with a good understanding of the molecular processes underlying these analytical methods. Equipped with this information, you should be able to analyse and tackle real-life chemical problems.
The module introduces analytical chemistry by describing the entire lifecycle of a sample: how to obtain, pre-treat, and analyse it.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/09 €380
SC6117 Performance and Revenue Management
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
The objective of this modular course is to develop the skills required to appraise financial and non-financial performance in a hospitality organisation and to develop competence in devising revenue management strategies to improve an organisation’s performance.
Credits: 10. Cost: €1100/FREE.
2021/01/11 €1100/FREE
SC6110 Management of Organisational Change
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
The objective of this module is to understand and recognise the various levels of change within an organisation and to appreciate the impact change can have on staff and on the motivation and productivity of a group. Students will be required to engage and reflect on events happening in the business world around them and produce creative solutions to challenges emerging.
Credits: 5. Cost: €550/FREE.
2021/01/11 €550/FREE
SC6108 Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
The objective of this module is to expose the student to key strategic management frameworks, models, and theories that they can then adapt and apply to the world of business in order to foster innovation. A key task for the student is to understand how strategy is crafted in response to the changing business environment. .
Credits: 10. Cost: €1100/FREE.
2021/01/11 €1100/FREE
SC6107 Project Management
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
The objective of this modular course is to provide an opportunity to apply the process of project management to a specific hospitality business project. Topics covered include project definition, planning, execution, basic feasibility models, management, control and implementation. This will involve the application of a formalised and structured project management process and the development of proposals demonstrating appreciation of the practical and consumer-based contexts of the organisation.
Credits: 5. Cost: €550/FREE.
2021/01/11 €550/FREE
SC6105 Hotel Asset Management
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
This module provides the framework, knowledge, and tools to manage hotel assets strategically. It enables students to develop analytical capabilities which allows them to evaluate opportunities and make decisions related to the management of hotel assets.
Credits: 5. Cost: €550/FREE.
2021/01/11 €550/FREE
CT610 Software Engineering
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
This module will provide students with the fundamental software engineering knowledge necessary to develop and deliver quality software products. This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns.
Credits: 10. Cost: €585.
2021/01/11 €585
TE170 Virtual Learning Environment
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 15, 2021
This module aims to provide an understanding of electronic learning technologies and their adaption in designing, implementing and moderating courses in a virtual learning environment.
1 day workshop in January.
Application deadline 14 January 2021
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/15 €760
EC201 Intermediate Microeconomics (January)
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 15, 2021
This course is designed for students from a non-economics background who are thinking of applying for a postgraduate programme such as the M. Sc. (Health Economics or MSc (Global Environmental Economics) at NUI Galway that requires applicants to have taken a preparatory course in microeconomics.
Entry Requirement: An honours degree (2-2 or better) in any discipline.
Application Deadline: 11 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/01/15 €405
ECS205 The Child and Family in Irish Law
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021
This module gives a broad overview of the Irish legal system as it stands today. It discusses the impact the legal system has on the child and the family, and the various services relevant to children and families engaged with or affected by the legal system. The module also gives a broad overview of the impact of international law on the Irish legal system and explores the relevance of international law to those working with children and families in Ireland today.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/01/16 €390
TE1750 Project Planning, Management, Evaluation
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021
This module introduces business and project management techniques. It focuses on tackling projects efficiently, managing productively, monitoring effectively and evaluating constructively.
Workshop: 17 January
Closing date: 10 January

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/01/16 €380
PH5107 Monitoring for Health Hazards at Work
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 25, 2021
This module aims to provide the student with the knowledge necessary to develop an appreciation of the need to recognise, measure and control different health hazards, which are present in our workplace and wider environment. The scientific discipline concerned with recognition, evaluation and control of occupational or environmental hazards is known as Occupational Hygiene or Exposure Science. The broad discipline of Occupational Hygiene is a core component of Occupational Health and Safety.
Credits: 5. Cost: €535/Free.
2021/01/25 €535/Free
NU634 Dementia Care: Transforming Practice
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This module will provide you with an advanced understanding of dementia. The module aims to enable healthcare professionals to provide person-centred care that enhances the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers. This module has been developed using the latest evidence from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Credits: 10. Cost: €880/FREE.
2021/01/28 €880/FREE
NU644 Student-Centered Teaching & Learning: Active Engagement Strategies
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This module aims to broaden and build students’ repertoire of teaching strategies beyond traditional didactic approaches. Students will also explore the concept of “student engagement” and will examine how to: (1) incorporate active learning strategies into their classes and (2) use technologies to support teaching and promote student interest. Approaches to skills teaching in simulated and practice settings are also addressed. Application deadline 31 October 2020.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880.
2021/01/28 €880
NU6445 (UCD) Specialist Understanding of Complex Care for Children
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This module focuses on the central concepts of care that underpin specialist practice in complex care for children and their families. The organisation of health services for this population will be explored, as well as factors influencing care delivery- including the role of technology, the organisation of care services, and issues pertaining to quality care and clinical governance. The module is taught in UCD, Dublin.
Application Deadline is 31 October
Credits: 10. Cost: €880.
2021/01/28 €880
PO5101 Management Diabetic Foot Disease
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This level 9 module is designed to facilitate development of multifaceted skills required when managing the foot conditions found in patients with diabetes.
This module will provide students with the theoretical knowledge regarding elements of the management of Diabetic Foot Disease that will underpin the development of their clinical practice and clinical skills. Application deadline for this module is 31 October.

Credits: 10. Cost: €880.
2021/01/28 €880
NU502 Advanced Research Methods
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This module is designed to enable students explore the methodological and practical issues about research. It will help students determine the appropriate research design for research questions in their practice and identify how to source, evaluate and implement evidence in practice.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880/Free.
2021/01/28 €880/Free
NU622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 2)
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This module on clinical supervision (CS) aims to provide the students with the required knowledge and practical skills to become effective supervisees/supervisors, and will thus enhance the implementation of CS frameworks in practice. Application deadline 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880/Free.
2021/01/28 €880/Free
NU6104 Management of Venous Leg Ulceration
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
This module aims to give participants opportunities to explore the topic of venous leg ulceration in depth in order to enable critical practice in this specialised area of care. Application deadline 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880/FREE.
2021/01/28 €880/FREE
NU568 High Dependency Maternity Care
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
Building upon existing knowledge and skills, this module seeks to enable practitioners to anticipate, assess, plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate care by enabling them to develop the specialised knowledge and skills required for working with women who require high dependency care in pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. Application deadline is 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880.
2021/01/28 €880
TE305 Online Learning and Teaching Essentials
Beginning: Friday, Jan. 29, 2021
This module covers introductory design, development, delivery and evaluation of online and blended programmes.
Two day workshop 06 and 07 February
Closing date: 27 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/01/29 €760
ECS301 Children and Families in Society
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021
This module examines children and families and how they interact with, and are affected by, the wider society in which they live. The module looks at different definitions of ‘family’, and considers key theories of family life. It outlines historical notions of the family and the impacts of culture on the family. It discusses children’s lives and contemporary and historical ideas about childhood.

Application deadline and delivery dates To be Confirmed.

Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/01/30 €780
BST151 Energy Management
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021
Improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprints and energy costs is a priority for many organisations. An Energy Management System (EnMS) can play a lead role in achieving these aims. An EnMS is a process for continually improving energy performance. Suitable for all organisations, whatever the size or sector, it is particularly beneficial in organisations operating energy intensive processes.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380/FREE.
2021/01/30 €380/FREE
MG670 Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 1, 2021
The module reviews a broad range of topics that critically affect technology-based start-up companies. It is designed to help the learner develop strong conceptual foundations for understanding and exploiting technological innovation and entrepreneurship.
30th November

Credits: 5. Cost: €875/FREE.
2021/02/01 €875/FREE
ECS202 Implementing the Early Years Curriculum
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021
This module examines underlying theories on educational activities and play for babies and children (0-8). The module examines a range of early childhood educational philosophies, including Montessori, HighScope, Reggio Emilia, Steiner, and ‘Play Based’. In addition, the module analyses Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework in relation to devising suitable educational activities and play.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/02/06 €780
TE164 Learning in Groups
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021
Managing learning groups is a key trainer skill. This module helps you develop techniques for analysing group dynamics and examining stages of group development.
2 days of workshops in January
Closing date: 05 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/02/06 €760
BS1149 Regulatory Compliance
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021
The regulatory compliance module presents an overview of the regulations governing the development, manufacture and marketing of drugs and medical devices, inclusive of in vitro diagnostic devices.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380/FREE.
2021/02/06 €380/FREE
ECS101 Psychology – The Developing Child 1
Beginning: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
The objective of this module is to introduce a range of theories in relation to the holistic development of young children and to look at their application in early childhood care and practice settings. The module will also provide students with an insight into atypical child development. The module will look at the role of adults in planning a child-centred environment.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/02/07 €780
EYS1115 Contemporary Perspectives on Play, Learning and Pedagogy
Beginning: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
This module explores contemporary issues and perspectives on play, learning and pedagogy concerning ECEC. Drawing from a range of theoretical perspectives, learners will explore and analyse existing debates, emerging issues and current approaches, with the aim of developing critical and reflective thinking skills, enabling transformative practice within the early years sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2021/02/07 €865
PS6158 Sexual Consent Promotion: Skills and Practice
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
Sexual consent, sexual violence and harassment (SVH) are critical issues in educational settings.


Credits: 10. Cost: €1000/FREE.
2021/02/08 €1000/FREE
MK5106 Digital Marketing Strategy & Management
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and skill-set to project manage a new website build, conceptualise and deliver a digital marketing campaign which can be integrated into an overall marketing strategy
Closing date for applications 4 January

Credits: 10. Cost: €835.
2021/02/08 €835
MG8104 Business Strategy
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The primary objectives of this course are as follows: To provide rigorous exposure to the concepts, theories and techniques on which strategic management in the business sector is based To explore the application of strategic management concepts, theories and techniques in a wide range of business settings To examine the design, implementation and maintenance of strategic planning systems and strategic thinking

Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405/FREE.
2021/02/08 €405/FREE
MG8101 Management Skills
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
Management Skills is based on the premise that how you act in a business setting is often as important as what you know. Because management requires such a wide range of skills, all managers need to regularly assess their skill competency. Through self-assessment exercises and a learning journal, this module will encourage you to begin a process of self-evaluation that should continue throughout your career.

Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405/FREE.
2021/02/08 €405/FREE
MG1111 Critical Thinking
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The module will introduce learners to the concept of critical thinking and its associated skills and applications. Participants will learn about the basic concepts of critical thinking, what it means to think critically, how to think critically and why critical thinking competence is valuable. It will endeavour to build the necessary critical thinking skills required for academic research.
Closing date for applications: 4 Jan 2021
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
EC7102 Macroeconomics and the Business Environment
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
This is an intermediate macroeconomics module dealing with the theory and practice of macroeconomics. It builds upon the concepts and principles covered in first year macroeconomics. The objective of the module is to understand the core models in (short-run) macroeconomic theory and to learn how these theories can be applied to various short-run policy issues, both domestically (Ireland) and in an international (EU/eurozone) setting.
Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
EC4401 Introduction to Financial Economics
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
This is quite a practical module for those interested in doing further modules in financial economics and those interested in other disciplines (notably accounting) who wish to develop a useful transferable skill, namely the most important professional tool in financial services (Excel).
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/02/08 €405
MK5104 Marketing Analytics
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
This module will introduce you to the major components of marketing and sales analytics across multiple channels. You will be introduced to how current analytical tools and techniques generate analytics to support data-driven decisions in such areas as marketing insights, competitive analysis, strategy, segmentation, promotions, and a number of approaches to generated social media analytics. Closing date for applications 4 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €450.
2021/02/08 €450
MD1526 Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy
Beginning: Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
The successful application of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) as an advanced medicinal product is reliant upon selecting the appropriate cell source and its therapeutic mechanism of action complimenting the intended application.
Credits: 10. Cost: €975.
2021/02/08 €975
ECS309 Management Skills for Early years Environments
Beginning: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021
In this module students will learn how to critically analyse the complex practice of management in Early Childhood Care and Education from a range of conceptual and theoretical perspectives, including perspectives on power, equity, leadership and management theories.
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2021/02/23 €780
TE1107 Critical Thinking for Leaders
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021
This module aims to develop your critical thinking and problem analysis skills to identify effective ways of finding solutions to a range of problems. You will apply core critical thinking skills to real world business and workplace situations.
Two day workshop: March

Closing date: 28 February

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/02/27 €760
TE304 eLeadership
Beginning: Friday, Mar. 5, 2021
This module is designed to equip participants with the eLeadership capabilities, communication skills, awareness, knowledge and tools required to navigate and leverage this dynamic environment.
One day workshop March
One day online tutorial

Closing date: 05 March

Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/03/05 €760
ECS307 Understanding Children’s Early Learning
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021
Contemporary understandings of childhood construct the child as an active agent in matters that affect their lives. Underpinned by the sociological understanding of childhood, this approach portrays the young child as an active and confident agent, and as a catalyst for their own learning and development.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/03/06 €390
TE170 Virtual Learning Environment
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021
Electronic learning technologies and their adaption in designing, implementing and moderating courses in a virtual learning environment.
Application Deadline: 03 March 2020
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/03/06 €760
BST154 The Lean Organisation and Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021
Lean environmental management is based on the concept of continuous improvement of an organisation’s environmental performance over time. In this way the organisation's environmental plan is continuously changing in line with its activities as well as external influencing factors such as environmental legislation, changes in technology, and market pressures.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380/FREE.
2021/03/06 €380/FREE
ECS103 Creative Development in Early Childhood
Beginning: Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021
This module will allow students the opportunity to explore and understand their role as facilitators and supporters of creative expression in young children. A theoretical approach will be used to consider the value of extending play through the use of music, movement, storytelling, art and drama in early years’ settings.
Application deadline: 18 January.

Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/03/07 €390
CT619 Object Oriented Programming
Beginning: Monday, Mar. 8, 2021
This module provides detailed coverage of Object Oriented (OO) programming principles. It focuses on programming in Java, an OO language that is modern, vendor-independent, and widely used in industry. Recognising that programming requires skill as well as knowledge, this module places emphasis on the practical aspects of developing significant Java programs using a professional development environment.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/03/08 €585
MG614 People Management for Technology Organisations
Beginning: Monday, Mar. 15, 2021
This module introduces students to a variety of management issues including: recruitment and selection, performance management, reward, development, grievance and discipline processes, retention, termination, leadership and change management. The module focuses on the role of functional managers and supervisors in implementing HR policies and practices in technology organisations considering contextual factors including global nature of the business, organisational size and sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €1750/Free.
2021/03/15 €1750/Free
TE140 Course Delivery
Beginning: Saturday, Mar. 20, 2021
Focused on effective facilitation of learning, the module addresses the establishment of a successful learning environment and explores training methods and techniques.
Two workshops in March
Closing date: 20 March

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/03/20 €380
EC201 Intermediate Microeconomics (March)
Beginning: Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021
This course is designed for students from a non-economics background who are thinking of applying for a postgraduate programme such as the M. Sc. (Health Economics or MSc (Global Environmental Economics) at NUI Galway that requires applicants to have taken a preparatory course in microeconomics.
Entry Requirement: An honours degree (2-2 or better) in any discipline.
Application Deadline: 19 March
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2021/03/21 €405
ECS307 Understanding Children’s Early Learning
Beginning: Monday, Apr. 5, 2021
Participants in this module will draw on these concepts in their consideration of children’s early learning and their own pedagogical approach within Early Childhood Education and Care settings. Learners will explore methods of planning for, implementing and capturing children’s early learning within the Irish context, though this is situated and influenced by broader international contexts.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/04/05 €390
BST156 Environmental Compliance
Beginning: Sunday, May. 2, 2021
Knowledge of current minimum legal expectations for environmental compliance is fundamental to achieving good environmental management in industrial and commercial environments. This module is aimed at professionals, will provide students with a practical foundation in the principles of compliance and risk management for corporations in Ireland.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/05/02 €380
CT621 Artificial Intelligence
Beginning: Tuesday, May. 4, 2021
The module begins by examining the concept of AI and as well highlighting some important real-world applications of AI. It then presents search strategies currently employed in AI research. This is developed further by the examination of the functional programming language Prolog. The second half of the module looks at Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning. It also deals with the topic of uncertainty in AI.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/05/04 €585
CT618 Object Oriented Design
Beginning: Tuesday, May. 4, 2021
This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns. The course brings together the various software components (technology) and the diverse issues impacting their development (process, project, people) to improve software product quality.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/05/04 €585
BS1164 Machine Design
Beginning: Saturday, May. 15, 2021
This module focuses on the core methodologies required to design various machines and machine parts.

What will be covered in the module

This module introduces students to the theory behind Simple and compound machines, reliability of a system, gearing and gear ratio theory, spring decision and design criteria. Machine Design also introduces the students to some 3D printing for assembly. This helps introduce and develop the students’ 3D modelling skills.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/05/15 €380
CT5114 Distributed Systems and Cloud Technologies
Beginning: Friday, May. 21, 2021
The module will provide students with a good understanding of how to design and implement internet based distributed applications. The emphasis will be on explaining and evaluating the standard APIs and frameworks that are commonly used.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/05/21 €585
BS1148 Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
This module aims to enhance your understanding and appreciation of environment-related disciplines. It provides you with facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues critically, evaluate technological advances, and put environmental issues into a legal perspective.
In this module we have linked current environmental concerns with traditional science and social-economic issues.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
NU150 Palliative Approaches to Symptom Management
Beginning: Sunday, Sep. 5, 2021
The aim of this module is to enhance students’ understanding and knowledge of the philosophy, principles and practice of pain and symptom management in caring for individuals with life limiting illness. Application deadline 31 July.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880.
2021/09/05 €880
DT1159 CAD Modelling
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
Currently parametric 3D solid and surface models are the principal means of communicating design ideas and of developing new products and systems. One of the most widely-used 3D CAD software systems for creating these models is SolidWorks. This module will introduce you to the essential aspects of using SolidWorks productively and effectively.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/11 €380
DT1158 Database Applications
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
The module and its associated learning activities aim to introduce you to the core information in development of database systems. It includes analysis of system requirements, conceptual modelling and system specifications, their translation into a relational model, and use of the process of normalisation to minimise data duplication and anomalies in relational database tables.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/11 €380
EYS1112 Children’s Rights and Well Being: Current Issue
Beginning: Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021
This module will take as a starting point the ‘recognition that human rights are the entitlement of all people, acknowledging that children are individual rights holders. It will also recognise that children have specific rights through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child under which they have a right to achieve their full potential and participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2021/09/29 €865
EYS1114 Integrated Community-Based Work Practice
Beginning: Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021
This module explores the theoretical underpinning to integrated community-based work, looks at past approaches, and critically examines the ‘new’ direction in service provision. In particular, the module draws on the ethic of care and social ecological theories to analyse universal and targeted community-based responses to children and families, including such services as home support, child protection, disability services and programmes designed to address inclusion.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2021/09/29 €435
PO5102 Vascular Disease
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022
This level 9 module has been developed as a collaborative initiative between the Vascular Team, Saolta University HealthCare Group, the Discipline of Podiatric Medicine and the School of Nursing at NUI Galway. The management of patients with disease requires a multidisciplinary approach, expert knowledge and a dedication to service provision and service development underpinned by evidence-based practice.
Application deadline for this module is 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €880.
2022/01/06 €880
BS1142 Product & Process Development
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
In Product and Process Development, you are introduced to the methods and techniques used to take an initial idea for a new product concept from the drawing board right through to the marketplace. As you progress through the
course, you will be introduced to the different stages involved in developing a new product:
1 Identification of customer needs
2 Concept generation
3 Concept selection
4 Concept testing
5 Product specification
6 Product launch

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2022/01/08 €380
BS1150 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
The module aims to:
Present a curriculum in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
Provide easy-to-access, state-of-the-art reference material in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship to help learners to understand the essential fundamental concepts involved in the discipline.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2022/01/08 €380

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