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A postgraduate taught course is a qualification after your undergraduate  degree, like a masters or a higher diploma. There are many reasons why you should choose NUI Galway for your postgraduate study (our dedicated website highlights these, and you can download a free ebook The Postgraduate Handbook on that site too).

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You can change direction from your undergraduate study—there are a wide number of conversion courses for you to choose from, and if there is a programme you are interested in learning more about, in any discipline, please do get in touch with the programme director.

NUI Galway has a generous number of scholarships and funding opportunities on offer. 

Any NEW COURSES that are on offer (since printed copy prospectus was produced) are included below and on this site.

Postgraduate Taught Courses

Search for course names in the below search box or filter the list by: Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge | Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies | Business, Public Policy, & Law | Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences | Science and Engineering

Course Name College
Adolescent Health (MSc) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Advanced Language Skills (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Applied Behaviour Analysis (MSc) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Archaeology (HDip, full-time or part-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Art and Ecology (MA, MFA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Child, Youth and Community (MA, PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Clinical Neuroscience (MSc) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Clinical Psychology (Doctor of Psychological Science) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Clinical Psychology (for Qualified Clinicians)–DPsychSc College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice (MSc) (full-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Conference Interpreting (MA/PDip) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Consumer Psychology (MSc, PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Creative Arts: Producing and Curation (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Culture and Colonialism (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Digital Cultures (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Digital Media (MA/PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Drama and Theatre Studies (MA/PDip) [full-time, part-time] College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Education Leadership (MEd) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Education (Professional Master of, [Post-Primary]) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Education (Special and Inclusive Education) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Education Studies (PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
English (MA) [full-time/part-time] College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Family Support Studies (MA/PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Environment, Society, and Development (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Film Production and Direction (MA/PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Fine Art (Post Baccalaureate [HDip]) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Fine Art in Studio Art (Master of) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Film Studies: Theory and Practice (MA/PDip, full-time or part-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
French (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
German Literature/Language (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Global Media and Communication (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Global Women's Studies: Gender, Globalisation and Rights (MA, full-time, part-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Health Psychology (MSc) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
History (MA/PDip) [full-time/part-time] College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
International Contemporary Literatures and Media (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Irish Theatre History & Archives (MA/PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Irish Studies—Literature & History (MA, full-time or part-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Irish Studies—Literature & Music (MA) (full-time and part-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Journalism (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Landscape Archaeology (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Literature and Publishing (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Mathematics (MA/MSc/PDip/HDipAppSc) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Medieval Studies (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Nua-Ghaeilge (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Education (Professional Master) through Irish: Oideachas (Máistir Gairmiúil san [MGO]) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Old and Middle Irish (MA full-time, part-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Playwriting & Dramaturgy (MA/Pip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Psychology—Conversion (HDipA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Psychology—Full (HDipA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Public Advocacy and Activism (MA/PDip)[full-time, part-time] College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Rural Futures Planning and Innovation (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Social Work (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Politics and Sociology (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Social Work Practice Teaching, Supervision & Management (PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Spanish (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Special Educational Needs (PDip) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Sports Journalism and Communication (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Theatre Practice and Production (MA/PDip)—(full-time) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Translation Studies (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Values & Knowledge (Philosophy)(MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Writing (MA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
Ateangaireacht Chomhdhála (MA/Diop)/(Conference Interpreting) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Leánn Teanga (MA/Dioplóma Iarchéime) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Ardscileanna Gaeilge do Mhúinteoirí (Teastas Iarchéime) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach (Ard-Dioplóma) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Léann an Aistriúcháin (Teastas Iarchéime) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Cleachtas Gairmiúil sna Meáin (MA/Diop) Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge
Accounting (Master of) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Ageing and Public Policy (MSc) Full-time and Part-time College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
LLB (Bachelor of Laws) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Business Analytics (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Business and Hospitality (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Business Information Systems (HDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Business Studies (HDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Corporate Finance (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Digital Marketing (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Digital Transformation (PDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Economic Science (HDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Financial Analysis (HDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Global Environmental Economics (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Health Economics (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Human Resource Management (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Information Systems Management (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Innovation Management (PDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Accounting and Analytics (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Accounting and Analytics—Pathway A (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Accounting and Analytics—Pathway B (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy (LLM) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Criminal Law (LLM) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Finance (MEconSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Human Rights (LLM) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Management (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Marketing and Entrepreneurship (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International Migration and Refugee Law and Policy (LLM) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
LLM (General) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
International & Comparative Business Law (LLM) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Marketing Management (MSc, full-time or part-time) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Marketing Practice (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Master of Business Administration (EMBA, PDip, part-time) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law and Conflict (LLM) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Strategy, Innovation and People Management (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Technology Commercialisation (PDip) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Technology Management (MSc) College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Advanced Healthcare Practice and Research (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Applied Multilingualism (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Cardiac Rehabilitation (PgCert) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Cheminformatics and Toxicology (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Childhood Speech, Language & Communication Needs (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Clinical Education (Master of, PDip/Cert) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Clinical Research (MSc, full-time and part-time) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Diabetes (Medicine) (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Diabetes (Nursing) (MHSc/PDipHSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Exercise Physiology and its Application in Therapy (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Health Promotion (Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Prevention) (PgCert) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Health Promotion (MA/PDip & full-time or part-time) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Health Promotion (MA/PDip & full-time or part-time) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Health Promotion (Wellness Workplace) (PgCert) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Healthcare Simulation and Patient Safety (MSc, PDipSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Mental Health Promotion (PgCert) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Multidisciplinary Radiology (MSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing Education (Master of Health Sciences) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing Education (PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Acute Medicine (MHSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Advanced Practice Midwifery (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Advanced Practice Nursing (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Advanced Practice with Prescribing (PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Emergency Care (MHSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Gerontology (Master/PDip in Health Sciences) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Intensive Care (MHSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Midwifery (HDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Nurse/Midwife Prescribing (Certificate in) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Oncology and Haematology (MHSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Palliative Care (MHSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing: Perioperative (Master/PDip in Health Sciences) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Nursing—Public Health Nursing (Master Health Science)—full-time and top-up College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Obesity (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Obesity (Nursing) (MHSc/PDip) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Podiatric Medicine (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Preventive Cardiology (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Regenerative Medicine (MSc) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Surgery, Masters in (MCh) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Wound Healing and Tissue Repair) College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences
AgInnovation: Agricultural Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (ME) College of Engineering & Informatics
Biomedical Engineering (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Civil Engineering (ME) College of Science / College of Arts
Computer Science—Artificial Intelligence (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Computer Science—Artificial Intelligence (MSc, online, part-time) College of Science and Engineering
Computer Science—Data Analytics (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Data Analytics and Visualisation (Higher Diploma) College of Science and Engineering
Electronic & Computer Engineering (ME) College of Science and Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (ME) College of Science and Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering (ME) College of Science and Engineering
Enterprise Systems (MApplSc, full-time [FT] or part-time [PT]) College of Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (ME) College of Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Software Design and Development (MSc, HDip; MSc "External" stream) College of Science and Engineering
Software Design and Development—Industry Stream (HDip) College of Science and Engineering
Software Engineering (Diploma) College of Science and Engineering
Software Engineering and Database Technologies (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
TechInnovation (Distance Education) (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
AgriFood Sustainability & Technology (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Applied Mathematics (HDipAppSc) College of Science and Engineering
Astronomical Instrumentation and Technology (Structured MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Biodiversity & Land-Use Planning (MSc) via blended learning College of Science and Engineering
Biomedical Genomics (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Biomedical Science (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Biotechnology (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Environmental Leadership (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Genomics Data Science (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Key Enabling Technologies (Structured Masters) College of Science and Engineering
Mathematics (MSc, HDipAppSc, PDip) College of Science and Engineering
Medical Physics (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Medical Technologies Regulatory Affairs and Operations (Online) [Certificate] College of Science and Engineering
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (Cert) College of Science and Engineering
Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (HDip) College of Science and Engineering
Neuropharmacology (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety (MSc/HDip, full-time/part-time) College of Science and Engineering
Occupational Health & Safety Top-Up (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Sustainable Environments (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Sustainable Resource Management: Policy and Practice, inter-institutional programme (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
Toxicology (MSc) College of Science and Engineering
You may also be interested in a research programme, e.g., a Structured PhD. Structured PhDs are research PhDs with taught elements. Search all research programmes.

Downloads

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

    Postgraduate Prospectus 2021 PDF (11.3MB)

  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2021

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2021 PDF (14.6 MB)