Part-Time Courses for Prospective Mature Students

  • These courses are delivered on-line for Semester 1.
  • Students must have access to a laptop or PC with a good WIFI network.
  • Maths from Leaving Cert is desirable or Further Education in Mathematics along with reasonable IT skills
  • Not all who apply are accepted. Contact the director if you do not meet the above criteria.

SFD1 Science, Technology and Engineering (Foundation Studies Diploma) 

Click here to apply (Closing date: 9th September)

This intensive part-time course is taught at NUI Galway for Mature Applicants aged 22 or over interested in applying for entry to full-time Science, Engineering and I.T. courses at either GMIT or NUI Galway and runs September, two nights per week and all day Saturday (two per month). The duration of the course is 26 weeks. The course includes Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, IT, Skills for College and Career, Academic Study Skills and Academic Writing. The course is intended for anybody wishing to study Science, Engineering, I.T., or Health Sciences degrees in 2021.

For the on-line application system,  you will need to upload a passport photo and a photocopy of passport/birth cert or marriage cert.

The non- refundable application fee is paid by Credit Card/Laser and costs €30 (pay another €30 upon acceptance and balance of €320 is paid by postal order made out to NUI Galway with your name and course clearly written on the back of the PO and is posted to Mature Students Officer, Áras Uí Chathail, NUI Galway before the 18th of September.

If employed the cost of the course is €380. 
If unemployed the cost of the course is €60.
Upload evidence of your Social Welfare Payment or bank statement showing payment with your application.
Course starts on the 18th September. Details will be emailed to you on the 15th of Septemb


FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Mature Students Officer, NUI Galway.

Email: access@nuigalway.ie


SFD8 Business, Law & Arts - NUI Galway (Foundation studies Diploma) 

Click here to apply (Closing date: September 9th)

This intensive part-time course is taught at NUI Galway for mature applicants aged 22 or over interested in applying for entry to full-time or part-time business courses at either GMIT or NUI Galway  and runs from September, two nights per week and one Saturday per month. The duration of the course is 26 weeks.  The course includes Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics, Business Skills, Information Technology, Skills for College and Career, Academic Study Skills and Academic Writing.

You will need to upload a passport photo and a photocopy of passport/birth cert or marriage cert.

The non- refundable application fee is paid by Credit Card/Laser and costs €30 (pay another €30 upon acceptance and balance of €320 is paid by postal order made out to NUI Galway with your name and course clearly written on the back of the PO and is paid before September 18th. The PO is posted to Mature Students Officer, Áras Ui Chathail, NUI Galway.
 

If employed the cost of the course is €380. 
If unemployed the cost of the course is €60.
Upload evidence of your Social Welfare Payment or Bank Statement showing payment with your application
Course starts on the 18th of September. Details will be emailed to you on the 15th of September

 FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Mature Students Officer, NUI Galway.

Email: access@nuigalway.ie


 All queries: please contact the Mature Students Officer by email only as NUI Galway Staff are currently working remotely, in line with Government guidelines.

People wishing to arrange a video call via Zoom, with the Mature Students Officer, please email your request to access@nuigalway.ie

Downloads

  • Mature Students Guide 21

    Mature Students Guide 21 PDF (16MB)

  • QQI

    QQI PDF (16 MB)