Part-Time Courses for Prospective Mature Students

  • These courses may be partly delivered on-line.
  • 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.
  • Deadline for applications is 16th September 2022 at 5pm.

SFD1 Science, Technology and Engineering (Foundation Studies Diploma) 

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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 2023.

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 fee for this programme is €380 and is payable 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 16th of September 2022 or the fee can be paid at Registration date.

If employed the cost of the course is €380. 
If unemployed the cost of the course is €60.
Email  foundationprogrammes@nuigalway.ie  with evidence of your Social Welfare Payment or bank statement showing payment with your application.


FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Mature Students Officer, Access Centre, NUI Galway.

Email: maturestudents@nuigalway.ie


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

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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 will run onTuesdays and Thursdays 7 - 10 pm, and some Saturdays 10 - 5pm. 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 fee for this programme is €380 and is payable 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 16th of September 2022 or the fee can be paid at Registration date. 

If employed the cost of the course is €380. 
If unemployed the cost of the course is €60.
Email  foundationprogrammes@nuigalway.ie  with evidence of your Social Welfare Payment or bank statement showing payment with your application.

FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Mature Students Officer, Access Centre, NUI Galway.

Email: maturestudents@nuigalway.ie


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