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About University of Galway
About University of Galway
Since 1845, University of 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
University of Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Research & Innovation
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at University of Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at University of Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni & Friends
At University of 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.
Professional, Part-time and Evening Courses
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If you have had a gap in your education or wish to upskill for employment, Adult Learning & Professional Development has a part-time, flexible course for you. Browse through our wide-range of courses below or visit our dedicated Adult Learning website here.
We also offer short micro-credentials (accredited modules) for professional development, see our full range here.
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|Course Name||Category||Key Words|
|An Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge A2 (Diploma in Irish, Level A2)||Languages|
|An Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge B1||Languages|
|An Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge B2||Languages|
|An Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge C1||Languages|
|Archaeology of Ireland Online (Diploma)||Humanities & Social Sciences||archaeology, irish archaeology, online, online course, course, part-time, heritage, the past, megalithic, bronze age, monuments, pre-historic, castles, islands, landscapes, celtic, viking, medieval|
|Ard-Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach||Languages|
|Automation and Control (Specialist Diploma)||Science & Technology||automation and control, automation, control, automated systems, specialist diploma, upskilling, upskill, career advancement, diploma, specialist, science, technology, manufacturing, machine design|
|Bees & Beekeeping - Apiculture (Diploma)||Science & Technology||bees, beekeeping, apiculture, beekeepers, diploma, scientific studies, entomology, pollinators, nuigalway, blended learning, biodiversity|
|Business (Foundation)||Business / Management||business, commerce, course, foundation, part-time, third level studies, law, arts, skills, third level education, economics, accountancy, maths, applied writing, study skills, information technology|
|Business Studies Online (Higher Diploma)||Business / Management||business studies, business, commerce, marketing, analytics, postgraduate, management, economics, accounting, ACCA, law, innovation, entrepreneurship, engineers ireland, leadership, part-time|
|Commerce Online (Degree)||Business / Management||business, management, finance, marketing, degree, online bachelor degree, online business degree, ACCA, business analytics, innovation, entrepreneurship, e-business, law, economics|
|Community, Youth & Family Studies (Degree)||Community Education||community, youth, family, family studies, community development, sociology, youthwork, family and society, social research, understanding communities, policy making, contemporary families, equality|
|Corporate Environmental Planning (Specialist Diploma)||Science & Technology||corporate, environmental, planning, specialist, diploma, sustainability, environmental issues, waste legislation, management, waste prevention, environmental policy, leadership, next level skillnet|
|Critical Business Skills (Diploma)||Business / Management||critical business skills, business, business course, management, critical thinking, business skills, diploma, part-time, online learning, law, negotiation, middle management, leadership|
|Dioplóma sa Chultúr Dúchais||Languages||Cultúr Dúchais, Dúchas|
|Diploma in Foundation Studies: Access Courses for Higher Education – School Leavers||Business / Management||foundation studies, access course, higher education, school leavers, full time study, nuigalway, study skills, applied writing, information technology, educational guidance, introductory course|
|Diploma in Foundation Studies: Access Course for Higher Education – Mature Students||Business / Management||foundation studies, access course, higher education, mature students, adult student, full time study, nuigalway, educational guidance, introductory course, arts, business, law, science, engineering|
|Earth & Ocean Sciences (Diploma)||Science & Technology||earth, ocean, science, earth and ocean, scientific studies, course, part-time, earth science, ocean, fieldwork, landscape, Ireland, irish geology, deep time, geological, minerals, rocks, heritage|
|French (Diploma)||Languages||french, french course, part-time, oral french, french speaking, diploma, language, culture, french literature, linguistic, travel, galway, nuigalway, communication skills|
|Gemmology (Diploma)||Science & Technology||gemmology, scientific studies, gemstone, gemstones, jewellery, geological settings, field trips, earth, materials, cut stones, crystals, minerals, laboratory, binocular microscope, refractometer|
|German (Diploma)||Languages||german, course, part-time, language, languages, german-speaking, german culture, germany, oral skills, german grammar, vocabulary, beginners, 20th century german, swiss, Austrian, intermediate|
|Health Promotion (Youth Health - Certificate)||Health Promotion||youth, health, youth health, health promotion, course, part-time, nuigalway, nui galway, specialist, certificate, level 7, national youth council, national youth council of ireland|
|Healthcare Simulation and Patient Safety (MSc, PDipSc)||Business / Management||Medical simulation; healthcare simulation; medical education|
|Irish Studies Online (Diploma)||Humanities & Social Sciences||irish studies, course, online course, diploma, part-time, ireland, irish life, traditional, irish culture, music, dance, modern ireland, celtic, history, literature, heritage, famine, gaelic|
|Italian (Diploma)||Languages||italian, part-time, course, language, language skills, italian culture, italian art, Italian history, Italy, diploma, nuigalway|
|Italian Online (Diploma)||Languages||Italian, Diploma, NUI Galway, online, Languages, adult learning, professional development|
|Lean and Quality Systems (Specialist Diploma)||Science & Technology||lean and quality systems, lean, quality, specialist, diploma, lean & quality, lean thinking, lean tools, quality science, six sigma, problem solving, business, green belt, engineers ireland|
|Learning and Development (Diploma)||Training & Education||learning, development, diploma, part-time course, managers, supervisors, skills, coaching, human resource management, online learning, project managers, team managers, coaching, mentoring|
|Management (Diploma)||Business / Management||diploma in management, management, business, business course, leadership, negotiation skills, management qualification, management skills, online courses, part-time, management skills, career, online|
|Marketing (Diploma)||Business / Management||diploma in marketing, marketing, diploma, part-time, online, marketing course, marketing of services, career, marketing research, negotiation skills, marketing management, marketing analytics|
|Medical Device Science (Specialist Diploma)||Science & Technology||medical device science, specialist diploma, medical device, anatomy, biocompatibility, device design, mechanics of solids, medical devices sector, technology, engineering, course, part-time, flexible|
|Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs and Quality (Cert)||Business / Management||Medical Technology, Regulatory affairs and Quality, EU, US and Global Medical Technology Regulatory requirements; Quality Management Systems, Risk Management, Labelling & Promotion; Design Assurance, Sterilisation and Biocompatability, Post Market Surveillance, postgraduate, graduate, medtech , Level 8, Certificate|
|Science & Technology Studies (Degree)||Science & Technology||science, technology, degree, engineering, management, information technology, IT, high-tech, industries, high-tech environments, managerial skills, problem solving, decision making, course, part-time|
|Science & Technology Studies (Diploma)||Science & Technology||science, technology, diploma, engineering, management, information technology, IT, high-tech, industries, high-tech environments, managerial skills, problem solving, decision making, course, part-time|
|Science, Technology, & Engineering (Foundation)||Science & Technology||science, technology, engineering, course, foundation, part-time, third level studies, third level education, biology, chemistry, physics, maths, applied writing, study skills, information technology|
|Social Care (Degree)||Social Care||social, care, social care, course, part-time, mental health, youth work, disability, children in care, older people, homeless services, addiction, CORU, coru, residential settings, health promotion|
|Software Engineering (Diploma)||Information Technology||software engineering, software engineering course, online course, online, diploma, part-time, programming, artificial intelligence, ai, information technology, it, cloud, io streams, java, unix|
|Spanish (Diploma)||Languages||spanish, language, languages, course, diploma, part-time, spanish-speaking, spanish language, spain, converse, write, communicative skills, written, spoken, culture, latin America, beginners, oral|
|Technology Enhanced Learning (Diploma)||Training & Education||technology enhanced learning, technology, digital learning, e-learning, learning, managers, leaders, course, part-time, flexible, online, TEL skills, eLeadership, project manager, team manager|
|Youth Community Development Practice (Diploma)||Community Education||community development, community development practice, community course, part-time, community engagement, youth work, social analysis, public policy, group work, communication skills, leadership|
|Youth Leadership and Community Action (Foundation Certificate)||Community Education||foundation, certificate, youth, leadership, community action, foróige, course, level 6, young people, part-time, confidence, life skills, effective leaders, empower, child and family, nuigalway|
|Youth Work Practice (Certificate)||Community Education||youth work practice, youth work, youth work course, youth, community development, certificate, part-time, community engagement, experiential learning, practical skills, theory, adolescence, society|