Through the Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development you can improve your professional knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis by taking a selection of modules on an individual standalone basis, without having to commit to a longer course of study.  We are accepting applications for the coming academic year starting in September 2023. Click on Courses below to view the courses available.


IUA universities are collaborating to lead the establishment of a National Framework for quality-assured micro-credentials, the first in Europe, under the MicroCreds project.

University of Galway are currently developing an agile suite of flexibly delivered micro-credentials as part of this project.

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How does CPD work?

As a busy professional you need to keep up to speed with the ever-changing workplace. We offer many flexible ways to develop your professional skills on a continuous basis.

This can range from one day seminars with leading experts and researchers, to modules using blended learning or online learning.

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Benefits of CPD

Busy professionals rarely have the time to set a career to one side in order to return to full-time education. Here’s how you can upskill part-time and fit it in around your packed schedule.


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About us

Our dynamic team of highly qualified educators has many years’ experience in the process of facilitating continuous professional development.

You can benefit from our ability to apply the theory of adult learning to the practicalities of delivering flexible learning to busy people.

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