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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI 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
NUI 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.
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At NUI 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.
The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development has now made it even easier to experience learning through CPD - Continuing Professional Development.
What is CPD?
CPD is a process by which you manage your own professional knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis. CPD gives you the opportunity to record, review and reflect on your learning. It is essential for continued employment and advancement.
How does CPD work?
You can take a selection of modules on a separate, standalone basis. Our modules are industry focused and provide an ideal opportunity to upskill in your profession and add to your CPD portfolio.
What modules are available through CPD?
Some modules have been completed for the 2017/2018 academic year. Modules for 2018/2019 academic year will be uploaded in August/September 2018. See lists below of sample modules offered.
Sample modules offered: Social Inclusion, Civic Engagement & the Modern State, Community Health, Volunteering: Theory, Policy & Practice
Contact: 091 495241/495472 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|21 Mar - 1 Jul 2018||EC201: Intermediate Microeconomics
This course is designed for students from a non-economics background who are thinking of applying for a postgraduate programme that requires applicants to have taken a preparatory course in microeconomics.
Early Childhood Studies
|3 Mar 2018 (Galway) OR 10 Mar 2018 (Limerick)||ECS306: Working in Varied Care & Education Settings||5 ECTS||€330|
|10 Mar 2018 (Galway)||ECS103: Creative Development in Early Years||5 ECTS||€330|
Sample modules offered: Health, Hygiene & Nutrition in Early Childhood, Promoting Inclusion in Early Years Care and Education, The Child and Family in Irish Law, Effective Leadership for the Childcare Sector, Child Protection & Safety in Childcare Services, Management Skills for Childcare Environments, Psychology – The Developing Child 1 & 2, Implementing the Early Years Curriculum, Working in Varied Care & Education Settings, Creative Development in Early Years
Sample modules offered: Advanced Studies in French Literature, Advanced French for Written and Oral Communications, Extended Essay in French, Archaeology Practice 1
Contact: 091 492144 • Email: email@example.com
|Mar - May||Fundamentals of Programming||5 ECTS||€1,100|
|May - July
Provides students with the fundamental software engineering knowledge necessary to develop and deliver quality software.
|Mar - May
May - July
|Object Oriented Design*
Introduces students to Object Oriented Design, the Unified Modelling Language (UML) and Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools.
|May – July||Distributed Systems and the Cloud*
Provides a good understanding of designing and implementing internet based distributed applications. Uses Java and API's to create networked applications.
|Mar – May||Object Oriented Programming*
This module provides detailed coverage of Object Oriented (OO) programming principles. It focuses on programming in Java, an OO language that is modern, vendor-independent, and widely used in industry.
*Prior to registering, you may need to complete one of the other modules from the list above.
Check your eligability. Further information at www.nuigalway.ie/itonline
Digital Marketing Strategy and Management, Marketing Analytics
Contact: 091 492741 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Science & Technology – Level 7 & 8
Level 7: Maths 1, Organisational Behaviour, Physics 2, Biology & Biotechnology 1 & 2, Introduction to Environmental Science, Science, Technology & Innovation, Database Applications, Introduction to Management Science, Analytical Chemistry, Design of Engineering Systems
Level 8: Product & Process Development, Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Automation 2, Machine Design, Quality Science & Six Sigma, Lean Thinking Lean Tools, Biocompatibility & Device Design, Medical Device Science
Social Care Management and Leadership in Social Care Settings
Contact: 091 493874 • Email: email@example.com
Technology Management (Level 9)
|Jan - May||People Management for Technology Organisations||10||€875|
|Jan - May||Six Sigma||10||€875|
|Jan - May||Managing Technology Projects||5||€875|
|Jan - May||Improving Business Processes||5||€875|
|Jan - May||Technology, Finance & Capital||5||€875|
|Jan - May||Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship||5||
Training & Education
Sample modules offered: The Virtual Learning Environment, Organisational Management: Human Resources, Problem Management and Creativity, Critical Thinking, Coaching for Improved Performance, Quality Assurance: Monitoring, Evaluation Assessment, Management of Innovation, Quality Assurance: Monitoring, Evaluation Assessment, Course Design, Learning in Groups, Project Planning, Management and Evaluation, Understanding Communities, Course Delivery
Contact: 091 494060 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org