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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.
|Title||Sample placement roles||Placement Timeline||Placement Officer|
|BA (Gaeilge)||Cúntóir teanga, riarachán, Aistriúchán, cúntóir foghlama (bunscoile nó meánscoile).||Jan 2021 - Apr 2021||Caroline Ní Fhlatharta|
|BA (Journalism)||Newspaper/magazine intern, Radio intern, Broadcast intern, Communications intern, Marketing intern, PR intern.||Sept 2020 - Apr 2021||Emma Marron|
|BSc (Applied Social Sciences)||Policy, research, planning, development or client facing roles in the following sectors:
Irish/International NGO’s, Environmental/sustainability organisations, Local government, Community/youth organisations, Social Care organisations.
|Jan 2021 - May 2021||Emma Marron|
|BA (Children’s Studies)||Primary School Classroom Assistant – Domestic and International, Special Needs Assistant, Early Years education/Montessori Classroom Assistant, Play Specialist / Play Therapy, Youth Work, Disability Support Services, Performing Arts, Children’s Literature.||Jan 2021 - Apr 2021||Brídín Quinn|
|BA Child Youth and Family: Policy and Practise||Largely client facing roles in the following sectors:
Primary Education, (School Classroom Assistant, Special Needs Assistant roles), Play Therapy, Youth Work, Performing Arts, Child Protection, Family and Community Support services, NGO’s, Social Care including Disability Support Services and Homelessness support services.
|Sept 2020 - May 2021||Brídín Quinn|
|BA Music||Music teachers in schools, on music programmes or music organisations. Composition, music technology, recording & production, orchestra, event management, youth organisations, music therapy.||Jan 2021 - May 2021||Placement|
|BA Data Science||Data Science roles, data analyst, data engineer, statistician, business analyst, test engineer.||Jan 2021 - May 2021||Placement|
|BA English and Media Studies||Newspaper/magazine intern, Radio intern, Broadcast intern, Communications intern, Marketing intern, PR intern,teaching, culture, hrm roles,public relations, editing, publishing, research||Jan 2021 - May 2021||Placement|
|BA Film and Digital Media||Creative industries, including film and television production, digital design and content creation, cultural administration, screenwriting and digital marketing.||Jan 2021 - May 2021||Placement|
|BA Digital Arts and Technology||Information technology, education, creative arts, cultural heritage and cultural industries, public relations, social media, journalism, UX UI design, digital marketing.||Jan 2021 - May 2021||Placement|