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BST104 Applied Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
This module aims to provide you with important insights into innovation and how it may be applied to any organisation. The module introduces you to practical tools and techniques from literature to improve the innovation process and generate successful ideas, learn to recognise the drivers and challenges you will encounter along the way.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
BST106 Materials Science & Processes
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
Materials science is an interdisciplinary field applying the properties of matter to various areas of science and engineering. This scientific field investigates the relationship between the structure of materials at atomic or molecular scales and their macroscopic properties. It incorporates elements of applied physics and chemistry.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
DS101 Introduction to Quality Management
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
The aim of the module is to give an effective and functional overview of Quality Management. It will: • introduce you to the role that Quality Management plays in the workplace • make you aware of the how to implement a range of quality strategies and tools • inform you about the impact that quality has on the organisation as a whole.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
DS104 Introduction to Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
The aim of the module is to give you an understanding of how operations are designed and managed. • It will develop your knowledge of best practice for the design of products and manufacturing processes. • It will develop your commercial awareness of how well designed products and processes can give competitive advantage to a firm in the marketplace. • It will introduce the importance of planning and control, ensuring good performance of any company.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
DS107 Information Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
This module covers an introduction to computer hardware, software, operating systems, networks, the internet and WWW and an introduction to the cloud as well as On-premises based computer applications such as MS Office. All tutorials are computer-based. General Aims: Introduction to computer architecture: hardware, software, operating systems, networks, the Internet, the Cloud and the World Wide Web Introduction to computer applications such as MS Office & Screencasting
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
BST117 Human Anatomy & Physiology
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
This module offers a fascinating insight of the human body, focusing in particular on its form (Anatomy) and function (Physiology). Anatomy is the science of body structures and their relationship to each other. Originally this information was discovered by clinical dissection of cadavers and nowadays this knowledge has been enhanced by modern imaging techniques such as MRI. Physiology is the study of the function of each of these anatomical structures, in essence how each body part works.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
DS123 Analytical Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
The aim of this module is to give you an introduction to some of the methods used in analytical chemistry and provide you with a good understanding of the molecular processes underlying these analytical methods. Equipped with this information, you should be able to analyse and tackle real-life chemical problems. The module introduces analytical chemistry by describing the entire lifecycle of a sample: how to obtain, pre-treat, and analyse it.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
DS150 Statistics
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
The aim of this module is to give you a broad foundation in statistics and to build on this foundation so that you have the necessary confidence and statistical skills to visualise and interpret data. This module will also help you to develop a working knowledge of the statistical package Minitab. The appendix booklet provides examples of how to use Minitab. You can apply the knowledge and skills learned in the various units to Minitab.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
BST108 Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
This module aims to enhance your understanding and appreciation of environment-related disciplines. It provides you with facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues critically, evaluate technological advances, and put environmental issues into a legal perspective. In this module we have linked current environmental concerns with traditional science and social-economic issues.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/08/24 €380
ECS403 Irish Social, Family and Childcare Policies: Critical Analysis
Beginning: Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
This module will expose students to the theories and frameworks that underpin the development of social policy in general and the historical evolution of Irish social policy in particular. Developments in policy with respect to families in Ireland will be analysed through the examination of government reports, programmes, schemes and funded services delivered on a statutory and voluntary basis.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2019/08/30 €660
NU6622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 1)
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This module on clinical supervision (CS) aims to provide the students with the required knowledge and practical skills to become effective supervisees/supervisors, and will thus enhance the implementation of CS frameworks in practice. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU625 Teaching Effectively
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This module has been developed by the education team at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway. This is an interactive module that aims to provide a theoretical and practical exposure at helping the learner to begin teaching. When we talk about teaching, this applies to teaching learners, patients/clients or their families. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU605 Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This module aims to provide graduate nurses with the specialised knowledge and skills to assess, prioritise, respond to and manage challenging acute care episodes. Supporting students to broaden and deepen their knowledge and skills has the potential to enable them to identify client deterioration more quickly and minimise avoidable emergencies. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU606 Principles of Acute Medical Nursing
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This post graduate module is intended for those who work in an acute medical setting and builds on the core clinical skills and theories covered in the module “Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration”. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU150 Palliative Approaches to Symptom Management
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
The aim of this module is to enhance students’ understanding and knowledge of the philosophy, principles and practice of pain and symptom management in caring for individuals with life limiting illness. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU6446 Quality of Life & Symptom Management in Children’s Palliative / Complex C
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This module focuses on developing in depth comprehension of the philosophy of palliative care for children and the application of key concepts in relation to the assessment and management of symptoms. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU6104 Management of Venous Leg Ulceration
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This module aims to give participants opportunities to explore the topic of venous leg ulceration in depth in order to enable critical practice in this specialised area of care. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU568 High Dependency Maternity Care
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
Specialised clinical knowledge and skills in midwives and other health professionals can help minimise potentially avoidable maternal mortality in women requiring high dependency maternity care. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU6444 Care of the Child & Family with Palliative / Complex Needs
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
Although death in childhood is relatively uncommon, the specific care needs of the child and family require a reflective, family centred and evidence-based approach to practice. This module provides students with the opportunity to explore what life-limiting illness means in the context of childhood and gain an overview of the key concepts which make palliative care for children and their families different to palliative care offered to adults. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
NU623 Clinical Governance: Supporting Safe Practice
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
The module is guided by the National Patient Safety Framework (The Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2005) and the WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide for Medical Schools (World Health Organisation, 2009). Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2019/09/05 €850
BST129 Manufacturing Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019
Manufacturing technology provides the means for society to manufacture/ supply products to meet the needs of modern society.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/09/07 €380
BST128 Automation 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019
Automation is a key competitive resource which enables Western industries to achieve greater productivity and to compete globally on cost. The module begins with an overview of how automation has become important for industry, and the key strategies adopted by industry to deploy automation in order to improve competitiveness. Automation is used to improve a number of key performance indicators.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/09/07 €380
BST119 Mechanics of Solids
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019
Mechanics of Solids is an important subject in engineering which deals with the behaviour of solid bodies subjected to various types of loading. This field of study is also known as the ‘Mechanics of materials’, ‘Strength of materials’ and ‘Mechanical of Deformable bodies’. This course in Mechanics of Solids gives you the opportunity to learn a basic engineering subject and, at the same time, develop your analytical and problem solving abilities.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/09/07 €380
DS158 Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019
Operations Engineering is the know-how that factories/organisations use to produce goods and services. It is the process knowledge that has been learned from past experience and innovation from engineering disciplines. This module explains what is involved in operations engineering and identifies the function of operations engineering. It explains the transformation of systems which produce goods and services and identifies the decisions that operations engineers make.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/09/07 €380
MK7106 Qualitative Marketing Research
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
This module introduces the learner to the key fundamentals of Marketing Research Methods with particular focus on qualitative research techniques.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2019/09/09 €390
MG1002 Contemporary Management Thought (Semester 1)
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
The central aim of this module is to examine the theory and practice of the management process today. It discusses the core concepts of management and the role of the manager, the skills and ability they require to manage the organisation successfully. Furthermore, it focuses on the manager as a person, their personal characteristics, values and attitudes and how these elements can impact and influence the organisation and its culture. Application Deadline 23 August 2019
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2019/09/09 €390
EC8100 Economics of Public Policy
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
This course examines the role of government in society from an economic perspective. We will engage in a discussion on the nature of public goods, market failure, and other issues which are intimately related to fiscal policy in the general setting. We will then use this general framework to engage in high-level analysis of issues which are particularly topical in contemporary Ireland (e.g. developments in health, housing, and agricultural policy). Deadline for applications: 23 August
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2019/09/09 €390
EC3300 Health Economics
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
This module is designed to give you a basic grounding in the theory and practice of health economics. Health economics is the application of economic theory, models and empirical techniques to the analysis of decision-making by individuals, health care providers and governments with respect to health and health care Closing date for applications: 23 August
Credits: 10. Cost: €780.
2019/09/09 €780
EC1001 Principles of Microeconomics
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
This module provides an introduction to a core area of economics known as microeconomics. It considers the operation of a market economy and the problem of how best to allocate scarce resources. In this course students will learn how demand and supply interact to determine market prices and how government intervention can affect market outcomes.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2019/09/09 €390
MD1521 Cellular Manufacturing 1: Bioprocessing
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 9, 2019
This course aims to instil a fundamental knowledge of biomanufacturing, including cellular expansion and biobanking and advances in bioreactor technology. The overall scope of the module is broad, ranging from the fundamental biology of mammalian cell culture to engineering advancements leading to automated biomanufacturing of clinical therapies with constant emphasis on the production of advanced medicinal products.
Credits: 10. Cost: €944.
2019/09/09 €944
ECS301 Children and Families in Society
Beginning: Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
This module examines children and families and how they interact with, and are affected by, the wider society in which they live. The module looks at different definitions of ‘family’, and considers key theories of family life. It outlines historical notions of the family and the impacts of culture on the family. It discusses children’s lives and contemporary and historical ideas about childhood. Application deadline: 9 August.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2019/09/13 €660
MK5133 Marketing Performance & Productivity
Beginning: Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
This module aims to develop a student’s skills, as a professional marketer, in analysing a range of marketing performance and productivity decisions which are central to the success of the Marketing function within any organisation.
Credits: 10. Cost: €435.
2019/09/13 €435
BST116 Enterprise Modelling & Simulation
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019
Enterprise modelling is the process of building models of whole or part of an enterprise with process models, data models, resource models and/or new processes etc. Enterprise modelling deals with the process of understanding an enterprise and improving its performance through creation of enterprise models. It is based on knowledge about the enterprise, previous models and/or reference models.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/09/14 €380
BST115 Problem Solving Tools & Techniques
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019
Problem Solving Tools and Techniques is designed to give you an understanding of the tools and techniques used by organisations to implement Six Sigma projects. Six Sigma project leaders need to analyse problems to decide which ones to target as Six Sigma projects. The aim of this module is to give you a broad overview of the tools and techniques that are used in Six Sigma projects.
Credits: 6. Cost: €380.
2019/09/14 €380
NU581 Best Practice in Cervical Smear Taking
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019
The module is aimed at Nurses or Healthcare Professionals working in clinical settings which take cervical smears. It aims to give health professionals the knowledge and skills required for an effective cervical screening programme. Application deadline 15 July.
Credits: 10. Cost: €550.
2019/09/19 €550
ECS204 Quality Awareness in Early Learning
Beginning: Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
The OECD (2006) identified the following aspects of quality in childcare contexts which we can evaluate and measure: • Orientation quality • Structural quality • Educational concept and practice • Operational quality • Child outcome quality/performance standards • Parent/community outreach and participation • Interaction or process quality This module addresses all of the above aspects of quality and explores the history and context of quality in ECCE services.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2019/10/04 €660
ED6175 MedTech Resources to Engage Primary and Secondary Students in STEM
Beginning: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
This programme has ten places available for five primary and five secondary school teachers, with priority placement given to teachers from DEIS schools. Participants will learn about and receive resources for the classroom including science engagement activities, science capital teaching approach methods, and lesson plan kits developed by teachers for teachers, that are linked with the primary and junior cycle science curricula.
Credits: 10. Cost: €TBC.
2019/10/15 €TBC
MG7102 Leading and Managing People
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
This course provides a solid foundation to the study of Leading and Managing People. The material delivered and presented highlights the practicality of the issues involved in work and employment, and specifically in managing and leading people. People management is essentially about leading and managing people in a way that both maximises and rewards the contribution each individual makes in the organisation. Deadline for applications: 14 October 2019
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2019/10/21 €390
MA1152 Mathematics
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
The aim of this module is to introduce the basic mathematical principles, techniques and applications that are useful for students in business, economics, management and the social sciences. This is not a course in pure mathematics – each topic in the module will have relevant, real-life applications. There will be an emphasis on mathematical modelling of practical problems Deadline for applications: 14 October 2019
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2019/10/21 €390
ECS308 Effective Leadership and Professionalism for the Early Years Sector
Beginning: Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019
Within the Early Childhood field, there is growing evidence linking the role of leadership to the improvement of quality within Early Years provision for young children and their families. Furthermore, leadership is viewed as one of the key ingredients required in order to ensure the continued professionalisation of the sector. This module examines leadership qualities and skills — what they are, and how to develop them — in the context of early childhood education and care.
Credits: 10. Cost: €660.
2019/11/02 €660
NU6622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 2)
Beginning: Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020
This module on clinical supervision (CS) aims to provide the students with the required knowledge and practical skills to become effective supervisees/supervisors, and will thus enhance the implementation of CS frameworks in practice. Application deadline 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2020/01/09 €850
EC426.3 Ireland in the Global Economy
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This module explores Ireland’s economic experience in the global economy using a comparative historical approach, grounded in an understanding of globalisation as a process of economic integration. The module aims to: explore Ireland’s economic experience in the context of globalisation processes. Introduce learners to the approaches and methods of the ‘new comparative economic history’. Deadline for applications: 8 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
EC1002 Principles of Macroeconomics
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This course provides an introduction to core concepts of macroeconomics: how to measure gross domestic product, inflation and unemployment as well as the role played by government fiscal and monetary policy. Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. The pre-requisite for enrolling on this module is that applicants have completed EC1001 Principles of Microeconomics. Deadline for applications: 8 January
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/13 €390
MK5129 Inbound Marketing
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
Inbound marketing is used by both global companies (e.g. Starbucks, Taco Bell, American Express, Microsoft, Tesco...the list goes on) and small businesses alike as a means of engaging their target audience, driving quality lead growth and ultimately their bottom line. Application closing date 8 January 2020 Application closing date 8 January 2020
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2020/01/13 €435
MK5130 Digital Marketing Strategy
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and skill-set to conceptualise and deliver a creative digital marketing campaign, which can be integrated into an overall marketing strategy. Application closing date: 8 January 2020
Credits: 10. Cost: €810.
2020/01/13 €810
MK5104 Marketing Analytics
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
This module will introduce you to the major components of marketing and sales analytics across multiple channels. You will be introduced to how current analytical tools and techniques generate analytics to support data-driven decisions in such areas as marketing insights, competitive analysis, strategy, segmentation, promotions, and a number of approaches to generated social media analytics.
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2020/01/13 €435
MK7108 Marketing Analytics & Research
Beginning: Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020
Successful organisations direct all their efforts to giving customers what they want, while still earning a profit. The critical factor in such market dominance is the extensive use of data from Marketing Research. To be truly marketing orientated, companies have to make data work and be information driven. Marketers must actively engage with data searches, analyse, summarisation, interpretation, visualisation and presentation for intelligent marketing decision making and action.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/01/19 €390
AR3300 Archaeology in Practice 1
Beginning: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020
The first part of this module introduces students to the discipline of archaeology and provides the theoretical and methodological foundations for later work. The first weeks are devoted to a series of topics designed to introduce students to modern archaeology, its historical development, aims and practices.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2020/02/01 €390

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