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BS1156 Enterprise Modelling & Simulation
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1141 Applied Innovation
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1169 Manufacturing Technology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
Manufacturing technology provides the means for society to manufacture/ supply products to meet the needs of modern society. Manufacturing technology in this module covers:
• Engineering materials including metals, ceramics, polymers and composite materials.
• Manufacturing processes, both traditional and recently developed.
• Electronic manufacturing technologies.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1168 Automation 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1155 Problem Solving Tools & Techniques
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1159 Mechanics of Solids
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1146 Materials Science & Processes
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1161 Introduction to Quality Management
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1144 Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1149 Introduction to Operations Engineering
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1157 Human Anatomy & Physiology
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BST157 Environmental Leadership in Organisations
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
While environmental protection is a global issue, environmental activities occur at all levels with industrial and commercial environments playing a lead role. This module will explore local and global sustainability issues and their implications for industrial and commercial environments and examine case studies of environmental leadership in practice.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BST153 Environmental Management for Organisations
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
Drawing on contemporary examples, Environmental Planning and Management for Organisations will explore the roots and principles of environmental planning and management in practice, introducing students to a range of conceptual and practical approaches. This is a core module focusing on processes, scale and case studies in environmental planning in industrial and commercial organisations and laying the foundation for the other modules.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1145 Introduction to Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
The aim of the module is to introduce you to various disciplines that fall under the heading of Environmental Science and provide you with a rounded overview of the relative topics and concerns. Studying this module will give you facts and attitudes that will help you understand and evaluate current environmental issues.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1153 Maths 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
The course will be laid out as follows (delivery may vary):
• Trigonometry
• Functions
• Differentiation
• Applications of Differentiation
• Linear Systems
• Matrices
• Linear Systems and Matrix Equations
• Integration
• Linear Transformations
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
BS1148 Environmental Science
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1141 Statistics
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
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: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1143 Maths 2
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
The aim of this module is to introduce you to some useful and interesting advanced mathematical topics. You will learn about
• mathematical proof and logic (1 unit),
• complex numbers, roots and polynomials (3 units),
• eigenvalues of linear transformations (2 units),
• integration (9 units) and
• differential equations (1 unit).
The module builds on the mathematical skills that you have acquired in the Maths 1 module.
Credits: 10. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1150 Physics 1
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
Physics is concerned with exploring nature, discovering its principles and explaining and understanding the world around us.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
DT1148 Chemistry
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 4, 2021
Chemistry is concerned with molecules — what they are, and how and why they behave as they do. The aim of this module is to give you a solid understanding of the processes that occur at a molecular level. Equipped with this foundation you should be able to analyse and tackle real-life chemical problems.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/04 €380
TE2101 Leading and Managing Strategically
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
This module covers the broad spectrum of crafting strategy to provide effective opportunities for organisational and sectoral success. It discusses the nature of strategy, strategic leadership and management processes, business environment analysis, internal strategic capabilities, strategic options, strategic choice, strategy innovation, and the strategic management of change.
Online delivery September and October
Application deadline 27 August
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/09/06 €760
MG1001 Contemporary Management Thought (Semester 1)
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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 2021


Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/09/06 €390
MK7106 Qualitative Marketing Research
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
This module introduces the learner to the key fundamentals of Marketing Research Methods with particular focus on qualitative research techniques.
Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/09/06 €390
EC1001 Principles of Microeconomics
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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.
2021/09/06 €390
NU438 Advanced Wound Care Management
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
This module aims to provide opportunities to explore wound management in depth to enable critical practice in this specialised area of care.

The module can be used as part fulfilment of the MSc/PG Dip Health Science Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.
Delivered by national and international experts using blended learning.

Application deadline is 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU6123 Nursing Management of Patients Living with a Haematological Condition
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
This blended learning module aims to further develop the knowledge and skills of nurses working in Irish haematology settings. The module focuses on both malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.
Closing date 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU625 Teaching Effectively
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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.
2021/09/06 €850
NU605 Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU606 Principles and Practice of Acute Medical Nursing
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU6446 Quality of Life & Symptom Mgt in Children’s Palliative/Complex Care
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU6444 Care of the Child & Family with Palliative / Complex Needs
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU6622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 1)
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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 for Semester 1; 31 October for Semester 2.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
NU623 Clinical Governance: Supporting Safe Practice
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 6, 2021
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: €910.
2021/09/06 €910
EC8100 Economics of Public Policy
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 9, 2021
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). Apply by: 23 August

Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/09/09 €390
DT1159 CAD Modelling
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
Currently parametric 3D solid and surface models are the principal means of communicating design ideas and of developing new products and systems. One of the most widely-used 3D CAD software systems for creating these models is SolidWorks. This module will introduce you to the essential aspects of using SolidWorks productively and effectively.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/11 €380
DT1158 Database Applications
Beginning: Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
The module and its associated learning activities aim to introduce you to the core information in development of database systems. It includes analysis of system requirements, conceptual modelling and system specifications, their translation into a relational model, and use of the process of normalisation to minimise data duplication and anomalies in relational database tables.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/09/11 €380
Computer Architecture & Operating Systems
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 13, 2021
This module introduces the structure and operation of the various system components including the CPU, system buses and internal/external memory, with an emphasis on programming techniques and/or access mechanisms for those components. Application deadline 31 July 2021
Credits: 5. Cost: €585 EU.
2021/09/13 €585 EU
CT5155 Introduction to Relational Databases
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 13, 2021
This module introduces Databases, outlining the differences between Databases and File Systems and considering the importance of Abstraction. Concepts, Integrity Constraints and Design Principles for the Relational Model are investigated. The module also covers Relational Algebra, Querying, Structure Query Language (SQL), Conceptual Modelling, Relational Schema and Normalisation. Application deadline 31 July 2021.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/09/13 €585
EYS1112 Children’s Rights and Well Being: Current Issue
Beginning: Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021
This module will take as a starting point the ‘recognition that human rights are the entitlement of all people, acknowledging that children are individual rights holders. It will also recognise that children have specific rights through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child under which they have a right to achieve their full potential and participate in decisions that affect their lives. (Dates subject to change)
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2021/09/29 €865
EYS1114 Integrated Community-Based Work Practice
Beginning: Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021
This module explores the theoretical underpinning to integrated community-based work, looks at past approaches, and critically examines the ‘new’ direction in service provision. In particular, the module draws on the ethic of care and social ecological theories to analyse universal and targeted community-based responses to children and families, including such services as home support, child protection, disability services and programmes designed to address inclusion.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 5. Cost: €435.
2021/09/29 €435
EYS1115 Contemporary Perspectives on Play, Learning and Pedagogy
Beginning: Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021
This module explores contemporary issues and perspectives on play, learning and pedagogy concerning ECEC. Drawing from a range of theoretical perspectives, learners will explore and analyse existing debates, emerging issues and current approaches, with the aim of developing critical and reflective thinking skills, enabling transformative practice within the early years sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €865.
2021/09/29 €865
ED6180 STEM Resources for Teachers
Beginning: Friday, Oct. 1, 2021
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: €Free.
2021/10/01 €Free
TE1750 Project Planning, Management, Evaluation
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 11, 2021
This module introduces business and project management techniques. It focuses on tackling projects efficiently, managing productively, monitoring effectively and evaluating constructively.
Online delivery October and November
Closing date: 8 October

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/10/11 €380
TE122 Political and Social Context of Education
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 11, 2021
In this module you will examine how politics and policy is initiated, formulated and implemented in Ireland, with particular reference to the Irish education system
Online delivery in November
Application deadline 8 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/10/11 €760
MA1152 Mathematics
Beginning: Monday, Oct. 18, 2021
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

Credits: 5. Cost: €390.
2021/10/18 €390
CT609 Fundamentals of Programming
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021
This is intended as a foundational programming module, suitable for students with no previous experience of computer programming as well as those with moderate previous knowledge or knowledge of languages other than C. Application deadline 12 September 2021
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2021/11/08 €585
CT5156 Fundamentals of Databases
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021
This module begins with a review of Relational Design Principles before moving on to look at Efficiency in terms of Indexing and Query Optimisation. Further Design Principles such as Armstrong's Axioms, Closure, Minimal Cover Sets, Synthesis and Normalisation are covered. Transactions and a variety of Database Models are examined. Application deadline 31 July 2021
Credits: 10. Cost: €1100.
2021/11/08 €1100
TE1740 Organization Management Human Resources
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 15, 2021
Focusing on the area of human resource development, this module adds to your training expertise by studying topics such as organization development, employee involvement, training and team development.
Online delivery in November.
Application deadline 5 November.
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/11/15 €760
TE153 Critical Thinking
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 15, 2021
In this module you will study the concepts and techniques of critical thinking to enhance language clarity skills, information interpretation, evidence appraisal and reasoning skills.
Online workshop in November and December.
Application deadline 5 November.
Credits: 10. Cost: €760.
2021/11/15 €760
TE2104 Ethical Leadership
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 15, 2021
This module provides an opportunity to learn how to respond ethically to situations and decisions that frequently confront organisational managers and leaders. The governance and ethical consequences of decisions are explored to tease out consequent dilemmas and dimensions. The roles and responsibilities of managers and leaders are considered in light of values-based decisions and good corporate governance.
Online delivery in November.
Application deadline 5 November.
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2021/11/15 €380
TE1105 Effective Leadership
Beginning: Monday, Nov. 15, 2021
Effective Leadership is pivotal to successful organisational and sectoral performance. In this module, you will learn about leadership theories, typologies and taxonomies. Such a foundation is seen as strengthening leadership styles, optimising organisational and sectoral culture and driving overall success. You will explore how leadership styles, underpin innovation, facilitate individual empowerment and responsibility and build effective teams.

Credits: 5. Cost: €330.
2021/11/15 €330
BS1142 Product & Process Development
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
In Product and Process Development, you are introduced to the methods and techniques used to take an initial idea for a new product concept from the drawing board right through to the marketplace. As you progress through the course, you will be introduced to the different stages involved in developing a new product:
1 Identification of customer needs
2 Concept generation
3 Concept selection
4 Concept testing
5 Product specification
6 Product launch
Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2022/01/08 €380
BS1150 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
The module aims to:
Present a curriculum in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
Provide easy-to-access, state-of-the-art reference material in the area of technology innovation and entrepreneurship to help learners to understand the essential fundamental concepts involved in the discipline.

Credits: 5. Cost: €380.
2022/01/08 €380
MK8104 Negotiation Skills
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
Negotiation is a dialogue to discover common ground among parties with differing aims, needs and perspectives in order to achieve a solution that as far as possible meets people's interests. It is a process by which parties pursue a mutually acceptable outcome, which typically involves elements of creativity and compromise. Dates are subject to change.

Closing date for applications: 1 Oct
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2022/01/10 €405
EC7102 Macroeconomics and the Business Environment
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This is an intermediate macroeconomics module dealing with the theory and practice of macroeconomics. It builds upon the concepts and principles covered in first year macroeconomics. The objective of the module is to understand the core models in (short-run) macroeconomic theory and to learn how these theories can be applied to various short-run policy issues, both domestically (Ireland) and in an international (EU/eurozone) setting.
Closing date for applications: 4 Jan
Credits: 5. Cost: €405.
2022/01/10 €405
MK7108 Marketing Analytics & Research
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
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.
2022/01/10 €390
EC426.3 Ireland in the Global Economy
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
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.
2022/01/10 €390
EC1002 Principles of Macroeconomics
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
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.
2022/01/10 €390
NU634 Dementia Care: Transforming Practice
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This module will provide you with an advanced understanding of dementia. The module aims to enable healthcare professionals to provide person-centred care that enhances the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers. This module has been developed using the latest evidence from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
NU644 Student-Centered Teaching & Learning: Active Engagement Strategies
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This module aims to broaden and build students’ repertoire of teaching strategies beyond traditional didactic approaches. Students will also explore the concept of “student engagement” and will examine how to: (1) incorporate active learning strategies into their classes and (2) use technologies to support teaching and promote student interest. Approaches to skills teaching in simulated and practice settings are also addressed.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
NU6445 (UCD) Specialist Understanding of Complex Care for Children
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This module focuses on the central concepts of care that underpin specialist practice in complex care for children and their families. The organisation of health services for this population will be explored, as well as factors influencing care delivery- including the role of technology, the organisation of care services, and issues pertaining to quality care and clinical governance. The module is taught in UCD, Dublin.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
PO5102 Vascular Disease
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This level 9 module has been developed as a collaborative initiative between the Vascular Team, Saolta University HealthCare Group, the Discipline of Podiatric Medicine and the School of Nursing at NUI Galway. The management of patients with disease requires a multidisciplinary approach, expert knowledge and a dedication to service provision and service development underpinned by evidence-based practice.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
PO5101 Management Diabetic Foot Disease
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This level 9 module is designed to facilitate development of multifaceted skills required when managing the foot conditions found in patients with diabetes.
This module will provide students with the theoretical knowledge regarding elements of the management of Diabetic Foot Disease that will underpin the development of their clinical practice and clinical skills.Application deadline for this module is 31 October.

Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
NU502 Advanced Research Methods
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
This module is designed to enable students explore the methodological and practical issues about research. It will help students determine the appropriate research design for research questions in their practice and identify how to source, evaluate and implement evidence in practice.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
NU622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 2)
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
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.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
NU6104 Management of Venous Leg Ulceration
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
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 is 31 October.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
NU568 High Dependency Maternity Care
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
Building upon existing knowledge and skills, this module seeks to enable practitioners to anticipate, assess, plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate care by enabling them to develop the specialised knowledge and skills required for working with women who require high dependency care in pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period.
Credits: 10. Cost: €910.
2022/01/10 €910
ET1511 Research Methods for Physiotherapists and Health Care Professionals
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022
In this module the student will learn various methodologies involved in conducting research in the health care setting. Some of the topics covered would include academic writing, presentation of research findings, systematic research appraisal and synthesis of knowledge, Hypothesis development, research design and methodological approaches.
Credits: 5. Cost: €850.
2022/01/15 €850
ET1503 Physiologic Evaluation of Exercise and Fitness
Beginning: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022
In this module the student will learn about the physiological basis for assessment of fitness and responses to exercise and training. The candidate will be expected to understand the physiological principles underlying different types of training and to be familiar with current trends in training techniques and practically useful fitness assessment.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2022/01/15 €850
CT610 Software Engineering
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 17, 2022
This module will provide students with the fundamental software engineering knowledge necessary to develop and deliver quality software products. This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns. Application deadline21 Nov 2021
Credits: 10. Cost: €1100.
2022/01/17 €1100
CT5154 Introduction to Information Retrieval
Beginning: Monday, Jan. 17, 2022
Information Retrieval (IR) deals with the identification of relevant information based on users’ needs. IR is used in web search engines, digital libraries, recommender systems, etc. This module is designed to explain and analyse techniques to deal with large amounts and types, of information. Application deadline 21 November 2021.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2022/01/17 €585
ET1514 Exercise Prescription for Rehabilitation
Beginning: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022
The candidate will be expected to be familiar with the case for and against exercise in relation to disease prevention and treatment of disease and disability. In addition the candidate should understand the mechanisms of benefit, the guidelines and safety considerations for exercise prescription. T
Credits: 5. Cost: €850.
2022/02/15 €850
ET1504 Exercise in Population Health and Exercise as Therapy
Beginning: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022
The candidate will be expected to be familiar with the case for and against exercise in relation to disease prevention and treatment of disease and disability. In addition the candidate should understand the mechanisms of benefit, the guidelines and safety considerations for exercise prescription.
Credits: 10. Cost: €850.
2022/02/15 €850
CT619 Object Oriented Programming
Beginning: Monday, Mar. 14, 2022
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. Recognising that programming requires skill as well as knowledge, this module places emphasis on the practical aspects of developing significant Java programs using a professional development environment. Application deadline 16 January 2022
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2022/03/14 €585
CT5157 Data Mining
Beginning: Monday, Mar. 14, 2022
This module introduces Data Mining before getting into the detail of the subject area with the following topics:
Data Preprocessing
Association Rules
Classification
Evaluation
Clustering

Application deadline 16 January 2022
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2022/03/14 €585
CT621 Artificial Intelligence
Beginning: Monday, May. 16, 2022
The module begins by examining the concept of AI and as well highlighting some important real-world applications of AI. It then presents search strategies currently employed in AI research. This is developed further by the examination of the functional programming language Prolog. The second half of the module looks at Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning. It also deals with the topic of uncertainty in AI. Application deadline 20 March 2022.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2022/05/16 €585
CT5114 Distributed Systems and Cloud Technologies
Beginning: Monday, May. 16, 2022
The module will provide students with a good understanding of how to design and implement internet based distributed applications. The emphasis will be on explaining and evaluating the standard APIs and frameworks that are commonly used. Application deadline 20 March 2022
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2022/05/16 €585
CT618 Object Oriented Design
Beginning: Monday, May. 16, 2022
This course emphasises a holistic view to the development of software systems: software engineering encompasses technology, business, organisational and human concerns. The course brings together the various software components (technology) and the diverse issues impacting their development (process, project, people) to improve software product quality. Application deadline 20 March 2022.
Credits: 5. Cost: €585.
2022/05/16 €585

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