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School of Nursing and Midwifery Professional Credit Award module application form

There are two steps in this Application Process:
1. Fill in the Online Application Form, see below.
2. Then post in the Relevant Supporting Documentation, see below.

1. Online Application:
Please note that you cannot save and submit this form--it must be completed at one sitting. You should scroll down this page first to see all the questions. There is a 500-word personal statement required: you may prefer to type this in another application (e.g., Word) and then cut and paste in the data to the relevant space below. Thank you.

(Those marked with * must be answered).






Gender*:

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Nationality*:



Address*: (please complete all four lines)







Education and Training*:

Employment details*:

Module Selection*:

To apply for one or two individual modules please indicate your selection below (tick relevant checkbox/es).

  • IMPORTANT: The fee for a single Professional Credit Award module is €850 (this is subject to change at the discretion of the Fees Office).
  • Please note: If you wish to apply for the full Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (six modules) or the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing/Midwifery (three modules) please apply at www.pac.ie/nuigalway.
  • Further information on modules can be found here.

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Starting January
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2. Supporting Documentation Required:
Please post the following documentation to support your application before the closing date to Mari Moran, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Aras Moyola, NUI Galway.

  1. Copy of your passport photo page or birth certificate (if you have never been a student of NUI Galway).
  2. Copy of original transcript of previous studies undertaken (if you have never been a student of NUI Galway).
  3. A letter of support from your Director of Nursing/Assistant Director of Nursing.
  4. If you select module 'Introduction to Clinical Supervision: Supporting Continuing Professional Development [NU622]' a letter from Director of Nursing stating that you will be facilitated to receive 6 hours CS and to deliver CS in the practice area should also be submitted.


Offers for places on Professional Credit Award modules are made within one month after the closing date. If your application has not been acknowledged by August 15th/November 30th 2014, please contact mari.moran@nuigalway.ie.

Please check that you have answered all questions. When completed, please press "Submit" to send your application.  You will then be sent to an acknowledgement page so you will know it was successfully submitted.


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