How To Apply

Making your application

The applications are made via Postgraduate Application System. Please choose to apply to Adult Learning CPD. You can find a helpful information and video from CPD How to Apply page. The module names and taught semesters can be found on our Professional Credit Award page.

For modules starting in September  2022 - deadline EXTENDED until Thursday 14th of July 2022
                     choose Postgrad CPD in Nursing and Midwifery - September (PFC1)

For modules starting in January 2023 - deadline Monday 31st of October 2022
                     choose Postgrad CPD in Nursing and Midwifery - January (PFC5)

For Best Practice in Cervical Smear Taking module -  module has reached full capacity.

A non-refundable application fee of €35 is paid online at this stage by credit or debit card.

The application form includes your contact details (please use your official name), PPS number, educational background, employment details. The following support documentation needs to be uploaded after you have submitted the application:

1)       Letter of Support from your Director of Nursing or Midwifery or Senior Manager
           (Module support letter template).
            - Students applying for Clinical Supervision: Supporting Continuing Professional Development
               (NU6622 or NU622) module need a letter from the Director of Nursing (or Senior Manager)
               stating that they will be supported during the module, as students will receive CS and will be
               required to deliver 6 hours of CS in the practice area
              (Clinical Supervision support letter template).

2)       Personal Statement (Please outline briefly your reasons for applying for this Professional Credit Award
            Module, approximately 200 words.)

3)       Proof of Identity (Copy of your passport photo page, driving licence or birth certificate)

4)       Proof of Registration with Professional Body (if applicable, otherwise please submit a document
            briefly explaining why not applicable)

5)       Copy of original transcript of previous studies undertaken (if you have never been a student of
            NUI Galway).

Note your application cannot be processed without the supporting documentation.

What happens to my application form after I apply?

Once you apply online your application is assessed in accordance with the module selection criteria. Successful applicants are informed via email. You will need to accept your module place using the online applications portal.

The process of assessing applications and offering places may take between three and four weeks after the closing date and you are advised to regularly check the email address used for correspondence as all course communication will be sent to you at this email address.

Additional registration details and communication from the School of Nursing and Midwifery will be issued to all applicants approximately two weeks before the module commences, informing you of the registration date and Orientation day schedule.  Click here to find information about the workshop days. 

If you have any queries

Please contact Professional Credit Award administrator

Mari Moran (Mornings: Wednesday - Friday)
School of Nursing & Midwifery 
NUI Galway
T: 091 493740

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