Entry Requirements

Programme Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for any of the Diploma programmes. Students who are aged 21 or over by January 1st of the year of admission are classified as mature students and gain entry on this basis.

Students applying to complete a part-time course at NUI Galway under the age of 21 may, in certain circumstances, be asked to fulfill the matriculation requirements of the University. If you are under 21, please log onto www.nuigalway.ie/adult-learning/faqs/qualifications-and-entry-requirements, where you will find a list of the matriculation entry requirements.

English Language Requirement 

All applicants, whose first language is not English, or who have not been educated through the medium of the English language during their two most recent years of study, must present one of the following qualifications in the English language: IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL (IBT): 92.

Please see this webpage for further information: https://www.nuigalway.ie/international-students/english.html

Basic computer skills will be an advantage. E-mail, internet and NUI Galway's online learning environment are in use throughout the course.

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