Micro-credentials at University of Galway

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Micro-credentials are short, flexible courses designed to fit around your life. Micro-credentials are quality-assured and accredited by leading Irish universities. They are offered online, face-to-face or through blended learning (a combination of both). These short courses are taught by leading academics and are created in collaboration with Industry. Micro-credentials can be taken as standalone modules or could be stacked into larger qualifications over time. 


You can avail of these short courses to gain specific skills needed to future proof your career. So whether you want to upskill, reskill or discover a skill you never knew you had, Micro-credentials are a great way to stay ahead. 


In the academic year 2023/24, University of Galway provided more than 40 micro-credentials. With a significant portion of them being available during Semester 2, you still have an opportunity to sign up this academic year. 


Currently we have micro-credentials available across various subject areas such as Sustainability, AI, Law and Humanities. 


Browse through universityofgalway.ie/micro-credentials to discover the range of courses on offer at the University or email microcreds@universityofgalway.ie if you have any questions. 

Steven Galvin

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