Course Description

Form & Function of the Human Body (Specialist Diploma)

NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development

The specialist diploma awards are particularly suitable for students requiring medium-term upskilling for career advancement or for those interested in focused study in this subject area for personal or topical interest. The specialist diplomas are linked to the degree cycle of the modular programme in Science & Technology Studies which allow students to specialise by choosing from a range of electives. These elective modules are also available as independent awards which students may take for the purposes of upskilling or retraining in the area of Environmental Sustainability, Medical Device Science, Lean & Quality Systems or Form & Function of the Human Body.

This course is running again in 2020

College Name NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development
Course Category Biology, Science & the Built Environment
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Location Galway, Ireland
Delivery mode Blended Learning - Elearning / Skills Workshops
Course Start Date 1st September 2020
Course Fee €1,900 p.a. (€2,400 p.a. Non-EU)
Course Duration 1-year, part-time
Title of Awarding Specialist Diploma
Entry Requirements Applicants must have successfully completed the Diploma in Science & Technology Studies or a related Diploma, or otherwise prove that they satisfy the prerequisites of each of the modules as listed in the course details section.
Career Path The course will allow medical device operatives and technicians to advance their biomedical knowledge. It will be beneficial to those from a science or engineering background who wish to transfer existing skills and develop specialist knowledge in order to move into the medical devices sector. It will also be of benefit to current Medical Device Engineers by providing insight into the ultimate environment of their products.
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