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NUIG Short Courses

    evening courses in Galway with NUIG

    The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at NUI Galway offers a series of short, non-accredited courses in a number of different subject areas each Autumn.

    Designed for students with an interest in the subjects on offer, these courses may provide participants with an opportunity to meet interesting people to discuss ideas with, to find out more about specific study subjects and also to experience the world of lifelong learning.

    The short courses start the week beginning 30th September and are run over 8 weeks, one evening per week (7 to 9pm) – with the exception of Introduction to the Alexander Technique and Creating your own Podcast: An introduction which take place over two Saturdays. More information on all the courses and the course brochure at

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    Short course list


    Visual Art: Key Concepts and Terms
    From the Border to Brexit: A History of Northern Ireland
    Introduction to Herbs, Nutrition and Fermented Foods
    Introduction to Western Philosophy
    Introduction to Genealogy


    Brush up your French
    Beginners Italian
    Music in the Screening of Russian Literature
    Early and Silent Cinema
    Child and Youth Development and Communication Skills


    Brush up your German
    Brush up your Italian
    Brush up your Spanish
    Irish Literature
    Philosophy: Thinking about Sex and Gender


    Bees and Beekeeping
    Wines of the World and Wine Appreciation
    Introduction to Russian
    Creative Writing
    The Artefacts and Archaeology of Prehistoric Ireland
    Europe between the World Wars


    The Alexander Technique
    Create your own Podcast: An Introduction

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