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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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