NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Medicine College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MSc/PDip DURATION: 1 year, full-time (MSc); 2 years, part-time (MSc); 1 year, full-time (PDip); 2 years, part-time (PDip) NUMBER OF PLACES: 18–24 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MRY1, MSc, full-time; 1MRY2, MSc, part-time; 1MRY3, PDip, full-time; 1MRY4, PDip, part-time. FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. CLOSING DATE: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply. CONTACT Professor Peter McCarthy E: Dr Alanna Stanley E: 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. Enhance career prospects in Radiology (over 50% of our students enter a specialist radiology training scheme every year). 2. Blended course enabling students to adapt their learning to suit their schedule. 3. Instruction from clinicians from multiple specialities giving students an enhanced understanding of the role of radiology in multidisciplinary care provision.

Multidisciplinary Radiology

Your Course Radiology is a vast and ever growing field within medicine that is evolving at a pace that is almost difficult to comprehend. It plays a major role within multidisciplinary team care provision with many specialists now dependent on radiological imaging for clinical decision-making. The MSc/PDip in Multidisciplinary Radiology is designed to meet this need. The programme is multidisciplinary in nature, with a fully integrated clinical and radiological approach to patient care both among faculty and learners. We have designed our modules with distance learning in mind. The traditional class-based educational activities are run in one-week blocks for each module. This means that a student will only be required to travel to campus for five weeks over the course of the academic year, or this will be spread over the two years if doing the course part-time. Utilising contemporary distance learning online technologies, students can complete the remaining components of the module in their own time through self-directed learning while not present on campus. Career Opportunities This programme is designed for clinicians who rely on imaging for decision-making, for whom a radiology qualification may offer new career progression routes, or for those who wish to further their individual knowledge, skills and research capabilities in the discipline of Radiology. The majority of graduates successfully entered national radiology training programmes in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Others used the programme to upskill either in specific areas (musculoskeletal, for instance) or to further their research careers in other disciplines. Minimum Entry Requirements Applicants must hold a primary degree in medicine with a minimum of Second Class Honours degree, Grade 1 (NCQ level 8 or international equivalent). Competence in English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is required. Interviews may apply. FIND OUT MORE AT:

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