Fees & Funding

 Note: These fees are per annum in 2021-22.  Fees are subject to change

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) 

              EU Student Fee per module           Non-EU Student Fee per module      
 5 ECTS module
 €550  €605
 10 ECTS module       €1,065  €1,175


                              EU Student Fees            Non-EU Student Fees*       
 €4,737  €5,237
 Diploma in Software Engineering        €4,758  €5,258
 Repeat Year €1,856 €4,756

Non-EU Student Fees*:  Non-EU students are required to pay 50% of their fees in full prior to registration.

How and when to pay fees

General information about fee-payment (including whether payment by installment is permitted or not) is available on the NUIG Fees Office Webpage.  As the NUIG fees office collects the fees for the Masters and Diploma, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with further questions. 


Fee Scholarships & fUNDING

If you are in receipt of Company / other funding - please follow these steps;

  1. When completing your application ensure to choose Yes when answering the funding question.  Yes means that you are being fully funded by your employer/sponsor and will be required to submit proof of this funding to your application. Choosing No means, you will be personally funding the course.  
  2. You must email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request an external funding/employer funding invoice, please include the following information in the email; Your application/student number, your name, your course title, and course code.  Attach a copy of your funding confirmation letter and include the total invoice value, the company name, contact details, company address.  Then once registration is completed the relevant Invoice will then be processed.


The Diploma in Software Engineering received 15 Springboard funded places for 2021-2022.  Information about the HEA Springboard initiative and how to apply is available from the HEA Springboard website, and the Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development website.


The Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development in NUI Galway offers a scholarship scheme for unemployed applicants which subvents up to 30% of course fees. This scheme is designed for students who have recently become unemployed or on reduced working hours. Further details are provided on the application form linked below. Applicants must be in receipt of an offer of a place on a NUI Galway Adult Learning & Professional Development course for consideration and must subsequently register with NUI Galway.

Read more about Fee Payment, the Scholarship, and how to apply


This course is approved by Next Level Skillnet for a fee subsidy of up to 40% for students whose company is a member of the Next Level Skillnet Network. There are also free places available for students who are unemployed and meet the criteria set out by Next Level Skillnet.

Please note that there are only a limited number of subsidies available for both employed and unemployed students.

Please visit Next Level Skillnet for further information.


Student Financial Aid Funding further details available: Financial Aid Fund - NUI Galway



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