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Wound Healing and Tissue Repair

24 months
15940 EUR/year
6950 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Wound Healing and Tissue Repair programme at University of Galway aims to prepare healthcare professionals to effectively manage (within their scope of practice) challenging wound healing and tissue repair issues. 


The goal is to provide experienced, dedicated healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills in wound healing and tissue repair to ensure the highest quality of care for patients. Lecturers and facilitators on this course are recognised for their expertise nationally and internationally through research, education and clinical practice.

Unique features of this Wound Healing and Tissue Repair programme at University of Galway include the multidisciplinary approach. It is the first Level 9 course in skills development and competency in compression therapy and Doppler technique. The lecturers are internationally recognised for their expertise in this field.


Students at National University of Ireland, Galway graduating from this Wound Healing and Tissue Repair programme will be able to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in the area of wound healing and tissue repair. As wound management crosses many disciplines, the career path will vary according to the discipline. In the field of nursing, this programme will support nurses’ application for the role of Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability (but does not guarantee that such an appointment will be made).

Programme Structure

Courses include
  •  Service Improvement
  •  Clinical Governance: Supporting Safe Practice
  •  Management of venous leg ulceration
  •  Advanced Research Methods
  •  Management of Diabetic Foot Disease
  •  Advanced Wound Care Management
  •  Vascular Disease
  •  Research Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold an honours bachelor‘s degree at NFQ Level 8 in a healthcare profession. Applicants who do not hold an honours degree or Higher Diploma (Level 8) must demonstrate that they have successfully completed (in the previous two years) a module at Level 9.
  • Hold current registration with their relevant governing body in Ireland, for example, NMBI, CORU, IMC;
  • Be currently employed in healthcare;
  • Have a minimum of six months’ clinical experience in an appropriate setting since qualification;
  • Students taking the Venous Leg Ulceration module [NU6104] must be in a position to work with clinicians providing care for patients with venous leg ulceration in a hospital or community setting, including the application of compression therapy and recording of Doppler ultrasound.

Work experience

Be currently employed in healthcare.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15940 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 24 months.

Fees: EU: €3,325 (Yr 2)

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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