The National University of Ireland (NUI) ranks among the top 1% of universities in the world and is ranked among the top 300 universities in the world according to Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings. With 170 years of experience, this is the largest and oldest university in the west of Ireland. The University is home to students from over 100 countries and is ranked among the Top 200 in the world by Times Higher Education for its international outlook. The University has 120 links with universities across the globe. 96% of NUI’s undergraduates and 94% of postgraduate students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating. NUI Galway offers approximately 60 undergraduate degrees and 200 postgraduate programmes across a range of disciplines.
NUI Galway is increasingly counted among the best in the world in a number of research priority areas, such as Drama and Data Analytics, Human Rights and Medical Devices. NUI offers 50+ courses in topics such as: Drama, Theater and Performance studies, English & media studies, Fil & Digital media, History, Journalism, Mathematics, Computer Science, Human Rights, Nursing, Geography, Hotel Management, Engineering, Law, Marine Science, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy.