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Applications for Spring 2020 courses are closed


Springboard+ courses for the academic year 2020/21

Graduate & Professional Studies at UL are delighted to be part of the Springboard+ initiative. Each year we are required to apply for funding for Springboard+ courses. We have applied for funding for the below courses outlined in 'courses proposals submitted' are, for the coming academic year 2020/21. We should be notified in May 2020 which courses have been successfully funded.

If you are interested in any of the below courses you can email us to add you to our expressions of interest list. You can contact us on: to request to be added to this expression of interest list. Once we are notified of the successfully funded Springboard+ courses, we will send you a list of courses that have been funded as soon as we are notified. You can then see if your chosen course is funded.  

Please note that we will only be able to notify you of the courses funded, this is not an offer of a place and you will still be required to submit an application on the website. You can submit an application once the applications are open, we will include information on this once we email you to advise the funded courses.  

Course proposals submitted

Course Title Faculty NFQ
Data Analytics and Software Development (Higher Diploma) S+E 8
Embedded Systems Engineering (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) S+E 9
Management Practice (BA) (Blended Learning) KBS 8
Information and Network Security (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) S+E 9
Lean Systems (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) S+E 9
Management (Certificate) (Blended Learning) KBS 6
Regulatory Affairs in (Bio)Pharmaceuticals (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) S+E 9
Six Sigma (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) S+E 9
Software Development (Higher Diploma) (Full-time on campus) S+E 8
Supply Chain Management (Certificate) (Blended Learning) KBS 7
Management Practice (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) KBS 9
Marketing Management (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) KBS 9
Supply Chain Management (Specialist Diploma) (Online) S+E 9
Global Trade Compliance (Certificate) KBS 7
Management (Diploma) (Blended Learning) KBS 7
Supervisory and Human Resource Practice (Higher Certificate) (Blended Learning) KBS 6
Human Resource Management (BA) (Blended Learning) KBS 6
Data Science for Finance (Graduate Diploma) KBS 9
Agile Business Analysis (Graduate Diploma) KBS 9
DevOps and Data Analytics (Higher Diploma) S+E 8
Environmental Science (Higher Diploma) (Full-time on campus) S+E 8
Behaviour Based Health and Safety (Specialist Diploma) (Blended Learning) S+E 9
DevOps and Continuous Software Engineering (Graduate Diploma) S+E 9
Multilingual Software Development and Translation Technology (Graduate Diploma) S+E 9



If you have any queries on the 2020/21 Springboard+ programmes at the University of Limerick please contact Carmel on 061 202605 or Kate on 061 234379 or email

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020.

To find out more information on the Springboard+ initiative please click here