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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)

Dublin Road, Galway, Republic of Ireland

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Lifelong Learning opportunities for aspiring higher education students. Learning is and will be the core activity of the Institute, bringing students, staff and the region together to share, apply, test and create knowledge. Out of GMIT’s five campuses, the Galway Campus is the largest and home of the Institute’s administrative headquarters. Overlooking Galway Bay, the campus remains one of Galway City’s iconic landmarks due to its distinctive architecture and design. The modern building hosts an IT Centre and the Library. Business, Tourism, Engineering, Science a wide range of courses are available on this campus.

Galway City is also home to GMIT’s The Centre for Creative Arts and Media. A stones throw away from the city centre, the campus focuses in courses in art & design, textiles, and film & documentary that cater to aspiring creative students, who are looking to gain on hands experience to prepare them for Art and Multimedia sectors. The building consists of high ceilings, wide windows and spacious room, while the library is constructed with Irish oak using a distinct ecclesiastical theme.

The Mayo Campus of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology opened its doors to students back in 1994 and now offers modern facilities and services for both students and staff. Courses in Nursing, Business, Sciences, Tech among others are the main focus at the Mayo Campus. The National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology is located in North-West Connamara at GMIT’s Letterfrack Campus. The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology was the first institute in Ireland to house a agricultural college, originally set up by the Franciscan Brothers in 1904. Today students at Mountbellow have the choice between two degrees on the campus – Rural Enterprise & Agribusiness or Agriculture & Environmental Management.

Among the excellent academic services provided by GMIT, there are also great recreational facilities for its students to avail of including GAA, rugby, soccer, athletics, indoor sports and a selection of clubs and societies.

Aspects of Irish History 1

The aim of this module is to provide a detailed synthesis of Ireland’s history from 1780 to 1891. The module will look at developments of the period in their social, cultural and economic contexts as well as in their political context.

BA Honours in Fine Art

Studying on a part-time basis allows students, who have work or family commitments, to engage with the intellectual and creative life of a college environment. This can provide a springboard for ideas, work practice and opportunities that working in isolation sometimes may not afford. It supports the maturing of self-reliance and resourcefulness by providing an…

BA in Contemporary Art Practice

This course is designed to prepare students for professional art practice and to enhance the students employability options. The purpose of this part-time programme is to provide students with: Specialised education in contemporary art practices as a basis for a long-term professional career A broad range of creative and community contexts. A basis for further…

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Heritage Studies
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hotel Management

A four year honours degree course that includes a 12 week work placement in Ireland, and a 30 week work placement overseas.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hotel Management (Add-on)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Religious Studies

Open for Applications. Commences in September 2019.

Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Art

Three year course for those for those who wish to pursue careers as art and design professionals

Bachelor of Arts in Design

A three-year course for people seeking careers in design. Includes specialist pathways in graphic design & illustration, animation & game design, industrial design or fashion & textile design.

Bachelor Of Arts In Early Childhood Education & Care QQI (LEVEL 7)

This three-year Bachelor of Arts award is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive education in Early Childhood Education and Care. The programme aims to equip the learner with knowledge, skills and competencies required for autonomous working practice in Early Childhood Education and Care. A child-led transformational philosophy will underpin the programme to build authentic…

Bachelor Of Arts In Human Resource Management

raduates will be prepared for a career in a modern HRM function, and also have the knowledge and skills required to proceed to further academic and professional education. This programme will produce capable, adaptable, resilient and self-confident graduates with a capacity for independent thought and judgement and a specialised knowledge of Human Resource Management. The…

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Culinary Arts Management
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Event Management with PR (Add-On)

One year, add-on course for students who want to graduate with an honours degree in Event Management with PR

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Event Management with Public Relations

Four-year honours degree, based at GMIT Galway campus. Includes a 30 week work placement.

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Retail Management

Foiur-year honours degree, based at GMIT Galway campus. Includes a 30 week work placement.

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Retail Management (Add-On)

One year, add-on course for students who want to graduate with an honours degree in Retail Management

Bachelor of Business in International Tourism Management (Hons)

Four year, honours degree in International Tourism Management, with two accredited work placements.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Education (Design Graphics and Construction)

Teacher Education – Formerly known as Bachelor Science (Honours) in Design and Technology Education

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture and Wood Technology
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture Design and Manufacture
Bachelor Of Science (HONOURS) In Nursing For Registered Nurses

This honours degree course is offered on a part-time (1 day per week, over one academic year) format. It is generic in design and assists in providing the necessary academic and professional competencies to practise nursing in a modern health-care environment.

Bachelor of Science in Furniture and Wood Technology
Bachelor of Science in Furniture Design and Manufacture
Business Maths

This module is intended to provide students with a range of basic analytic and computational skills and techniques which are of relevance in the context of a business environment. The approach taken is to introduce the relevant mathematics as it arises within the context of specific business situations.

Certificate in E-Health (SPA)

This course, developed jointly between GMIT and the Irish Computer Society, aims to familiarise students with the core values of the eHealth Ireland strategy: Patient wellbeing Efficiency Data availability The course will provide an explanation of the technologies and data standards which will underpin the eHealth strategy, enabling graduates to play a proactive role in…

Certificate In Law & HR (SPA)

This course will introduce students to the fundamental principles of law and human resource management. The module will familiarise students with: Sources of law How law provides the legal framework for the business environment Familiarise students with the fundamentals of Human Resource Management The introduction to Law in the first part of the module provides…

Certificate in Recovery in Mental Health (SPA)

Recovery in mental health implies focusing on the strengths and opportunities for a service user rather than the limitations and symptoms of mental illness. Such an approach emphasizes the concepts of hope and optimism and are integral values in the recovery approach. The aim of this module is to enable learners to develop an in…

Certificate In The Financial &; Economic Environemnt (SPA)

This module provides students with an overview of the financial and economic context within which organisations operate. It affords students the opportunity to appreciate the central role of the financial function in an organisation. It also offers students an insight into the importance to the organisation of the economic environment. This course is classified as…

Digital Marketing

The aim of this module is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of Digital Marketing. Students learn how to take a systematic approach to developing Digital Marketing strategies and develop practical skills around implementing these new plans.

Financial Control

To develop student’s knowledge and understanding of the nature, context, role and importance of financial control in contemporary organisations, and their ability to select and apply fundamental finance concepts and techniques in support of managerial decision-making.

Introduction to Accounting

This is an introductory module to Accounting which assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. It is designed to introduce students to the basic accounting terms & concepts, transaction processing, presentation and interpretation of accounts.

Introduction to Sociology & Psychology

To introduce students to Sociological and Psychological perspectives on: Social practice Behaviour and personality With particular reference to youth and community leadership

Macroeconomics of Ireland

This module is designed as an introduction to macroeconomics as it relates to the Irish economy. No prior knowledge of the subject area is assumed.

Surveying for Construction 1

This module is designed to introduce the student to the vast area of Engineering Surveying and to describe the methods by which engineering surveying is carried out and the equipment and methods used for this. This module is aimed at those who have experience in the construction industry and would like to develop skills in…

Surveying for Construction 2

This is the follow-on module from Surveying for Construction 1 which was offered in Semester 1. This module is suitable for those who have previously completed Surveying for Construction 1, or, those who (through site experience) have gained a knowledge of linear surveying and levelling, and basic setting out.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Education (Design Graphics and Construction)

Teacher Education – Formerly known as Bachelor Science (Honours) in Design and Technology Education

INTERNATIONAL MSC IN MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES

This is a unique opportunity to study at a choice of nine European universities and receive one joint degree, while gaining access to Europe’s top marine research institutes.

MASTER OF ARTS IN CREATIVE PRACTICE

The MA in Creative Practice offer artists, designers and filmmakers a creative and critically informed environment in which to develop and consolidate their practice. The course will support imaginative, experimental and interdisciplinary enquiry through a range of media and approaches.

MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

This suite of programmeshas been designed for applicants who would like to gaina formal qualification inteaching and learning inHigher Education, and/or aqualification in FurtherEducation. In addition, it is for those who wish to develop and enrich their own teaching and learning practices in the context of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE

This programme provides for those who wish to develop competence in caring for persons and their families requiring palliative and end of life care. The suite of modules are designed for all professionals who are working in areas that cater for persons with palliative and/or end of life care needs.

MSC IN APPLIED MARINE CONSERVATION

This one year MSc degree focuses on core and specialist competences in key themes of fisheries, marine conservation; sustainability and ecosystem based management.

MSC IN APPLIED SPORT AND EXERCISE NUTRITION

Within the past decade, there has been a marked growth in the career opportunities available for sport and exercise nutritionists as well as an enhanced interest in nutrition to complement other job roles in the sport and exercise science field.

MSC IN CONSERVATION BEHAVIOUR

This one-year MSc degree focuses on how animal behaviour can be applied to wildlife conservation. This is an exciting new area of study, known as Conservation Behaviour, and is suitable for those interested in careers in animal behaviour and/or conservation. You will study the behaviour of a wide range of species from marine, freshwater and…

POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE PRACTICE

The Post-Graduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Creative Practice offers artists, designers and filmmakers a creative and critically informed environment in which to develop and consolidate their practice.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING

The Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PDA), which has been running in GMIT since 2010, is designed to fast-track graduates who wish to pursue careers in Accountancy or Taxation. It is a one year conversion programme aimed at non-accounting graduates from disciplines such as Arts, Computers, Education, Engineering, and Science. Business or Commerce graduates, who have…

Ard Dioplóma

6 month course delivered in Carna, Co. na Gaillimhe – Apply direct to EUROPUS (See Essential Information below)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary Art

Four year honours degree for those who wish to pursue careers as art and design professionals

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences

NEW for CAO 2018! Four year honours degree combining scientific principles with the theoretical and practical aspects of food. Graduates will develop the skills necessary for an exciting career in food research and development and/or the culinary sector.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts

This new, part-time (one day a week), honours degree provides the hands-on skills and innovative knowledge that will prepare you to advance your career in the culinary industry

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Design

A four-year course for people seeking careers in design. Includes specialist pathways in graphic design & illustration, animation & game design, industrial design and fashion & textile design.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Film and Documentary
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Heritage Studies
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hotel Management

A four year honours degree course that includes a 12 week work placement in Ireland, and a 30 week work placement overseas.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hotel Management (Add-on)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Religious Studies

Open for Applications. Commences in September 2019.

Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Art

Three year course for those for those who wish to pursue careers as art and design professionals

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences

NEW for CAO 2018! Three year degree combining scientific principles with the theoretical and practical aspects of food. Graduates will develop the skills neccessary for an exciting career in food research and development and/or the culinary sector.

Bachelor of Arts in Design

A three-year course for people seeking careers in design. Includes specialist pathways in graphic design & illustration, animation & game design, industrial design or fashion & textile design.

Bachelor of Arts in Heritage Studies
Bachelor of Business

A three-year Level 7 degree in Business, delivered at GMIT Galway campus

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Culinary Arts Management
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Event Management with PR (Add-On)

One year, add-on course for students who want to graduate with an honours degree in Event Management with PR

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Event Management with Public Relations

Four-year honours degree, based at GMIT Galway campus. Includes a 30 week work placement.

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance & Economics
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing and Sales

A four year honours degree in Business, with a focus on Marketing and Sales

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Retail Management

Foiur-year honours degree, based at GMIT Galway campus. Includes a 30 week work placement.

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Retail Management (Add-On)

One year, add-on course for students who want to graduate with an honours degree in Retail Management

Bachelor of Business (Honours) with Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Business (Hons)

A four-year Level 8 Honours degree in Business, delivered at GMIT Galway campus

Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Accounting

A three-year honours degree in Accounting offering graduates a direct pathway into a full-time career in accounting, and opportunities in a range of business careers

Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business

Agriculture, food production and environmental management are just a few of Irelands key industries, and gaining a degree in this area opens up a host of career options.

Bachelor of Business in Culinary Arts Management

A three year degree combining business skills with practical chef training. Includes a 30 week work placement.

Bachelor of Business in Event Management with Public Relations
Bachelor of Business in Finance
Bachelor of Business in Hotel and Catering Management
Bachelor of Business in International Tourism Management

Three year degree in International Tourism Management, with two accredited work placements.

Bachelor of Business in International Tourism Management (Hons)

Four year, honours degree in International Tourism Management, with two accredited work placements.

Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Sales

A three year degree in Business, with a focus on Marketing and Sales, and an option to progress to a Level 8 degree.

Bachelor of Business in Retail Management
Bachelor of Business in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business

Agriculture, food production and environmental management are just a few of Irelands key industries, and gaining a degree in this area opens up a host of career options.

Bachelor of Business with Entrepreneurship

Three year degree in Business with Entrepreneurship, with an opportunity to progress to an Honours degree

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering

New four year honours degree for students interested in working as engineers within the agricultural industry in Ireland and overseas.

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Biomedical Engineering

New, four year honours degree designed to equip graduates with a broad range of biological and engineering skills

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architectural Technology

The Architectural Technologist is a highly skilled technical professional within the construction industry. The BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology degree responds to the rapidly developing technical environment of architecture worldwide.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Education (Design Graphics and Construction)

Teacher Education – Formerly known as Bachelor Science (Honours) in Design and Technology Education

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture and Wood Technology
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture Design and Manufacture
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology for Business
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Agriculture and Environmental Management

This programme provides you with a range of specialised skills ideal for employment in the agricultural and environmental sectors.

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Information Systems

Be part of the digital revolution with this Level 8 Business and IT degree – ***Now includes Work Placement***

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Environmental Management
Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems

A three-year Level 7 degree in Business Information Systems, delivered at GMIT Galway campus – ***Now includes Work Placement***

Bachelor of Science in Furniture and Wood Technology
Bachelor of Science in Furniture Design and Manufacture
Certificate in Culinary Skills

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Certificate in Pastry, Baking and Desserts

Develop your pastry and baking skills through practical teaching and learning, one day per week in GMIT Galway campus

Chef de Partie Apprenticeship

The Chef de Partie Apprenticeship is an ‘earn and learn’ degree programme that combines on-the-job training with academic study in GMIT

Higher Certificate in Arts in Heritage Studies

This two-year Higher Certificate in Heritage Studies at GMIT Galway campus provides students with a broad-based knowledge and understanding of the built, cultural, natural, and digital heritages of Ireland and Europe.

Higher Certificate in Arts in Hotel and Hospitality Operations

A hospitality training course that includes practical training in restaurants, bars and rooms, as well as business subjects. Includes a 12 week work placement. Supported by Fáilte Ireland.

Higher Certificate in Business

NEW for CAO 2018! A two year course at GMIT Galway campus designed to give students a firm foundation in business, and the opportunity to progress to a degree in Business

Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism

A tourism course which combines business subjects, tourism modules, field trips and languages (optional). Includes a 10 week work placement. Supported by Fáilte Ireland.

Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts - Professional Chef Programme

A two year interactive culinary programme with small class sizes, dedicated and experienced chef lecturers, 60% hands-on practical training and 40% theoretical knowledge, and a 12-week work placement

Sous Chef Apprenticeship

The Sous Chef Apprenticeship is an ‘earn and learn’ Honours Degree Programme that combines on-the-job training with academic study in GMIT

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering
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