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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)

GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW, GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, 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.

GMIT Campuses

  • GMIT Galway Campus
    Dublin Road
    Galway
    H91 T8NW
  • GMIT Centre for Creative Arts and Media
    Monivea Road
    Galway
    H91 DY9Y
  • GMIT Mayo Campus
    Westport Road
    Castlebar
    Co. Mayo
    F23 X853
  • GMIT Letterfrack
    National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology
    Letterfrack
    Co. Galway
    H91 AH5K
  • Mountbellew Agricultural College
    Mountbellew
    Co. Galway
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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Heritage Studies
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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ART AND DESIGN (FINE ART PAINTING)

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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 Early Childhood Education & Care QQI (LEVEL 7)

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Bachelor Of Arts In Human Resource Management

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

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Retail Management

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture and Wood Technology
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Furniture Design and Manufacture
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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) IN QUALITY FOR INDUSTRY (ADD-ON DEGREE)

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Bachelor of Science in Furniture and Wood Technology
Bachelor of Science in Furniture Design and Manufacture
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 Financial and Economic Environment

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…

Certificate In Law and HR

This Certificate In Law and HR 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…

CERTIFICATE IN QUALITY FOR THE MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY

The aim of this programme is to provide you with the skills to play key roles in quality management and quality engineering within the medical device sector. You will cover key areas such as Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management and Operational Excellence. GMIT have collaborated with the local Medical Device sector to develop this programme which will…

Certificate in Recovery in Mental Health (SPA)

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HIGHER DIPLOMA IN ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY - SPRINGBOARD

This aim of this Higher Diploma in Advanced Analytical Chemistry course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to work in analytical science in e.g. pharmaceutical, medical device and chemical industries. The course will provide learners with hands-on experience of instrumentation used in analytical chemistry, creating and processing analytical data including the…

INTERNATIONAL MSC IN MARINE BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES

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MASTER OF ARTS IN CREATIVE PRACTICE

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MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED MARINE CONSERVATION

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED SPORT AND EXERCISE NUTRITION

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CONSERVATION BEHAVIOUR

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DIGITAL MEDIA AND MARKETING

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING IN APPLIED CARDIAC CATHETERISATION LABORATORY PRACTICE

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

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MSC IN BIOPHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING

The programme was designed in partnership with Irish companies manufacturing biopharmaceuticals and relevant industry stakeholders. Learners will develop both critical research skills in biopharmaceutical science and indepth understanding of the quality processes involved in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals products. The Masters programme will be delivered using a blended learning approach. Based on the input from…

MSC IN DESIGN AND INNOVATION

Do you want to upskill in the area of Design and Innovation while working? This is an exciting new Masters programme designed for people from varied backgrounds who want to develop their innovation, design, management and leadership skills. It was developed by a cross-disciplinary team in GMIT, using expertise from Engineering, Design and Creative Arts,…

MSC IN INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

The programme was designed in partnership with companies developing disruptive medical technologies and GMIT’s Medical & Engineering Technologies centre researchers providing innovative solutions to the Medtech sector. Learners will not alone develop critical research skills to support the convergence in medical technologies but will also understand regulatory requirements and advanced testing methods to meet the…

MSC IN MEDICAL SCIENCE

The MSc in Medical Science is focused on Medical Scientists aiming to enhance their careers in research and advanced clinical (or professional) practice, supporting careers. Learners will develop an in-depth knowledge of clinical and laboratory medicine and advanced skills to conduct independent research. The MSc in Medical Science aims to address the future skills and…

MSC IN NUTRITION AND SENSORY SCIENCE

The MSc in Nutrition and Sensory Science focuses on the role of Nutrition and Sensory in Science. It is for graduates who have already developed a real interest in science and food and are aiming to build on their knowledge, and to improve their practical knowledge and sensory skills in this burgeoning area of study. This Masters…

MSC IN SPORT AND CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS

Biomechanics describes the analysis of human movement using the science of mechanics and provides practitioners in sports, exercise, physical activity and healthcare with tools to analyse, monitor and improve body movement and function. This programme will focus on the role of biomechanics and movement analysis for the performance and maintenance of health, injury prevention and…

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ADVANCED BIOPHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCE - SPRINGBOARD

This conversion programme will focus on advanced biopharmaceutical science providing students with the skills required to work within the biopharmaceutical sector. It is aimed at graduates who have a science background and are aiming to build on their knowledge in emerging technologies in the biopharmaceutical sector. GMIT have collaborated with the local biopharmaceutical sector to develop this…

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS 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…

POSTGRADUATE 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.

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 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 Heritage Studies
Bachelor of Business

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

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) 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 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 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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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW
GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, Galway
Republic of Ireland
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