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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.

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 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 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 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 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 Business in Culinary Arts Management

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

Certificate in Culinary Skills

Apply on www.springboardcourses.ie

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 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 Arts (Honours) in Heritage Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Heritage Studies
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.

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 Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering
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 Business in International Tourism Management

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

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.

Bachelor of Business in Hotel and Catering Management
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.

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.

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 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 Business

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

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) 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 Finance
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 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 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 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***

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

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