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The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), formerly known as Galway Regional Technical College was set up in 1972.

The Institute is one of the largest in the country and is located on the western seaboard in the historic city of Galway. Spread across five campuses - two in Galway city (Galway Campus and Centre for Creative Arts & Media), two in County Galway (Letterfrack and Mountbellew) and one in County Mayo (Mayo Campus)

The institution offers a range of Higher Certificates, Degrees, Honours Degrees and Post Grads, in a range of disciplines and places a strong emphasis on developing practical and transferable skills in the graduates, in order to improve their employability and career prospects.

GMIT offers courses in Engineering, Computing, Business, Science, Tourism, Nursing, Outdoor Education, Creative Arts, Furniture, and more.

Graduates from the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology enjoy a national and international reputation for excellence, incorporating both a theoretical and applied orientation in their specialities.

GMIT’s mission is to “develop life-long learning opportunities through our teaching and research, by supporting regional development consistent with national higher education policy."

The Institute is involved in a range of research activities involving high-level collaborations with other higher education centres, as well as industry.

 

 

 

IELTS

            Undergraduate                                   5.5 (min 5 in each component) 

            Postgraduate (Taught and Research)  6 (in each component)

Please note:

            Other examinations and qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis.

            All results must have been achieved within 2 years of application to GMIT.

            GMIT reserves the right to change the above minimum requirements at any time and without notice.

            Applicants should note that the above grades are a minimum entry requirement.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate 

 Applicants must have completed their secondary school (High School) education to a standard comparable to the Irish Leaving Certificate (European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 4)

Postgraduate

 Honours bachelor degree in cognate discipline. GPA 3.2+

UNDERGRADUATE

AGRICULTURE

BB (Honours) Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business

 BB Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business

BSc (Honours) Agriculture and Environmental Management

BSc Agriculture and Environmental Management

BEng (Honours) in Agricultural Engineering

BEng in Agricultural Engineering

BUSINESS PROGRAMMES – GALWAY

 BB (Honours) Accounting

 BB (Honours) Business

Bachelor of Business

 BSc (Honours) Business Information Systems

 BSc Business Information Systems

BB (Honours) Marketing and Sales

BB Marketing and Sales

BB (Honours) Finance and Economics

 BB Finance

BB (Honours) Entrepreneurship

BB Entrepreneurship

BUSINESS PROGRAMMES - MAYO

BB (Honours) Business

 BB (Honours) Accounting (Progression Option - Year 2)

Bachelor of Business

BA Accounting and Financial Management

HC in Business with Administration and ICT Skills

COMPUTING

BSc (Honours) Software Development

BSc Computing Software Develoment

BSc (Honours) Computing and Digital Media

BSc Computing and Digital Media

BSc (Honours) Business Information Systems

 BSc Business Information Systems

BSc (Honours) Digital Media and Society

BSc (Honours) Information Technology Services Management

 BSc Information Technology Administration

HC in Information Technology Support

CREATIVE ARTS & MEDIA

BA (Honours) Contemporary Art

BA Contemporary Art

BA (Honours) Design

BA Design

BA (Honours) Film & Documentary

 BA (Honours) Design in Textiles

BA (Honours) Fine Art

BA Fine Art

ENGINEERING

BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING

 BSc (Honours) Construction Management

BSc Construction Management

 BSc (Honours) Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics L8

BSc Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics

 BSc (Honours) Architectural Technology

BSc Architectural Technology

BEng (Honours) Civil Engineering

BEng Civil Engineering

BSc (Honours) Sustainable Building Technology

BSc Sustainable Building Technology

ELECTRONIC & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

BEng (Honours) Software & Electronic Engineering L

BEng Software & Electronic Engineering

MECHANICAL & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

 BEng (Honours) Mechanical Engineering

BEng Mechanical Engineering

BEng (Honours) Energy Engineering

BEng Energy Engineering

BEng (Honours) in Biomedical Engineering

BEng in Biomedical Engineering

BEng (Honours) in Agricultural Engineering

BEng in Agricultural Engineering

BEng in Manufacturing Engineering Design

BEng (Honours) in Engineering (Common Entry to Agricultural/  Biomedical/Energy/Mechanical Engineering/ Manufacturing/Agricultural/Biomedical )

FURNITURE

 BSc (Honours) in Furniture Design and Manufacture

BSc (Honours) in Furniture and Wood Technology

BSc  in Furniture Design and Manufacture

BSc  in Furniture and Wood Technology

TEACHER EDUCATION

BSc (Honours) in Education (Design Graphics and Construction)

NURSING, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE

BSc (Honours) General Nursing

BSc (Honours) Psychiatric Nursing

BA (Honours) Applied Social Care

 BA Applied Social Care

Early Childhood Education and Care

OUTDOOR EDUCATION

BA (Honours) Outdoor Education

BA Outdoor Education & Leisure

SCIENCE

BSc (Honours) Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology

BSc Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology

BSc (Honours) Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science

 BSc Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science

 BSc (Honours) Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science

BSc Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Honours) Physics and Instrumentation

BSc Physics and Instrumentation

 BSc (Honours) Medical Science

BSc (Honours) Science (Undenominated)

BSc Science (Undenominated)

BSc (Honours) Forensic Science and Analysis

BSC (Honours) Sport and Exercise Science

BSc (Honours) in Public Health Nutrition

TOURISM, HOSPITALITY & CULNIARY ART

BA (Honours) International Hotel Management

BB Hotel and Catering Management

BA (Honours) Culinary & Gastronomic Sciences

BA Culinary & Gastronomic Sciences

BB (Honours) Culinary Arts

BB (Honours) Food Innovation and

 BB Food Innovation and Enterprise

BB (Honours) International Tourism Management

 BB International Tourism Management

BB (Honours) Retail Management

BB Retail Management

BB (Honours) Event Management and Public Relations

 BB Event Management and Public Relations

BA Heritage Studies

BA (Honours) in Heritage Studies

BA (Honours) History & Geography

BA Culture and Environment

HC Business in Tourism

HC Hotel and Hospitality Operations

HC Culinary Arts - Professional Chef

 

 

POSTGRADUATE

ACCA Professional Level

Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting

Creative Practice (MA)

Creative Practice (PG Dip)

Building Information Modelling (HDip)

 Environmental Resource Management(MSc)

Applied Marine Conservation (MSc)

Conservation Behaviour (MSc)

Quality and Safety (MSc)

Quality and Safety (Postgrad)

Nursing (Non-EU/EEA Nurses)

MA in Teaching and Learning

               

All incoming students should make accommodation arrangements before arriving to study in GMIT.

Private Rented Accommodation:

The online accommodation listings service provided by GMIT Students Union website provides a list of the different types of accommodation (houses, flats, full and partial board) available near the Galway, Mayo, Letterfrack and Mountbellew campuses.

Additionally, guidelines on rental arrangements are published in the Students’ Guide and Welfare Booklet issued by GMIT Students’ Union. Information on Tenant Rights is also available online on the GMIT Students Union website.

Student Villages:

A number of purpose-built student villages are located near GMIT Galway and Mayo campuses.These student villages are owned and run by private operators.

Please note that the accommodation is privately owned, and is not vetted or approved by GMIT or GMIT Students Union.

New international students are strongly encouraged to book accommodation with an approved student village for their first semester in GMIT.  Student Villages offer purpose built student accommodation of a high quality with broadband access and ancillary services.

Other accommodation options are available in each location, ranging from apartments to houses.

The Student Union Office provides a comprehensive list of suitable accommodation available to International students. Students can contact suoffice@gmit.ie or visit the Student’s Union website www.gmitsu.ie for available accommodation. Other sources of information about accommodation are the local newspapers- the Galway Advertiser and the Galway Independent.

GMIT Non-EU Student Scholarships

Scholarships are available for Non-EU students, as a bursary to the value of up to 30% of non-EU fees.

If you are a Non-EU student thinking of applying to study in GMIT then you may qualify for a GMIT scholarship in recognition of your English language attainment, your country of origin, or both.  These bursaries are reviewed annually.

1. English Language Attainment Scholarships

Undergraduate &  Postgraduate with  6.5 or higher  IELTS   eligible for brusary to the value upto  15% of non-EU fees.

2. Country of Origin Scholarships

Indian students are eligible for a bursary to the value of up to 15% of non-EU fees.

3. Continuation of scholarships

Once you have been awarded one or both of these scholarships, you can continue to avail of these bursaries during your time at GMIT, subject to the following condition:

You will be awarded your scholarship(s) every year provided that you successfully progress in your programme of study with at least a 55% average in yearly examinations.  If you are repeat attending or repeating examinations only, you will not qualify for scholarships for that academic year. Once you successfully complete your repeat year, you can qualify for the scholarship again in subsequent years, once your average is over 55%.

If you progress from a GMIT undergraduate programme to a GMIT postgraduate programme, you will automatically qualify for a scholarship to the value of 30% off the quoted fee for that postgraduate programme.

GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND SCHOLARSHIPS

The International Engagement Office at GMIT is very pleased to announce that the Institute has been awarded a limited number of Government of Ireland International scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate admission .

Scholarships have been allocated for students from the USA, China, India and Brazil who are already in receipt of an offer letter from GMIT

The Scholarships include a full tuition fee waiver (provided by GMIT) and a stipend of €10,000 (provided by the HEA) to cover living expenses for one year.

 

 

 

 


Quick Facts


INSTITUTION TYPEPUBLIC

FOUNDING YEAR1972

CAMPUSURBAN / SUB URBAN

FEES

Non-EU fees for academic year 2017/2018 are: Undergraduate Programmes - €9,950 : Postgraduate Programmes - €12,000

COST OF LIVING

The estimated cost of living for students in Ireland is estimated at approximately €800 - €1,000 per month, however this might change depending on your lifestyle.

UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

http://www.gmit.ie


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World Ranking                     :        3052

Country Rank                       :         14

Presence                               :         2615

Impact                                   :         5844

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