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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) is a third level institute with five campuses in the West of Ireland.

GMIT Galway campus is based on the Dublin Road in Galway city, and comprises of four main Schools of study:

GMIT Galway campus is also home to:

GMIT’s second Galway city campus is GMIT Galway School of Design and Creative Arts on the Monivea road in Galway city. This campus offers courses in film & documentary, contemporary art, design, fine art, and textiles.

GMIT Mayo Campus in Castlebar has a population of approximately 1,000 students and offers courses in Business, Engineering, Humanities, Nursing, Health Sciences and Social Care and Technology.

GMIT Mountbellew is located approximately 40 minutes’ drive from Galway city and offers a range of Agri-Business, Agri-Science and Agri-Engineering courses.

GMIT’s Letterfrack campus in Connemara, Co. Galway is the National Centre of Excellence for Furniture Design and Wood Technology. Courses include Furniture design and manufacture, Furniture and wood technology, Teacher education (construction studies and DCG)

Postgraduate study

GMIT is strongly focused on providing graduates with an opportunity to develop their potential through the provision of taught postgraduate programmes and research opportunities at Masters and PhD level.


  1. MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition - CONVERSION COURSE
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting - CONVERSION COURSE
  3. MSc in Conservation Behaviour

Taught Postgraduate

Pursuing a postgraduate opportunity in GMIT will allow you to deepen your knowledge and hone your skills, complement your undergraduate degree or change career direction.

All our taught postgraduate courses have an applied focus and are directed at the needs of the employment market in Ireland and beyond.

We offer taught postgrad programmes in the following disciplines:

  • Business
  • Creative Arts
  • Engineering
  • Nursing/Health/Social Care
  • Science
  • Teaching and Learning

Browse our full listing of Taught Postgraduate courses here.

Research Postgraduate

A research degree at GMIT will provide you with comprehensive training in a specific discipline area.

Our programmes combine research method training, coursework and in some cases industry experience under the guidance of an expert academic supervisor.

Research Postgraduate opportunities at GMIT are offered at Level 9 (Masters) and Level 10 (PhD).

For more, see here  or contact GMIT Research Office

You can find answers to some of our FAQs here: Browse our Postgraduate FAQs here.

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