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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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Search to find adult education courses run by the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. GMIT Galway campus and GMIT Centre for Creative Arts & Media deliver online, part-time and flexible courses, including Springboard+courses for adult learners.

At GMIT we offer a focused range of lifelong learning opportunities to allow people to upskill and respond to the challenges of the modern workplace. Learning opportunities include a host of part-time and online courses that combine the most up-to-date, research-informed and industry-aligned theory with essential practical skills. These include Springboard+ and flexible delivery courses ranging range from Level 6 to Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications and are available as full awards or special purpose awards. They recognise that to comprehensively deal with the challenges of the working world, you need to understand how industries really work. Their collaboration with local, national and international organisations provide opportunities for you to learn from industry leaders.

GMIT continues to be committed to increasing participation levels in higher education and consequently, have structured these courses to provide exciting learning opportunities with flexible delivery methods to accommodate the ever-increasing demands on your time.


Courses in the following areas are available in 2021/22:

  • Business, Accounting and Human Resource Management
  • Building Information Modelling and Civil Engineering
  • Culinary Arts
  • Cybersecurity
  • Design and Creative Arts
  • Digital Media and Marketing
  • Health Sciences and Social Care
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
  • Quality for Industry
  • Software Development and Data Analytics
  • Sport, Exercise and Nutrition
  • Tourism

GMIT Campuses

  • GMIT Galway Campus
    Dublin Road
    H91 T8NW
  • GMIT Centre for Creative Arts and Media
    Monivea Road
    H91 DY9Y
  • GMIT Mayo Campus
    Westport Road
    Co. Mayo
    F23 X853
  • GMIT Letterfrack
    National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology
    Co. Galway
    H91 AH5K
  • Mountbellew Agricultural College
    Co. Galway
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.

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 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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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…

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

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

Bachelor of Business in International Tourism Management (Hons)

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

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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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