Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

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Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

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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.

 

 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 the cognate discipline. GPA 3.2+

 

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 with a high quality of 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 is renowned for teaching the practical, academic and language skills essential for workers in today's global economy.
    • It has internationally accredited courses - from Higher Certificate to Doctorate.
    • It is a Government funded institution having a strong academic reputation.
    • The Institute has a supportive and friendly staff.
    • The Institute endeavors to ensure that graduates have a comprehensive understanding of relevant disciplines, professional knowledge and meet the learning outcomes appropriate to their awards.
    • All courses provide a passport to the workplace.
    • The Institute is involved in a range of research activities involving high-level collaborations with other higher education centres, as well as industry.
    • The historic city of Galway is a safe and friendly region, with worldwide tourism reputation.
    • The Student Support Services at GMIT are excellent.
    1. The Student Health Unit caters for the health needs of all students and provides emergency first aid and cover for the institute.
    2. Confidential counselling services are also available on all campuses.
    3. Other services available to students include a full-time careers service, pastoral care of students needs, and a parent/baby support group.
    4. The International Students’ Society gives students of different nationalities the opportunity to meet each other and socialize with Irish students.
    5.  The Chaplain at GMIT offers comfort, counsel and encouragement to students. GMIT’s Chaplains hail from different religions and belief systems

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 a bursary to the value up to  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 repeat attending or repeat 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.

 

 

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 Institute offers ordinary, honours and masters degree programmes in the disciplinary areas of business, engineering, science, hotel and catering, humanities and nursing.
  • All of its undergraduate programmes are mapped on to Ireland’s National Framework of Qualifications and are internationally recognized.
  • All of its postgraduate programmes have an applied focus and are directed at the needs of the employment market in Ireland and abroad, allowing students to complement their undergraduate degree or change career direction.
  • The Institute is involved in a range of research activities involving high-level collaborations with other higher education centres, as well as industry.
  • In 2006, GMIT had a formal collaborative agreement with Nanchang University, China.
  • In 2010, GMIT, AIT and WIT signed collaborative agreements in Saudi.
  • In 2011, GMIT and Marine Institute formed a new strategic alliance. In the same year, NUI Galway and GMIT also signed a strategic partnership.
  • In 2012, GMIT and RTÉ formed a new partnership.
  • In 2014, GMIT and LIT have formed a new strategic alliance.
  • GMIT has won the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in the years 2004 and 2007.

Quick Facts


Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1972

CampusURBAN / SUB URBAN

IntakeSeptember

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.

Ranking of Universities

World Ranking                     :        3052

Country Rank                       :         14

Address

http://www.gmit.ie

University Website

http://www.gmit.ie