School of Engineering

Training students for careers in building & civil, electronic & electrical and mechanical & industrial engineering

GMIT School of Engineering

Why become an engineer?

Engineers make a difference to people’s lives.

Engineering is about using science and mathematics to solve problems – whether it’s designing a building, building a structure, preventing pollution, or creating advanced technologies.

What are the career prospects?

With the recent upturn in the engineering industry, graduates can expect good starting salaries, and opportunities to progress their careers quickly.

Many engineers go on to hold senior positions in their organisation. In fact, engineering has long been ranked as the most common undergraduate degree among Fortune 500 CEOs. 

Why study engineering at GMIT?

GMIT’s School of Engineering provides a broad range of engineering and technology courses at Higher Certificate, Degree and Honours Degree level, and upskilling opportunities for those already in the workplace.

GMIT’s engineering degrees are accredited by all relevant professional bodies, including Engineers Ireland, the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI), the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) and The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Student Life

Students enjoy a varied education including project-based learning, group work, and a final-year project which is designed to challenge students on real industry problems.

Students can also do work placement modules in Ireland or overseas, or decide to study overseas for a semester in Europe, and North America.

GMIT’s engineering courses fall under one of the following three departments (just click on the links to find out more):

Department of Building & Civil Engineering

Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Head of School

Gerard Mac Michael
Tel: +353 91 742201
Email: Gerard Mac Michael

School Office

Jacinta Hennelly
Tel: +353 91 742201
Email: Jacinta Hennelly

Marian Hynes
Tel: +353 91 742251
Email: Marian Hynes

Address

School of Engineering
GMIT
Dublin Road
Galway

What's Happening

Delegates attending the GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference in GMIT (Photo by Staunton Media)
Attending the GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference, L to R:  Dr Fergal Barry, GMIT President, Martin Taggart, Conference Chair and lecturer, John O Regan, Director of AECOM Ireland, Tom Parlon, Director General of the Construction Industry Federation, Seán Canney, Minister of State at the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief (Photo by Staunton Media)
Students and delegates in the GMIT New Foyer at the GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference (Photo by Staunton Media)

The 7th Annual GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference was held at the GMIT Dublin Road campus on Tuesday 7th March, hosted by the Department of Building and Civil Engineering.

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GMIT's City of Galway Training Restaurant (Galway campus)

Students in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts (CTA) are to host a very special culinary dining experience on Monday next, 27 March, in aid of the RNLI Galway Lifeboat Station, the charity that saves lives at sea.