Department of Life and Physical Sciences

A selection of applied courses in biology, science and physics, with a strong focus on practical and project work

Dept of Life and Physical Sciences GMIT Galway campus

Do you want to study science programmes with the following features?

  • Work placement as part of the programme.
  • Programmes which are all APPLIED in nature.
  • Large element of practical and project work from year one.
  • Small class sizes.
  • An extremely successful graduate employment record.
  • Modularised programmes.

We also provide a common first year which offers students the opportunity at the end of year one to decide which degree they wish to pursue from year two onwards (subject to places being available and with the exception of Medical Science).

Contact Details

Head of Department of Life & Physical Sciences
Dr. Seamus Lennon



What's Happening

Dr Lisa Ryan, GMIT

(Interview with Dr Lisa Ryan, Department of Natural Sciences, GMIT)

Latest News

The following three GMIT campuses will re-open as normal tomorrow, Tuesday, 17th October, 2017:

3D image of the proposed STEM building at GMIT Galway

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, and the Chief Executive of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), Dr Joseph Ryan, welcome the announcement today (16 October) of a major capital investment in higher education.