Department of Nursing and Social Care

Mayo Campus

Department of Nursing and Social Care

The Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Social Care in GMIT Mayo offers a range of courses in Nursing and Applied Social Studies.

Our courses:

  • Attract students who wish to work in a caring and supportive environment
  • Combine academic study with hands-on practical experience
  • Are delivered in a supportive learning environment both on campus and in placement sites

Career Opportunities:

Nursing and social care students have many opportunities that lead to challenging and rewarding careers.

  • Nursing students are trained to work in hospitals, day centres, clinics, community services, and in specialist services such as Intensive Care, A & E, Addictions, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and in peoples’ own homes
  • Students of Applied Social Studies are trained to work in a wide variety of work areas such as social care settings, youth work, childcare, working with people with disabilities, community development and interpersonal services

Latest News

L to R: Mark Costello, Director BIM RPS; Shirley Comerford, Head of Strategic Human Resources, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER); Mary Rogers, Head of Department of Building and Civil Engineering, GMIT; and Gerry Carty, Managing Director, RPS.

The GMIT Department of Building & Civil Engineering and RPS were delighted to win the ‘Excellence in Education and Training’ Award at the 2018 Human Resource Leadership and Management Awards, held in Dublin recently.

Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland

GMIT is delighted to host a free public seminar on Consumer Protection by Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct, Central Bank of Ireland, on Thursday 12 April in the Galway campus (Theatre 995, 11am - 12.30pm) and Mayo campus (Theatre P002, 4.40pm to 7pm).