THE HOTEL SCHOOL
Welcome to the Hotel School at GMIT and one of the most exciting and dynamic industries you can live and work in almost anywhere in the world.
The world of Hospitality and Tourism is a flamboyant and vibrant industry to consider joining, graduates from this school can be found on every continent and every corner of the globe. Where else can you study for a world recognised qualification and gain invaluable industry experience in Europe, USA or even Asia.
The Hotel School is a leading provider of Hotel, Tourism and Culinary Arts programmes in Ireland. Awards from level 6 upwards provide learners with detailed knowledge in many disciplines and provide the essential facts and skills to help you pursue a successful and varied career in today's ever changing environment.
The Department of Hotel & Tourism Management offers degree programmes at level 8 & 7 in Hotel Management, Tourism, Retail & Customer Serivce, Event with Public Relations, Culinary Arts and Bar Management. The school was the first in Ireland to offer a degree in hotel management back in 1977 and this programme, the BA Hons in Hotel Management, remains our flagship award.
The Department of Hospitality and Culinary Arts offers a number of exciting and innovative programmes at level 6 in Culinary Arts, Tourism, Hospitality Studies and Bar Supervision. This department was confirmed by Failte Ireland as a 'Beacon Centre for Culinary Arts Education' in recent years and this is a testament to the outstanding dedicated team of lecturers working with our students in all disciplines.
The school works very closely with many professional bodies including Failte Ireland, Irish Hospitality Institute, Restaurant Association of Ireland, Irish Hotel Federation and the Vintners Association of Ireland but to name a few. Through our LINKS office we value our relationship with industry colleagues and work closely with them during programme design and curriculum updates.
Check out our website for lots of useful information and why not contact the LINKS office to arrange a visit to come and see hospitality in action for yourself.
We look forward to welcoming you to Galway and the Hotel School at GMIT.