GMIT Mountbellew

Courses in agri-business, agri-engineering and agri-science

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Agriculture, food production, and environmental management are some of Ireland’s key industries.

GMIT's campus in Mountbellew, Co. Galway, about 30 miles north east of Galway City, offers degrees in:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture and Environmental Management
  • Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business

 

Location

All agricultural degrees are taught between GMIT Mountbellew Campus and GMIT Galway Campus.

Typically, students are based at GMIT Mountbellew campus for the first two years, and attend GMIT Galway campus on selected days per week.

Students then spend Years 3 and 4 at GMIT Galway campus.

 

Farm Facilities

Students benefit greatly from the practical experience gained on the working farm at GMIT Mountbellew, which comprises of:

  • Total area 169 ha
  • 80+ cow dairy herd - pedigree Holstein
  • Dry stock: 60 cow suckler herd, 60 unit calf to beef enterprise, sheep flock of 250 ewes
  • 20 ha Forestry
  • Milking parlour
  • State-of-the-art grain store
  • Sheep and cattle housing facilties
  • Handling facilities

 

Further Information

GMIT Mountbellew
Head of Centre
Tom Burke

Tel: +353 9096 79205
Email: Tom Burke

Website: www.mountbellewagri.com

Latest News

GMIT student Margaret Murray (centre) who won the Diploma in Quality Management Student of the Year, Year 1, at the National Q Mark Awards held recently in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin, pictured with GMIT lecturer Rachel McCarthy (left) and Irene Collins, Managing Director of EIQA.

GMIT student Margaret Murray from Claregalway, Co Galway, has won the national "Student of the Year” award for Quality Management 1 from EIQA at the National Q Mark Awards formal presentation ceremony in Dublin recently.

Celine Curtin, Head of Department, Centre for the Creative Arts and Media (CCAM), GMIT, Jacinta Moore, GMIT student, exhibition organiser and Curator, Donal Haughey, lecturer, Film and Documentary programme.

GMIT’s Centre for the Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) this week opened a unique and exciting photography exhibition which has travelled almost 4,000 miles from Michigan State University, USA.  The exhibit will be on display in CCAM at the Cluain Mhuire campus, until Friday, 30 November (2018).