School of Business

Choose from a wide range of business courses at GMIT Galway campus

GMIT School of Business

Business is one of the most popular degree choices in Ireland due to the exciting and varied career options available to graduates.

With a wide range of courses on offer at undergraduate and post-graduate level, business students in GMIT have embraced the flexibility a degree in Business offers, all while enjoying the vibrant student city of Galway.

 

***Important update for all School of Business students re: September 2020***

Find out your start dates, how many days you will need to be on-campus and more.

Download the School of Business update for September 2020 here (PDF, 260KB)

 

Flexibility

Our business degrees are designed so that you can switch from one Business course to another if you change your mind about what you want to study.  Find out more - download our brochure here.

 

Subject areas

GMIT School of Business offers courses in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Business Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance & Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Rural Enterprise & Agri-Business

GMIT’s School of Business is a centre for accounting education in the West of Ireland, with a range of courses that lead to undergraduate, post-graduate and professional accounting qualifications.

 

Real-world Interaction

Our students often comment on the learning and enjoyment they get from the practical projects they undertake as part of their business degree in GMIT.  Typical projects include:

  • Running events for charities
  • Hosting an election debate and mock election with local politicians
  • Preparing a fantasy budget, in advance of the real budget
  • Developing a digital marketing plan for a company

 

Industry Links

GMIT School of Business has close links to industrial, commercial, private and public sector organisations, and has built lasting relationships with all relevant professional bodies.  This ensures our graduates have a smooth and successful transition from college to the world of work.

GMIT School of Business Graduates 2014

What's Happening

Universal Design for Teaching and Learning

Laura Hegarty lecturer in Marketing in the School of Business was shortlisted for the John Kelly Award for UDL (Universal Design for Teaching and Learning) in Further and Higher Education 2020.

Tony Murphy ECA

Guest speaker Tony Murphy is the Irish auditor on the European Court of Auditors (ECA) in Luxembourg. Mr Murphy will give a one-hour presentation focusing on the work of the ECA, and on internships in the ECA.

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