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.

 

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

Accounting courses

Demand for Accountants has never been higher. At GMIT we have a range of accounting courses to suit all levels.

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Eamon Walsh, Head of Accounting & Information Systems at GMIT explains:

[L-R] are: Síona Cahill (Vice President for Equality and Citizenship), Amy Kelly (Vice President for Campaigns), Michael Kerrigan (President), Michelle Byrne (Vice President for the Southern Region), Niamh Murtagh (Vice President for Welfare), Jimmy McGovern (Vice President for the BMW Region), Oisin Hassan (Vice President for Academic Affairs)

GMIT School of Business graduates Michael Kerrigan and Amy Kelly were recently elected to the National Executive of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI).

Michael Kerrigan has been elected President of USI and Amy Kelly has been elected Vice President for Campaigns.

Latest News

L to R: Dr Jean Hughes, lecturer, Abby Bowden,  Dublin, Julie Ann Mathews, Offaly, Abby Fitzgerald, Kilkenny,  Aleksandra Skydlo, Galway and Dr Emer Quirke, lecturer.

Students from GMIT recently took part in the Annual Eurachem Analytical Measurement Competition hosted by DIT. The competition is open to second year students studying Laboratory Sciences in Universities and Institutes of Technology across Ireland.

Back Row, L to R: David Chandler, William Commins, Emma Keane, Tony Nolan, Mary O Toole, Brian Morrissey (lecturer), Gerry Talbot (Head of dept). Middle row, L to R, Anne O Leary (lecturer), Sinead Sheehy, Ellen Woods, Izabela Cela, Julie Delany, Artie Clifford, and front row, winners, Micheala O Gorman, Linda Rogers

Culinary Arts Management degree students Michaele Gorman and Linda Rogers have been named the winners of the GMIT Development Chef of the Year 2017 competition in association with Blenders.