CAO Advice

New courses, tips and advice for CAO

Students outside GMIT

Have you questions about CAO, or about GMIT campuses and courses? 

We're here to help.

- Phone us at 091 74 2390

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- Contact us to organise a campus tour

Or, check out the links below for information on new courses at GMIT, top tips for filling out your CAO form, scholarship and entry schemes and advice for mature students (aged 23+).

***Download our CAO Brochure 2019 here*** (PDF, 9MB)


CAO Alert List 2020

NEW courses for CAO 2020 entry (see our new courses page for details):

  • GA892 – BA (Hons) Community Development and Youth Work – Mayo Campus (Level 8)
  • GA685 – BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering Design (Level 8)
  • GA876 – BA Community Development and Youth Work – Mayo Campus (Level 7)
  • GA864 – Early Childhood Education and Care – Mayo Campus (Level 6)

CANCELLED courses for CAO 2020 entry:

  • GA385 – Retail Management (Level 8)
  • GA886 – Business (Mayo Campus) (Level 8)
  • GA888 – Sustainable Building Technology (Mayo Campus) (Level 8)
  • GA375 – Retail Management (Level 7
  • GA875 – Sustainable Building Technology (Mayo Campus) (Level 7)
  • GA877 – Business (Mayo Campus) (Level 7)
  • GA878 – Accounting and Financial Management (Mayo Campus) (Level 7)

GMIT at a glance

Latest News

Dr Orla Flynn, President of GMIT.

GMIT welcomed the arrival of Dr Orla Flynn as President of GMIT on 18 March in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dr Seamus Lennon (left), Acting Assistant Registrar, GMIT, and Brian Murphy, Assistant National Director, Strategic Planning, HSE, at the GMIT Contact Tracing Centre in the Dublin Road campus’ IT Centre.

GMIT staff commenced work today (Monday 30 March) as contract tracing volunteers in a newly established Contact Tracing Centre in the Dublin Road (Galway) campus, set up in partnership with the Health Service Executive (HSE).  Work is also ongoing to operate another Contact Tracing Centre in the