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CAO Change of Mind

Check out our CAO Change of Mind 2020 brochure - it's packed with tips and useful information for CAO Change of Mind (PDF, 15MB)


CAO Alert List 2020

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

  • GA285: Education (Art, Design and Graphics) – CCAM campus (Level 8)
  • GA685: Manufacturing Engineering Design – Galway campus (Level 8)
  • GA864: Early Childhood Education and Care – Mayo campus (Level 6)
  • GA891: Geography and Outdoor Education – Mayo campus (Level 8)
  • GA974: Furniture Design, Making and Technology (Common First Year) – Letterfrack (Level 7)
  • GA984: Furniture Design, Making and Technology (Common First Year) – Letterfrack (Level 8)

CANCELLED courses for CAO 2020 entry:

  • GA375: Retail Management - Galway campus (Level 7)
  • GA385: Retail Management - Galway campus (Level 8)
  • GA875: Sustainable Building Technology - Mayo campus (Level 7)
  • GA876: Community Development and Youth Work - Mayo campus (Level 7)
  • GA877: Business - Mayo campus (Level 7)
  • GA878: Accounting and Financial Management - Mayo campus (Level 7)
  • GA886: Business - Mayo campus (Level 8)
  • GA888: Sustainable Building Technology - Mayo campus (Level 8)
  • GA892: Community Development and Youth Work – Mayo campus (Level 8)

GMIT at a glance

Latest News

GMIT President Dr Orla Flynn talking online with Glenn Vollebregt, CEO at St Lawrence College, Canada.

GMIT’s Galway International Hotel School and St Lawrence College, Ontario, Canada, have signed a new articulation agreement which will support the global tourism industry by offering an international hospitality award to Irish and Canadian students and is due to begin later this year.

GMIT’s Dermot O’Donovan, Project Manager, Education and Work Integrated Learning (eWIL).

GMIT’s Letterfrack campus has been synonymous with furniture design and wood technology since 1987, working with regionally dispersed, small and micro enterprises in areas such as architectural woodworking, cabinetmaking, panel processing, kitchen manufacturing, bespoke furniture, shop fitting an