Postgraduate FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Postgraduate Study in GMIT

Postgraduate FAQ

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions in relation to postraduate study in GMIT. If you have any other question that is not listed here please email us at Admissions or call us on 091 742262 or 742305

What programmes can I apply for?

GMIT offers taught postgraduate and research postgraduate opportunities. To see the list of taught courses we offer, see our Taught Postgraduates . If you are interested in a Research Postgraduate, please see our Research Postgraduate section.

How do I apply for a Postgraduate Course?

GMIT accepts direct applications for full-time taught postgraduates from the 1st of November to the 31st of May through Online Admissions.

The web application you will need when submitting an application is E9.

Apply for a taught postgraduate now (link to external site).

For information on how to apply for a research postgraduate please email Research

When will I be offered a place?

Provisional Offers are sent on receipt of applications and guarantee your place subject to you achieving the required cognate qualification and subject to places being available on the programme and the programme being viable.

Once we have received your documentation, your application will be assessed by the relevant Head of Department, and firm offers of a place on the programme are sent out, where applicable.

Can I defer my place if I'm offered?

No, you cannot defer your offer on a postgraduate programme. If you do not wish to take up your place, please email Admissions and you can re-apply for the programme when you are free to do so.

How much will it cost?

The cost of postgraduate programmes varies and some of the fees do not include registration with external bodies i.e. ACCA or other such fees.

Please see the Fees Section for more information.

Is there any funding available?

SUSI is the national awarding authority for all higher education grants.

In April 2017 the Minister for Education and Skills announced that additional funding was secured to facilitate the reinstatement of full maintenance grants from September 2017 for the most disadvantaged postgraduate students. To see if you are eligible please go to SUSI

Do you offer any scholarships?

For 2017 GMIT is delighted to offer one scholarship for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting. The scholarship includes;

  • A place on the Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting programme commencing in September 2017 worth over €5,000.
  • All course materials, registration fees and exam fees.
  • The scholarship is a fee scholarship (fee waiver – no cash alternative).

For criteria and more information see Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting