Languages at GMIT

French, German, Spanish and Irish

Students outside GMIT

We live in a global economy.

So, why not try out two or three language classes during your first few weeks in GMIT?

 

Why study a language in GMIT?

Ultimately, having a language will improve your employability once you graduate.

If you study a language at GMIT, you can:

  • Study abroad for a semester, or even a full year through the Erasmus Exchange programme
  • Do a work placement in another country as part of your course
  • Take part in international trips and events
  • Consider international career opportunities
  • Show future employers you are flexible and adaptable

Check out GMIT Languages on Facebook to see photos from our trips and events.

 

Languages on offer in GMIT:

  • French (Beginners)
  • German (Beginners)
  • Spanish (Beginners)
  • Irish (Intermediate)

 

Languages are available as elective subjects on the following courses in the Galway campuses:

BUSINESS

TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND HERITAGE

*** If you are interested in catering and hospitality, check out the award-winning Eurocatering Language Training programme, a free online language kit for professionals in the catering and hospitality sector (GMIT were the Irish partners in this exciting Euorpean project).***

CREATIVE ARTS AND MEDIA

ENGINEERING

Latest News

Cian Dalton, Claregalway overall winner of the GMIT Mechanical and Industrial Student Expo (2021) whose project is now eligible for direct entry into Engineer Ireland Innovative Student of the Year competition.

A GMIT Engineering student’s prototype of a water surface waste cleaner which can be used to safeguard against ecological degradation has won him Engineers Ireland West Project Award at the annual GMIT Mechanical and Industrial Student Expo (2021).

GMIT Virtual Choir at rehearsals on Zoom. [Photo: Sean Rowland].

GMIT Virtual Choir have released “Bohemian Rhapsody”, its sixth virtual project in the past year. The arrangement of this iconic Freddie Mercury song is by Mark Brymer with GMIT Choir Director Sean Rowland adding several parts.