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

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