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

L to R: Nuzhafiq Noor Azman, Tuam, and Naqi Ahmad, Ballybane, who both graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing in Software Development, Batrisyia Amiruddin (Malaysia), who graduated with a Bachellor of Arts in Hotel and Catering Management, and Tahreem Shakeel, Ballinrobe, who graduated with Bachelor of Science Computing and Digital Media, pictured at the recent GMIT Conferrings in the Galmont Hotel, Galway.

Over 1,630 GMIT students are being conferred with awards at this year’s GMIT Conferrings taking place in Galway this month (November), with the Mayo campus conferrings taking place on Friday week, 29 November (11.30am), in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar.

L to R: Paul Mee (runner-up), B.Sc. (Hons) Architectural Technology student; Mary Rogers, Head of Department of Building and Civil Engineering, GMIT; Liz McGonigal, Marketing and Communications Director, MOY Materials; Pierce Kirrane, B.Sc. (Hons) Architectural Technology student and winner of the 2019 MOY Materials Bursary; and Ali-Al-Windi (runner-up), B.Sc. (Hons) Architectural Technology, pictured at the presentation of the bursary in GMIT recently.

Architectural Technology students in GMIT’s Department of Building & Civil Engineering are to benefit from a new bursary announced this semester by MOY Materials.