Department of Life and Physical Sciences

A selection of applied courses in biology, science and physics, with a strong focus on practical and project work

Dept of Life and Physical Sciences GMIT Galway campus

Do you want to study science programmes with the following features?

  • Work placement as part of the programme.
  • Programmes which are all APPLIED in nature.
  • Large element of practical and project work from year one.
  • Small class sizes.
  • An extremely successful graduate employment record.
  • Modularised programmes.

We also provide a common first year which offers students the opportunity at the end of year one to decide which degree they wish to pursue from year two onwards (subject to places being available and with the exception of Medical Science).

Contact Details

Head of Department of Life & Physical Sciences
Dr. Seamus Lennon



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Dr Fergal Barry, President of GMIT

GMIT has been successful in its application to the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to deliver 13 new free upskilling courses at its Mayo and Galway campuses under the recently announced Springboard+ 2018 programme.

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, warmly welcomes the appointment of the technical advisers to the Higher Education PPP programme, which includes the strategically important 5,500 m² STEM building project at GMIT’s Galway campus.