Jobs Stimulus

Free and subsided places on short, modular courses

GMIT Jobs Stimulus modular courses

GMIT is offering free and subsided places on 28 short, modular courses and one postgraduate programme under the Jobs Stimulus package announced on Tuesday, 27 October 2020.

The Jobs Stimulus package has been designed to help get people back to work, upskill workers, and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of COVID-19.

See below for a list of the modules on offer, and details on how to apply.

Or, download our #JobsStimulus brochure here (PDF, 1.23MB)



The Jobs Stimulus package provides FREE college places for people who are unemployed, returning to the workforce, or were previously self-employed.

If you are already working, you can also participate by paying 10 per cent of the normal fee. Fees are indicated on each course/module page.



1. Check you are eligible for the Jobs Stimulus package, and meet minimum academic entry requirements

2. Apply online. Please refer to the module webpage (listed below) for online application details. Applications will close on 16th December, 2020 after which all applications will be assessed in line with HEA eligibility criteria. Applicants will be notified after the closing date if they are to be offered a place on their selected module(s).

3. Email your supporting documentation to




Nutrition through the Life Cycle

Nutrition Human Nutrition and Metabolism  03/05/2021
Nutrition Evaluating the Evidence for Public Health Nutrition  17/05/2021


* All courses/modules are offered subject to viable numbers

Further Information: 

GMIT has been awarded funding for this initiative as part of the government’s announcement on the July stimulus package, where an additional funding allocation of €47.5m was provided for Higher Education skills-related programmes.

Read Press Release (27 October 2020) from the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science.

Note: Applicants' data will be shared with the Higher Education Authority (HEA). For more details, see the HEA Student Collection Notice 2020/21, which forms part of our Student Privacy Statement.