Department of Natural Sciences

GMIT Science student

GMIT's Department of Natural Sciences offers a variety of science degrees with a strong applied focus. 

Courses in this department are as follows:

  • Agricultural and Environmental Management (GMIT Mountbellew/Galway campuses)
  • Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science
  • Forensic Science & Analysis
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Sport and Exercise Science

There is strong emphasis on learning by 'doing' to develop practical knowledge and critical thinking skills.

All degrees also include a work placement.

 

Contact Details:

Department of Natural Sciences
Head of Department
Dr Lisa Ryan

Tel: +353 (0)91 742556
Email: Dr Lisa Ryan

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Dr Debbie Corcoran

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Dr Lisa Ryan, GMIT

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