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 & Instrumentation
  • 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 Lisa Ryan, GMIT

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Maria Staunton, Manager of the EMPOWER programme, delivered in GMIT’s Innovation Hubs in Galway and Mayo, and shortly to be rolled out in iHubs in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal through the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) institutes of GMIT, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT.

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