Department of Nursing and Social Care

Mayo Campus

Department of Nursing and Social Care

The Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Social Care in GMIT Mayo offers a range of courses in Nursing and Applied Social Studies.

Our courses:

  • Attract students who wish to work in a caring and supportive environment
  • Combine academic study with hands-on practical experience
  • Are delivered in a supportive learning environment both on campus and in placement sites

Career Opportunities:

Nursing and social care students have many opportunities that lead to challenging and rewarding careers.

  • Nursing students are trained to work in hospitals, day centres, clinics, community services, and in specialist services such as Intensive Care, A & E, Addictions, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and in peoples’ own homes
  • Students of Applied Social Studies are trained to work in a wide variety of work areas such as social care settings, youth work, childcare, working with people with disabilities, community development and interpersonal services

Latest News

Street and road view of the new extension to the GMIT iHub

GMIT President, Dr Fergal Barry, welcomes the decision by Galway City Council to grant planning permission for a substantial extension to the Innovation Hub building at the Galway (Dublin Road) campus.

One of the works in the exhibition - a tempera portrait of 'Sue Heap' by Benita Stoney.

GMIT Mayo is delighted to host Aluminium, a show of work by GMIT alumni of the part-time BA in Art and Design programme, opening on Friday 27 April from 6 to 8 pm in St Mary’s Hall on campus.