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

Dr Richard Thorn, Interim Head of GMIT Mayo.

A number of recommendations in the Working Group Report  ‘Developing a Sustainable Plan for the Mayo campus’  have been implemented including the development of a new Academic Plan, Marketing & Promotion Plan, and Community and Enterprise Engagement.

GMIT Mayo is opening its doors to the public on Tuesday, 6 November (10am – 1pm), for an Open Morning for secondary school students, parents and anyone interested in starting or returning to third-level study as a mature student.