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

GMIT students ambassadors preparing for Open Day

Several hundred secondary school pupils are expected to attend an Open Morning hosted by GMIT at the Galway campus this Saturday (13 October) from 10 am to 1pm.

GMIT Mayo will host a Human Rights seminar in conjunction the Rights Review Committee of Western Care Association and Mayo Self Advocacy in the Mayo campus on Tuesday, 16 October, as part of Mayo Social Inclusion week.