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

Lucia Cloonan, School of Business, receiving the GMIT President’s Award for Teaching Excellence from Dr Fergal Barry, President of GMIT

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, presented four outstanding GMIT academics, Lucia Cloonan, Paul Leamy, Dr Paul O’Dowd, and Dr Cormac Quigley, with the GMIT President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at this year’s GMIT Conferring ceremonies, attended by their families, friends and colleague

Front cover - Galway County 1916 Rising Heritage Trail

A bilingual guide book, the Galway County 1916 Rising Heritage Trail: Go Explore the Historic Sites & Memorials, will be officially launched in the Lady Gregory Hotel at 2 pm on Thursday 14 December 2017 by Cllr Eileen Mannion, Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway.