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Special Purpose Award in Business Analytics

The Certificate in Business Analytics is a conversion course for graduates of Level 7 programmes in any discipline.

This will enable students to apply data analysis and business intelligence techniques to their own discipline.

They will explore how data is created, stored and accessed as well as how to extract, interpret and present data. They will use tools and techniques to predict future behaviour and ultimately help business gain useful insights and make better decisions.

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Certificate in Business in Agricultural Entrepreneurship (Springboard)

The Certificate in Business in Agricultural Entrepreneurship will give you a foundation in business and entrepreneurship in the context of the agricultural sector.

This FREE, ONLINE course is designed to stimulate creative thinking and innovation, while delivering the business fundamentals to enable participants to develop, and potentially launch, product and service ideas for the agricultural sector.

The focus of the course is on idea to launch of an agricultural business idea (product or service).

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Foundation Studies Diploma – Business (Galway)

This intensive part-time course is for Mature Applicants aged 22 or over commencing on Saturday 9th of September for 26 weeks.

The course has been designed for people who have been out of the formal education system for some time, and are interested in studying Business, Law or Arts at third level.

The aim of the course is to prepare students for direct entry to relevant undergraduate degree programmes at NUI Galway or Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT).

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Accounting Technicians Ireland - Technician Programme (Part Time)

Accounting technicians are qualified accounting professionals who work at all levels of finance.

They can work in all types of organisations and are widely employed throughout the public sector, industry and commerce and in private accountancy practices. They are involved in the day-to-day practical work of accountancy and play a key operational role in producing reliable financial information.

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Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management

Graduates will be prepared for a career in a modern HRM function, and also have the knowledge and skills required to proceed to further academic and professional education. This programme will produce capable, adaptable, resilient and self-confident graduates with a capacity for independent thought and judgement and a specialised knowledge of Human Resource Management. The degree is designed around six key themes, namely human resources management, human resources skills development, business knowledge, accounting and finance, and sustainability and wellness.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting

The Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PDA), which has been running in GMIT since 2010, is designed to fast-track graduates who wish to pursue careers in Accountancy or Taxation.

It is a one year “conversion programme” aimed at non-accounting graduates from disciplines such as Arts, Computers, Education, Engineering, and Science. Business or Commerce graduates, who have not majored in Accountancy, may also find the programme beneficial. 

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School of Business

Business is one of the most popular degree choices in Ireland due to the exciting and varied career options available to graduates.

With a wide range of courses on offer at undergraduate and post-graduate level, business students in GMIT have embraced the flexibility a degree in Business offers, all while enjoying the vibrant student city of Galway.


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Photo by David Gray / Finisterre. Courtesy of Dr Easkey Britton.

In celebration of International Women’s Day, GMIT Mayo Students Services are delighted to welcome champion surfer, environmentalist and ambassador for women’s surfing and gender equality Dr Easkey Britton who will give a presentation entitled "We are ocean: cross-cultural connections between peop

Lecturer Katharine West, new Fulbright Ambassador for GMIT.

The Fulbright Commission is delighted to announce that Katharine West, lecturer in Ceramics, Contemporary Art and Industrial Design at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Centre for Creative Arts and Media (CCAM), is the new Fulbright Alumni Ambassador for GMIT.

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John Fitzgerald at GMIT

ESRI’s John Fitzgerald to deliver lecture on Irish economy and policy challenges to GMIT Business students

Business Staff at Brexit Masterclass

GMIT Fellow, Pat McDonagh hosted a Brexit Masterclass in Loughrea on Wednesday 26th September.

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