ATU Mountbellew campus
Agriculture, food production, and environmental management are some of Ireland’s key industries.
ATU's campus in Mountbellew, Co. Galway, about 30 miles northeast of Galway City, offers degrees at Level 7 and Level 8.
All agricultural degrees are taught between ATU Mountbellew campus and ATU Galway City campus.
Typically, students are based at ATU Mountbellew campus for the first two years, and attend ATU Galway City on selected days per week.
Students then spend Years 3 and 4 at ATU Galway City.
Students learn on ATU Mountbellew's 169 ha working farm
Students benefit greatly from the practical experience gained on the working farm at ATU Mountbellew, which comprises of:
- Total area 169 ha
- 80+ cow dairy herd - pedigree Holstein
- Dry stock: 60 cow suckler herd, 60 unit calf to beef enterprise, sheep flock of 250 ewes
- 20 ha Forestry
- Milking parlour
- State-of-the-art grain store
- Sheep and cattle housing facilities
- Handling facilities