GMIT Business students in Cafe Foyer

School of Business

Choose from a wide range of business courses at ATU Galway City campus

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.

Our business degrees are designed so that you can switch from one Business course to another if you change your mind about what you want to study.  Find out more - download our school brochure below

School of Business Brochure (PDF, 2.18MB)

Subject Areas

ATU School of Business offers courses in the following areas:

  • Accounting

  • Business

  • Business Information Systems

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Finance & Economics

  • Human Resource Management

  • Marketing & Sales

  • Rural Enterprise & Agri-Business

ATU’s School of Business is a centre for accounting education in the West of Ireland, with a range of courses that lead to undergraduate, post-graduate and professional accounting qualifications.

See the School of Business Exemplar 2022 for more.

Real-world Interaction

Our students often comment on the learning and enjoyment they get from the practical projects they undertake as part of their business degree in GMIT. Typical projects include:

  • Running events for charities

  • Hosting an election debate and mock election with local politicians

  • Preparing a fantasy budget, in advance of the real budget

  • Developing a digital marketing plan for a company

Industry Links

ATU School of Business has close links to industrial, commercial, private and public sector organisations, and has built lasting relationships with all relevant professional bodies.  This ensures our graduates have a smooth and successful transition from college to the world of work.

Departments in the School of Business

Interested in earning a Business degree? Get in touch! We would love to hear from you.

Dr Seamus Lennon
Head of School of Business
Email: Seamus Lennon                                                                      

Dr Meghann Drury-Grogan
Head of Department of Enterprise and Technology
Phone: +353 (0)91 74 2559
Email: Dr Meghann Drury-Grogan

Deirdre Lusby
Head of Department for Business and Accounting
Tel: +353 (0)91 742222
Email: Deirdre Lusby

Michael Gill
Head of Department of Organisational Development
Tel: +353 (0)94 9043174
Email: Michael Gill

General Enquiries

Tel: +353 (0)91 742749
Email: Jackie Walsh

Our address is:

School of Business
ATU Galway City campus
Old Dublin Road,
Galway, Ireland, H91 TRNW