Department of Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences

The Department of Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences is a new department with a holistic approach to understanding human interactions with the natural, social, and cultural environment. It offers a range of undergraduate programmes in Outdoor Education, Social Sciences, History, Geography, Heritage related studies, Community Development and Youthwork. It also offers a part-time programme in Contemporary Art Practices. Programmes offer work experience, placements, or community-based projects, appropriate to the programme. The department has a strong emphasis on community engagement and links with our stakeholders for programme development, teaching & learning, and research. The department also offer a range of part-time postgraduate programmes.

Courses offered

Level Title Award Type Course type Location
Applied Leadership and Management Level 9 Applied Leadership and Management Certificate Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Applied Leadership and Management in Healthcare Level 9 Applied Leadership and Management in Healthcare Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Applied Leadership and Management in Healthcare Level 9 Applied Leadership and Management in Healthcare Postgraduate Diploma in Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Applied Leadership and Management in Social Care Level 9 Applied Leadership and Management in Social Care Postgraduate Diploma in Science Postgraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Outdoor Education, Sustainability and Well-being Level 9 Outdoor Education, Sustainability and Well-being Master of Science Postgraduate Mayo
Applied Social Care Level 8 Applied Social Care Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Community Development and Youth Work Level 8 Community Development and Youth Work Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Digital Mapping and Geographical Information Systems Level 8 Digital Mapping and Geographical Information Systems Certificate Professional Development/CPD, Springboard+ Mayo
Geography and Outdoor Education Level 8 Geography and Outdoor Education Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
History and Geography Level 8 History and Geography Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Outdoor Education Level 8 Outdoor Education Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Undergraduate Mayo
Peer Support Practice Level 8 Peer Support Practice Certificate Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Applied Social Care Level 7 Applied Social Care Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Mayo
Community Development and Youth Work Level 7 Community Development and Youth Work Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Mayo
Contemporary Art Practices Level 7 Contemporary Art Practices Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate, Professional Development/CPD Mayo
Culture and Environment Level 7 Culture and Environment Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Mayo
Outdoor Education and Leisure Level 7 Outdoor Education and Leisure Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate Mayo
History and Geography Level 6 History and Geography Higher Certificate in Arts Undergraduate Mayo

Dr Deirdre Garvey
Head of Department Environmental Humanities & Social Science
Email:  deirdre.garvey@gmit.ie
Tel:  094 9043100