Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics

GMIT's Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics offers courses in the following areas:

  • Computing and Digital Media
  • Physics and Instrumentation
  • Software Development

We emphasise a 'hands on', 'can do' attitude, and provide you with the skill-set needed to achieve initial employment, and to advance your career prospects in the future.

Our software development programmes have a heavy emphasis on practical programming whereas the business/media-oriented programmes are more directed towards the development and deployment of computer-related solutions and products.  The aim is to give you a broad base in modern computer skills and position you for entry and progression in a wide range of careers.

Courses offered

Level Title Award Type Course type Location
Computing and Digital Media Level 8 Computing and Digital Media Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Computing in Software Development Level 8 Computing in Software Development Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Physics and Instrumentation Level 8 Physics and Instrumentation Bachelor of Science (Honours) Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Computing and Digital Media Level 7 Computing and Digital Media Bachelor of Science Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Computing in Software Development Level 7 Computing in Software Development Bachelor of Science Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Network Cybersecurity Level 7 Network Cybersecurity Bachelor of Science Undergraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo
Physics and Instrumentation Level 7 Physics and Instrumentation Bachelor of Science Undergraduate Galway - Dublin Road
Cybersecurity Operations Level 9 Cybersecurity Operations Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
Data Cybersecurity Level 7 Data Cybersecurity Certificate Professional/CPD Mayo
Digital Mapping and Geographical Information Systems Level 8 Digital Mapping and Geographical Information Systems Certificate Professional/CPD, Springboard+ Galway - Dublin Road
Network Cybersecurity Level 7 Network Cybersecurity Certificate Professional/CPD, Springboard+ Mayo
Computing in Data Analytics Level 8 Computing in Data Analytics Higher Diploma in Science Professional/CPD, Springboard+
Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance Level 8 Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance Higher Diploma in Science Postgraduate, Springboard+ Mayo
Software Development Level 8 Software Development Higher Diploma in Science Postgraduate, Springboard+ Galway - Dublin Road
Cybersecurity Operations Level 9 Cybersecurity Operations Master of Science Postgraduate, Professional/CPD Mayo

Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics
Head of Department 
Dr Sean Duignan

Tel: +353 (0)91 742143
Email: Sean Duignan