School of Science and Computing

A broad range of courses with a strong emphasis on practical skills.

GMIT students in science lab

GMIT's School of Science and Computing offers a broad range of undergraduate degree programmes, and is comprised of three departments:

Department of Biopharmaceutical & Medical Science

Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics

Department of Natural Sciences

 

We place a strong emphasis on active investigation, giving students the opportunity to acquire research skills through practical projects and work placements.

This style of learning helps in developing graduate skills and attributes that are attractive to employers. 

Read more about studying Science at GMIT.

 

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What's Happening

Dr Debbie Corcoran

Researchers Dr Debbie Corcoran, Dr Sheila Faherty and Sandy Bakankio BSc, Department of Biopharmaceutical and Medical Science, GMIT, in collaboration with members of the HSE’s national Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control team (AMRIC) - surveillance scientist Maria Molloy and Communicat

Dr Lisa Ryan, GMIT

(Interview with Dr Lisa Ryan, Department of Natural Sciences, GMIT)

Latest News

Pictured at the launch of the 2021 Connacht Rugby/GMIT Summer Talent Programme is President of Connacht Rugby Ann Heneghan (centre right) and GMIT President Dr Orla Flynn (centre) with members of the 2021 Summer Talent Programme. [Photo: Ryan Byrne, INPHO.]

Connacht Rugby in conjunction with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) are delighted to announce a Summer Talent Programme as part of a new agreement between the two organisations.

Dr Eugene McCarthy, GMIT Department of Analytical, Biopharmaceutical & Medical Science.

GMIT’s School of Science and Computing has launched five exciting new Master of Science programmes commencing September 2021; the MSc in Sport and Clinical Biomechanics, MSc in Nutrition and Sensory Science, MSc in Medical Science, MSc in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and the MSc in Internation