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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Dr Debbie Corcoran

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Dr Lisa Ryan, GMIT

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

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