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)

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Ivan McPhillips, lecturer in the School of Business, GMIT.

The GMIT School of Business has been awarded funding through the Government/HEA Springboard+ programme to provide a free online course in Family Business to 50 successful applicants.