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.

 

Work Placements

Are you interested in taking a GMIT Science student on Work Placement? Click here for opportunities.

 

***Important update for all School of Science and Computing students re: September 2020***

Find out your start dates, how many days you will need to be on-campus and more.

Notice for students re: 2020/21 Academic Year (18 September, 2020)

Find out what days you will need to be on campus (18 September, 2020)

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

Barry McMillan, Chair of the GMIT Academic Writing Centre, a valuable online academic resource for students in all campuses.

GMIT is delighted to announce that its excellent academic resource for students, the GMIT Academic Writing Centre, has transitioned fully to online delivery, offering focused academic writing tuition to all students, at all levels, across all disciplines on the Galway and Mayo campuses.

Dr Seán Duignan, Head of the GMIT Dept of Computer Science & Applied Physics.

GMIT is delighted to be a partner in hosting DojoMór2020, an exciting and fun online coding event for young people aged 7 to 17, where in one day (Saturday 24 October 2020), right across Ireland, they learn to create a simple game, build a website, and programme some electronics.