Study at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Ireland

  • GMIT is among the top ten technology institutes in Ireland, with over 7,000 students
  • GMIT is the 14th best university in Ireland as per QS World Rankings
  • GMIT is Ireland’s only university to have won the Sunday Times award of Best Technology Institute for three years.
  • Founded in 1972, the university enjoys top billing in the Top 50 under 50
  • GMIT offers Ireland’s only medical science accredited degree for international students
  • GMIT offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across a broad range of disciplines including business, accounting, software development, engineering, sciences (including health science), agriculture, wood technology, design and tourism & arts.
  • Located on the west coast of Ireland along the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’, GMIT operates five campuses between the Galway and Mayo counties

Why Study in Ireland

  • 2 Years Stay Back: 1 Year Masters / MBA and 2 years Post-study Work Visa. Bachelors degree provides at least 1 year stay back
  • Education Quality: Ireland’s education ranks in the Top 10 in the World
  • Safe & Friendly: One of the safest and the friendliest country in the world
  • 100% English-speaking Country: Ireland is an English speaking country. Remember – Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom (UK) and Southern part of Ireland is known as the Republic of Ireland
  • Companies in Ireland: You name some of the topmost companies and most of them will have their European headquarters (HQs) in Ireland. Ireland has the best of the tech world: Google, HP, Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, SAP, Twitter, Infosys, TCS, and mostly all. So here’s a list of companies in Ireland (and see how many have their headquarters in Ireland)Ireland is the largest exporter of software in the world and rates amongst the top five producers of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals globally. The ever-increasing demands of this high technology economy have ensured that the higher education technological sector offers the highest and most advanced standards and opportunities available today. 75+ Biopharmaceutical companies are in Ireland. Ireland is the 7th largest exporter of medicinal and pharmaceutical products in the world in 2014
  • Tax Structure: The taxation in Ireland for companies is 12.5%. Thus, you will have access to some of the topmost companies’ EU HQs in a smaller country. Again, there are top Institutions in Ireland and since its 100% English speaking, even the Companies prefer to be in Ireland
  • Permanent Residency: Ireland offers a great opportunity to settle down in the country if you have a job of over Euro 30000 annually!

So all in all, ONE year Masters + 2 Years Work Permit + Opportunity to Settle Down with access to work in 28 European countries!

For more detailed reasons and information about advantages of studying in Ireland, check out our Why Study in Ireland page

Entry Requirements to Study at GMIT, Ireland

General entry requirements (exact requirements may vary from course to course)

Postgraduate Courses

At least 60% in Bachelors (we recommend 65%) or CGPA of 7.5 or higher (on a scale of 10). IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

Undergraduate Courses (after 12th)

85% or higher for most courses (IBDP: 36 predicted or higher). IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

GMIT MBA program

Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of professional work experience after graduation. Which does not include summer placements, part-time or temporary work experience. GMAT score of 600 or higher (the average GMAT at UCD is 640). IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each module or TOEFL iBT: 100 (with min. score of 24 in writing, and min. 20 in reading, listening and speaking). All eligible applicants will be interviewed

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland Scholarships

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. Scholarships are upto 100% of the tuition fee. We encourage students to apply for Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland scholarship as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland scholarship application process at no cost

Several of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland  scholarships for Indian students:

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Non EU student scholarships: Available to full-time non-EU students for a bursary value of up to 30% discount on fees. These scholarships are available for students who qualify in recognition of an English language attainment, country of origin or both.

English Language Attainment Scholarship – IELTS 6.5 (Undergraduate and post graduate) – Bursary Value – 15%

Country of Origin Scholarship – The quantum of this scholarship ranges from 15% to 5% based on the Gross Domestic Product of the country that the student hails from, based on the World Bank figures.

The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships: The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships are open to students from outside the EU/EEA and provide an individual stipend of €10,000 and full fee waiver to 60 beneficiaries for one full year study on a Bachelor, Master or PhD programme.

Erasmus Mundus Scheme: An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds. Study must take place in at least two of the programme countries. Part of the studies can also take place where there is a partner-country institution involved.An EMJMD is a study programme of 60, 90 or 120 ECTS. This means that it lasts from a minimum of 12 months, to a maximum of 24 months and is open for Master’s students.

Some of the above scholarships are applicable for Masters level applicants. For undergraduate applications applying to study at GMIT after 12th, all the scholarships in the above list apply.

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Deadline for Applications

While there is no official deadline for applications, courses at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland fill up very fast. Typically, applicants may wish to apply by October of the previous year to when they hope to begin their course. Eg. if you are planning on a September 2020 start, you should apply by September 2019 preferably.

Masters level courses at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland specially in disciplines like Business, Computer Science and Information Systems, Engineering etc. Are in great demand and fill up quickly.

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland Business School recommends students to apply before September for the following year’s intake.