GMIT holding virtual postgraduate open day

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Galway Daily news GMIT holding virtual postgraduate open day

GMIT will be holding a virtual open day for potential postgraduate students this week.

More than 40 different postgraduate course in the areas of business, science & computing, engineering, and more will be showcased this Thursday.

Staff, researchers and postgraduate students will be available to answer questions at the live event which will be formally opened by the President of GMIT, Dr Orla Flynn, and addressed by heads of different disciplines.

Margaret Mulchrone, GMIT Graduate Studies Coordinator said “We are really looking forward to connecting with people interested in pursuing a postgraduate programme, going in a new direction or deepening their knowledge in their existing career journey.”

“We have an exciting line up with over 20 members of our academic team presenting on their postgraduate courses on the night.”

“By using a virtual platform we are able to reach out to a wider national and international audience and many of our current students are from EU countries and overseas,” she added.

Due to industry demand, the range of postgraduate courses at GMIT has expanded in recent years to include a dedicated department of Sports, Exercise and Nutrition.

The open day will take place online this Thursday, February 17 from 6pm to 8pm. To register for this event go to https://openday.gmit.ie/.

GMIT is currently merging with IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT to form the Atlantic Technological University, which will officially come into being at the start of April.

Whoever enrolls on these postgraduate programmes will be graduating with a university qualification.