GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

Why Study Agriculture? Agriculture, food production, environmental management are some of Ireland’s key industries. All of these areas depend greatly on the quality of the production systems and primary resources. Gaining a degree in Agriculture will provide a range of career paths and opportunities including: • Dairy, beef and sheep production • Food processing • Rural enterprise development

• Product development • Sales and marketing • Environmental management

• Farm advisory • Engineering

Learning Pathway

Level 6

Higher Certificate

2 Years total

Level 7

Bachelor Degree

3 Years (or 2 + 1)

Level 8

Honours Bachelor Degree

4 Years (or 3 + 1)

Level 9 / 10

Masters Degree / PhD Degree

All Agricultural Degrees are taught between the GMIT Mountbellew Campus and the GMIT Galway Campus.

Careers in Agriculture • Dairy, beef, and sheep production • Food processing • Farmmanagement • Rural enterprise development

• Product management • Environmental management

• Engineer • GLAS/FAS agricultural advisor • Teagasc • Agri-environmental scheme developer

• Food technologist • Teaching / Lecturer • Researcher • Scientist

• Product development • Sales and marketing

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