Galway Technical Institute

Full-Time Courses

Full-time QQI-certified day courses in business, health, beauty, computing, engineering, art/design, and sport/leisure.


Part-Time Courses

Part-time QQI-certified courses in Applied Health & Social Sciences, Art & Design, Business, Media, Fashion, Hairdressing & Beauty, Computing & Engineering and Sport & General Studies.


School of Music

The School of Music at GTI offers instrumental as well as theory classes.


GTI 2018-2019 Full-time Course Applications

Click here to download the prospectus for 2018-2019. Click here to apply for courses. Final applications are being accepted on all courses. Click here to see terms and conditions. There are over 50 different courses to choose from  including many new courses.

GTI Part-time and Evening courses

Part-time and Evening courses are commencing week of 24th September in Galway Technical Institute. There is a wide variety of courses to suit everyone wishing to learn a new skill, gain a professional qualification or start a new hobby. Click here to apply.

GTI App competition winner

Congratulations to Emily Murphy who won the App Competition and received an iPad worth €350. She was presented with her prize by Principal Geraldine Gibbons.  For those that did not enter the competition, you may still  download the GTI App ( search for Galway Technical Institute App) from App store or  This is a fantastic communication tool to find out GTI news and to apply for courses for 2018-2019.


Erasmus+ Work Placements

As part of the Erasmus+  Work Placements and in association with Léargas and the EU Commission: In May, 4 Business Managment students are on placement in Cueta and 4 in Devon. 4 Fashion students are in Grenoble, France.  In April, 10 students were on placements in Tenerife: 4 from Health Science, 2 from Hairdressing and Beauty, 3 from Emergency Care Services and 1 from Security Services. There were 6 students from Information Technology Department in Poland, 5 from Nursing Studies in Sweden and 5 from Information Technology and Office Adminstration in Portugal.

Launch of Pathway Guide to NUIG for QQI graduates

NUI Galway launched its Pathways Guide to higher education for Further Education graduates today at GTI. This will see an increase from 60 to 170 places in undergraduate programmes for those progressing from FE QQI Programmes. Some courses may require either a Level 5 or Level 6 QQI award with five distinctions. Find out more at or 

Technology Enhanced Learning

Students and teachers in GTI are using our new iPad Pros in the Art, Beauty & Hairdressing departments for technology enhanced learning. SOLAS have a strategy for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Further Education and Training 2016-2019 and in this strategy Technology-Enhanced Learning is defined as “Using Technology to Facilitate and Support Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices”.

GTI Programmes & Services

Click on the link to see all that GTI has to offer from the learners' perspective.


Student Finance

For all queries relating to maintenance grants and student finance information, see or the Student Universal Support Ireland website

For students applying for BTEA & VTOS grants see the link below to download application forms