CIT and CIT Crawford College of Art and Design have a rich history of creative education. With an award winning Library, IT Building etc., CIT offers courses at undergraduate level from architecture to multi media.
Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Based in Dún Laoghaire in South Dublin- IADT is known for courses that bring science and design together, IADT have established a name for tough courses that challenge students. Tutors with both industry and academic backgrounds.
With five locations in the West of Ireland, GMIT has three research centres and two innovation-in-business centres. GMIT's Letterfrack campus contains the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Wood Technology.
IT Carlow offers campus-based specialist centres and range of creative courses: including courses in Visual Communications, Product Design, Digital Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture. The Institute also offers some design courses at its Wexford campus.
Part of LIT, LSAD is an award-winning, world-renowned centre. First Year students share a core year with helping to identify learner aptitudes and development potential. Each creative course has links with industry on a regional, national or international basis. Some design courses are based in LIT's Clonmel campus.
Maynooth University offers a range of award-winning creative undergraduate courses. The Design Department is home to the University Centre for Entrepreneurship, Design and Innovation (EDEN), where students can engage in designing new products and ventures.
If you want the real 'art school' experience walking around the Thomas Street campus will give you just that. NCAD have moved to a 3&2 module, which means you can complete a Degree in three years with a 2 year add-on for your masters qualification. Students are encouraged to get internships and travel abroad in third year.
Internationally recognised for its research led educative accomplishments, NUIG's resources include the acclaimed Huston School of Film and Digital Media where students have an opportunity to work collaboratively with industry professionals.
A renowned and award-winning institution, UCC was the first in Ireland or in the UK to appoint a female Professor in 1910. A broad range of Undergraduate courses including three in Architecture, three in Film & Screen Media and five Digital design courses.
Ulster University, based on four campuses Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown and Derry-Londonderry (Magee), offers creative courses in many areas. Resources are considerable, including purpose-built design spaces, exhibition areas,
WIT is a globally acknowledged, award-winning research and innovation led institution. The state of the art research and innovation centre house unique research groups with collaborative links to the creative courses.