Department of Creative Education

Post-primary and post-graduate courses in teacher education.

GMIT Department of Creative Education

The Department of Creative Education offers undergraduate programmes in post-primary teaching and post-graduate programmes for those wishing to enhance their teaching and learning skills through career development.


Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Education (Design, Graphics and Construction)
This is a four-year, full-time course for those interested in becoming a post-primary teacher and passionate about Construction Studies and Design and Communication Graphics.

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Art, Design and Graphics
This is a four-year honours degree designed to provide a pathway for students to teach both Art and Design and Communication Graphics in Irish secondary schools.

Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning
The department also offer an MA in Teaching and Learning for academics who wish to develop and enhance their teaching and research skills in an applied manner.


The department has strong links with both the Teaching Council and initial teacher education providers.

GMIT is also part of the Western Institute of Studies in Education (WISE), an alliance with the National University of Ireland, Galway and St. Angela's College, Sligo.

What's Happening


The public health restrictions and industry uncertainties of the past 18 months left the team at GMIT's Centre for Creative Art & Media (CCAM) facing the challenge of how to deliver their 'Professional Practice and Projects' work placement module.

DCCI GMIT Partnership ZOOM: Rosemary Steen, CEO DCCI, Dr Orla Flynn, President, GMIT, Dr Paddy Tobin, Head of Schools of Design and Creative Arts, GMIT (Photo: Suzy O'Keefe, DCCI)

Design & Crafts Council Ireland announce innovative new partnership with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.

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Dr George Onofrei, Head of the GMIT School of Business.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has appointed Dr George Onofrei as the new Head of the GMIT School of Business, commencing this month (September 2021).

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