National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design & Technology

Students at National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design & Technology

Due to our reputation and award-winning students, our graduates are highly sought after within the industry with an exceptional record of employment upon graduation.


Open Day

We hosted our spring virtual open day on Saturday March 27th, to catch up on all the presentations, Q&A’s  and programme information please go to:
Past Events - GMIT Virtual Open Day


Furniture Industry Courses - New Structure

All furniture industry courses (see list below) have a common first year.

So, if you are unsure of which path to choose, please select the Common Entry programme GA974 (level 7) or GA984 (Level 8).

You will then be introduced to the three pathways during your first year, and can then make your specific programme choice for second-year.

You can find further information on each of these programmes in our Programme Brochure (PDF 3.73MB).

Level 8    
GA984 BSc (Hons) Furniture Design, Making and Technology - Common Entry    
GA981 BSc (Hons) Furniture Design and Manufacture 
GA982 BSc (Hons) Furniture Making and Architectural Woodworking 
GA983 BSc (Hons) Furniture and Digital Manufacturing 

Level 7
GA974 BSc Furniture Design, Making and Technology - Common Entry
GA970 BSc Furniture Design and Manufacture
GA971 BSc Furniture Making and Architectural Woodworking
GA973 BSc Furniture and Digital Manufacturing



We would like to invite you to view our most recent Student Furniture Exhibitions here:
Cruthú (2019)    
Aura (2018) 
Imagination (2017) 

Latest News

Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Director of Lero  Dr Orla Flynn, GMIT President  Dr Rick Officer, VP Research and Innovation  Dr Liam Morris, GMIT Professor Graham Heaslip, Head of School of Engineering

Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, is to expand its research capacity with the addition of GMIT as an academic partner.

Pride flag raising in GMIT’s campuses - Mayo (Castlebar) and Letterfrack.

GMIT will launch its LGBTQ+ and Allies Staff Network on Monday 14 June (1pm) featuring special guests, LGBTQ+ activists Rory O’Neill, Nuala Ward and poet Anne Walsh Donnelly.