GMIT Letterfrack

The National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology

GMIT Letterfrack is the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and 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

GMIT Letterfrack hosted their 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 Programmes - NEW Course Structure

All furniture industry programmes (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 Level 7
GA984 BSc (Hons) Furniture Design, Making and Technology - Common Entry

GA974 BSc Furniture Design, Making and Technology - Common Entry

GA981 BSc (Hons) Furniture Design and Manufacture  

GA970 BSc Furniture Design and Manufacture

GA982 BSc (Hons) Furniture Making and Architectural Woodworking  

GA971 BSc Furniture Making and Architectural Woodworking

 GA983 BSc (Hons) Furniture and Digital Manufacturing 

GA973 BSc Furniture and Digital Manufacturing


Teacher Education degree

GMIT Letterfrack also offer an Honours degree in Teacher Education (Construction Studies and DCG)

GA980 BSc (Hons) Education (Design Graphics and Construction)



We would like to invite you to view our most recent Student Furniture Exhibitions here:

Cruthú (2019)    

Aura (2018) 

Imagination (2017


More information

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GMIT Letterfrack Campus Tour

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Latest News

L to R: Dr Paddy Tobin, Head of the GMIT School of Design & Creative Arts, Jill Beardsworth, GMIT lecturer and award-winning artist, Ariel Mactavish, President of the Medtronic’s Respiratory Interventions Operating Unit [Photographer: Andrew Downes. No repro fee]

Medtronic will partner with the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) School of Design and Creative Arts to commission a public artwork commemorating the collaborative effort of the local community and Medtronic employees in responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

[Photo by Michael Donnelly. No repro fee.] L to R: Fania Ellison, Mayo/Sligo Regional Co-ordinator, Business in the Community Ireland; Mary Carolan, Business teacher, Colaiste Pobail Acla; Justin Kerr, VP for the GMIT Mayo Campus and Head of School of Health Science, Wellbeing & Society; and Dr Deirdre Garvey, Head of Department Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences, GMIT.

An initiative aimed at introducing pupils to the world of work, college opportunities and supports, has been launched by GMIT and Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI).