Centre for Creative Arts & Media

Students interested in being part of a global transformation using creativity and innovation are drawn to our Design, Creative Arts and Media courses. Located on the Monivea Road in Galway city, we use a hands-on approach to learning. 

We encourage students to explore their creative side through practical work and studio engagement, enabling them to carve their own path in the inventive industries.   

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[Photographer: Conor McKeown]       L to R: Justin Kerr, VP GMIT Mayo campus and Head of School of Health Science, Wellbeing & Society; Kevin Kelly, CE Mayo County Council; Dr Orla Flynn, President of GMIT; and John Magee, A/Director of Services, Mayo County Council.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and Mayo County Council recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) setting out plans for the two organisations to work closely together on projects of strategic importance across a range of mutually beneficial areas and to promote sustainable pa

L to R: Cormac MacDonncha, Operations Director, Thermo King and Chair of GMIT Governing Body, Emily King, GMIT Dept of Graduate Studies and Professional Development; Dr Rick Officer, VP Research & Innovation, GMIT; Dr Carine Gachon,  Transcend Project Manager, GMIT; Dr Orla Flynn, President of GMIT;   Shane Coss Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Thermo King,, Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland, Des O’Reilly, GMIT School of Engineering, Professor Graham Heaslip, Head of the GMIT School of Engineering.

Co-developed with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, the BEng in Automation and Robotics brings essential skills to the community and includes design of a 3D manufacturing robotics automation training centre at the Thermo King Galway plant.

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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.

New CEO of CREW, Niamh Costello with GMIT's Dr Patrick Tobin

CREW is a brand new collaborative initiative for the Digital Creative Industry along the Atlantic Economic Corridor

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BA in Contemporary Art Practices - Advanced Year 2 Entry

This course is designed to prepare students for professional art practice and to enhance the student’s employability options.

The purpose of this part-time programme is to provide students with:

Specialised education in contemporary art practices as a basis for a long-term professional career

A broad range of creative and community contexts. 

A basis for further academic and professional education.

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Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design (Fine Art Painting)

This programme is designed to provide an opportunity for people who may have prior commitments preventing them from committing to fulltime education, to engage in the study of Fine Art, on a part time basis. 

This highly regarded creative programme offers students the opportunity to engage in formal learning in a supportive environment.

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Post-Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice

The Post-Graduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Creative Practice offers artists, designers and filmmakers a creative and critically informed environment in which to develop and consolidate their practice.

The course will support imaginative, experimental and interdisciplinary enquiry through a range of media and approaches.

Students will choose one of four strands in which to base their study:

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Master of Arts in Creative Practice

The MA in Creative Practice offer artists, designers and filmmakers a creative and critically informed environment in which to develop and consolidate their practice.

The course will support imaginative, experimental and interdisciplinary enquiry through a range of media and approaches.

Students will choose one of four strands in which to base their study

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