The BA in Design (Hons) from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is an exciting new course emphasising both traditional and modern-day skills. You will learn the methods and techniques to research, develop and realise your individual creative vision as a designer, problem-solver and entrepreneur. It also features a five-month industry placement.
Teaching will take place in studio workshops, demonstrations, lectures, seminars, field trips and one-to-one tutorials preparing you for professional life in a design studio, working individually or as part of a team. The course begins with a foundation year, followed a choice of creative pathways which may include, Graphic Design & Illustration; Animation & Game Design; Industrial Design; Textiles & Fashion.
Graduates are on pathways to become:
Animation & Game Designers
Graphic & Illustration Designers
Fashion & Textile Designers
Animation & Game Designers may also specialise further as:
Graduates may get employment in a variety of specialist positions such as:
Lighting artists in the animation, games and VFX sectors.
Industrial Designers may also specialise further as:
CAD specialists within design practices,
Many industrial designers collaborate in design teams with other designers to develop products and cross over into diverse areas such as
Theatre film and TV design
3D computer design
Graphic Designers & Illustrators may also specialise further as;
User Experience design
Design for static/motion/product graphics
Design for TV & film.
Fashion & Textile Designers may also specialise further as;
- Digital Media For Design
- Photography for Design
- Graphic Design & Illustration
- 3D Modelling for Animation
- Game Design
- Animation Studies
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesDesign Visual Arts Film, Photography & Media View 48 other Bachelors in Visual Arts in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.
International6950 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA819 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000/year
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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