B.A. On Campus

Graphic and Digital Design

Atlantic Technological University

36 months
10000 EUR/year
250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic and Digital Design at the Atlantic Technological University combines the rich diversity of traditional graphic design – logo design, illustration, photography, packaging, signage, posters, billboards, and book design with the more contemporary design of motion graphics, interactive websites, and apps.


Alongside igniting students’ creativity and problem-solving skills, the Bachelor of Arts in Graphic and Digital Design at the Atlantic Technological University is very practical with a focus on real-world challenges and live project briefs that encourage design solutions that are relevant and meaningful. Working directly with Industry, participating in international competitions, along with an opportunity to gain 12 weeks of full-time industry work placement or to study abroad ensures our graduates enter industry as highly employable, creative, and entrepreneurial designers. 

Graduates find employment as UX/UI/Digital Product Designers in the booming tech sector, as graphic designers within advertising, marketing, or design agencies, as in-house graphic designers in a wide range of industries, as self-employed designers among many other roles.In this world of constant change, government and businesses now recognise the need for creative thinkers who are able to identify and solve real problems. This course answers that need, providing our graduates with the processes and skills to launch them into an exciting career in design.


Graduate careers typically include:

  • Graphic Designer
  • UX/UI/IxD
  • Web Designer
  • Interactive Media Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Print & Publishing Designer
  • Freelance Design & Illustration
  • Advertising & Art Director

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Design Theory – 20th Century visual communication 
  • Graphic Design – Identity 6
  • Graphic Language 
  • UI – User Interface Design 
  • Spatial Graphic Design  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Leaving Certificate:

  • Minimum Points Score 160
  • Minimum Five O6/H7
  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Art or Graphic Design O6/H7

This programme requires that an applicant either needs to have studied Leaving Certificate Art or Design or if you did not study Art or Design at Leaving Certificate, you may be assessed by portfolio.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 250 EUR per year during 36 months.

The Student Contribution Charge is €3,000.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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.

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