Design, Media & Creative Arts

ATU Galway City Art and Design student at work

The area of Design, Media and Creative Arts at ATU is a catalyst for creativity. Our courses provide accessible learning experiences across creative, design and media disciplines that engage with and build on the rich cultural legacy and the creative soul of our region.  


Our online, blended and on-campus courses highlight the value of creativity and cultural contribution to society, and they seek to make a lasting contribution, locally and globally.  


Courses range from Creative Practice; Art & Design; Interior Architecture & Design; Digital Photography; Retail Management Practice; Digital Photography; and User Experience Design & Applied Innovation. 


View our full course list below: 

Online Courses
  Level Applications
User Experience Design & Applied Innovation (Master of Arts Online) 9 Open- Apply Now
Applied Brand Strategy and Identity  (Certificate Online)  9 Open- Apply Now
AR and VR for the Creative Industries (Certificate Online) 9 Open- Apply Now
Interior Architecture and Design (Bachelor of Arts Hons Online) 8 Closed
3D for Emerging Technologies (Certificate Online) 7 Closed
Lifestyle Retail & Digital Marketing (Diploma Online) 7 Open- Apply Now



Blended Courses




Design & Innovation (Master of Science Blended Galway Campus) 

9 Closed

3D Modelling and Animation (Higher Diploma Blended Letterkenny Campus)

8 Closed

Art and Design  (Bachelor of Arts Blended Galway Campus)



Fashion Fundamentals (Certificate Blended Letterkenny Campus)

6 Closed


On Campus Courses




Creative Practice (Master of Arts Galway Campus)  

9 Closed

Creative Practice (Postgraduate Diploma Galway Campus) 

9 Closed

Creative Practice (Master of Arts Sligo Campus)

9 Closed