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Why Creative Arts & Media ?

Creative Industries – Exciting opportunities in a global industry

The Creative Industries are widely regarded as the sector for the future. This global industry is ideally suited to the West of Ireland and already employs thousands of people through the region. Digital technology and skills combine with range of creative thinking and practical skills in our highly regarded graduates. Our courses offer creative pathways that arouse passion and excitement and deliver a range of skills that are in high demand in this mobile worldwide industry.

GMIT Centre for Creative Arts & Media (CCAM) in the heart of Galway offers academic pathways in; Graphic Design & Illustration, Animation & Game Design, Textiles & Fashion, and Industrial Design (on our DESIGN degree); Cinematography, Audio Production, Editing, Screenwriting, Production Design, VFX Visual Effects, Production and Direction (on our FILM & DOCUMENTARY degree); 2D Painting-Printmaking-Photography, and 3D Ceramics-Sculpture-Digital Media (on our CONTEMPORARY ART degree)

The campus is also home to several organisations like RTE and Creative Europe, and animation & games companies like Motion Films and Doomcube. It is a melting pot of creativity, energy and positivity; fueled by expert (and caring) lecturers, enthusiastic talented students, and collaborating industry partners. 


NOTE: Applicants for the Contemporary Art course are required to submit either a physical portfolio or an eportfolio.
These are not required for entry to the Design course or the Film & Documentary course.


Portfolio and Creative Day dates:
Some of our Portfolio and Creative dates have now passed and we have decided to postpone our May date. The next date is: Saturday 4th July – 10am – 3pm (Creative day and portfolio). You can continue to submit e-portfolios to Keep an eye on our social media for updates.

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BA (Honours) Contemporary Art
CAO Code: GA283
Campus: Galway - CCAM
BA Contemporary Art
CAO Code: GA273
Campus: Galway - CCAM
BA (Honours) Design
CAO Code: GA284
Campus: Galway - CCAM
BA Design
CAO Code: GA274
Campus: Galway - CCAM
BA (Honours) Film & Documentary
CAO Code: GA281
Campus: Galway - CCAM