Institute of Art Design + Technology
Dún Laoghaire

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We stand out – and we like it

We stand out – and we like it. IADT is alive with ideas, innovation and entrepreneurial activity. We’re here to provide the first steps for the next generation of cultural shapers, makers and creators. We hope you’ll decide that IADT is the perfect place for your third level adventure. Explore what’s on offer below.

Find out moreStudent Stories

Where better to get an insight into life at IADT than from our amazing, award-winning, students. Watch these short introductory videos as our students take you through the broad and exciting range of undergraduate courses offered at IADT.

Johnny MorrisonBusiness Management

Johnny tells us about choosing IADT because of his interest in entrepreneurship and how he finds the college to be the perfect place for working on creative projects.

Saoirse CareyDesign for Stage + Screen: Character MakeUp Design

Saoirse tells us that through collaborations within the college she has had opportunities to practise her craft in film, tv shows, photoshoots and theatre. She chose IADT because she wanted to learn from lecturers who had so much experience in industry.

Zach DrewAnimation

Zach talks about how the small class size means that you're not just a number in a huge hall. Teachers are very approachable and he has made lots of friends from various courses.

Clare O'BrienCreative Computing

Clare tells us how the small class sizes help her stay focused and allow one on one time with lecturers. She also loves living in Dún Laoghaire during the college year.

Aisling O'GormanArts Management

Aisling loves the culture of diversity and inclusion at IADT and the energy on campus. She also loves the location with easy access to Dublin City and Dún Laoghaire.

Hugh KeaveneyVisual Communication Design

Hugh describes how collaboration is a big part of what connects the campus as people rely on each other to bring their talents together to create. He acknowledges that moving away for college can be unnerving but that current students are really helpful.

Aoife Wynn JudgeEnglish, Media + Cultural Studies

Aoife feels proud to be part of the community at IADT and describes the college as a nursery for growth.

Abbie ReaCreative Music Production

Abbie made friends almost instantly with people from different courses. She is glad to have changed her mind about which course to study at IADT.

Recent Grads

Watch our recent graduate showreel to get a flavour of the amazing work you could be doing at IADT. Students of our internationally acclaimed Animation degree learn the key creative, conceptual and strategic skills needed to become professional animation production artists.

Graduate StoryOla Majekodunmi

Ola Majekodunmi studied BA (Hons) English, Media + Cultural Studies before going on to study the MA in Broadcast Production at the National Film School. We asked her about her time at IADT and what she felt her two courses offered her in preparation for the working world of industry.

New Courses Level 8 Degree Courses

Interaction + User Experience Design
Digital Marketing
Business Management
English + Equality Studies
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Graduate sucessIreland’s entry for Oscars 2020

Co-directed by National Film School graduate Garry Keane and edited by graduate Mick Mahon, the documentary, GAZA, has been selected by IFTA as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category.
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Bébhínn SheridanAccenture Leader
of Tomorrow

Congratulations to Bébhínn Sheridan whose start up idea Compensave, a savings app designed to making saving fun, was the winner of the top Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow accelerator prize.

Graduate Success‘Speak to Her’ Released Online

Speak to Her, a four-minute short film from the National Film School at IADT, directed by Jack Desmond and produced by Philip Emo, will be making its public online premiere on Friday 22nd April.

Ciara AdamsonCreative Music Production

Ciara changed her mind to study at IADT due to the amount of talent and enthusiasm she witnessed at open day. She loves the fun and the atmosphere and that everyone helps you out.


Students from second year in Art, Creative Media Technologies, Film, Photography and Psychology took part in a Visual Communication Design elective, Fashion Photography.

Eimear KinsellaStudent

English, Media + Cultural Studies student Eimear Kinsella tells us about what she loves about IADT as well as all the fantastic career options that her course offers her.

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