Art & Technology

University of Limerick

Art & Technology

Key Fact
This course is designed to give a breadth of experience in audio and visual art and technologies to expand and develop their personal arts practice. It also enables artists to continue as artist-researchers in practice-based research should they wish to pursue further studies.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Semester 1
• Fundamentals of Audio Video & Programming
• Physical Computing
• Core and Art
• Realtime Audio and Video
• Time Based Media
• Virtual and Augmented Reality Design

Semester 2
• Art & Technology Studio 1
• Art & Technology Studio 2
• Research Methods for Art & Design

Electives (Choose 1):
• Visual Coding
• Event Driven Programming
• Advanced Video Production
• Multimedia Industry Perspectives
• Game Design II: System Design
• Utopian Studies
• Digital Fabrication
• Aesthetics

Semester 3
Graduation Studio

Entry requirements

We seek graduates with an enthusiasm for hands-on exploration and creation. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds including art, architecture, computer science, engineering, social studies, music, design and performance. Applicants are assessed based upon creative ability, academic record and technical capacity.

Entry Requirements
A primary degree with first or second-class honours (Level 8 – National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or equivalent) in Art (including for example, Fine Art, Music, Theatre and Performance), Design, Engineering, or Computer Science.
Alternatively, in lieu of prior academic work, applicants with significant portfolios and/or professional experience will be considered for admission.

Applicants are requested to submit a portfolio showing previous creative and technical work, professional, academic or research. Links to online documentation/work are preferred (e.g. vimeo, youtube, soundcloud, personal portfolio website). Applicants may be called for an interview. The interview normally takes 20-30 minutes and includes a review of the portfolio.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.


Qualification transcripts and certificates

A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 Year Full-Time.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc /MA

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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