Creative Practice - Galway

ATU - Galway Campuses

Creative Practice - Galway

Who should apply?
This programme offers artists, designers and filmmakers a creative and critically informed environment in which to develop and consolidate their practice.

Subjects taught

Themes and Issues in Creative
Professional Development
Research and Innovation
Elective: Research Project
Elective: Creative Practice
Elective: Minor Thesis
For full details on Elective
Modules, refer to the
programme webpage.

*Exit award available

Entry requirements

All qualified applicants with a relevant Level 8 qualification or equivalent will be short-listed for interview. Applicants must also provide a CV detailing their qualifications and career to date; a short visual record of previous work and a personal motivational statement which should include an outline of their plans and interests related to Creative Practice and potential Practice-Based Research.


1 year full-time.

Post Course Info

Job Opportunities
Targeted areas of employment for graduates of this programme lie within the extensive range of creative networks and cultural infrastructure of the city, region and beyond.

Employment includes:
• Self-employed artists
• Socially engaged and public art projects
• Arts administration
• Curation
• Film makers
• Technicians
• Designers

Within education, opportunities exist for advanced research at level 10 and beyond as well as opportunities in second and third level teaching, lecturing and art education programmes in museum and cultural institutions.

The sector thrives on innovation, initiative and ambition. The MA in Creative Practice fosters such ambition through a strategically informed practical project-based environment.

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Daytime,Full time

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