Institute of Art, Design & Technology

IADT is unique. Ireland’s only institute of art, design and technology with a specific focus on the creative cultural and technological sectors, when you visit IADT you’ll discover a campus alive with ideas, innovation and entrepreneurial activity.

Master's Programmes



IADT as we now know it came into being in 2012, when three existing Schools were amalgamated to become two Faculties: the Faculty of Enterprise + Humanities, and the Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies.


Most research at IADT is conducted within our Faculties of Enterprise + Humanities and Film, Art + Creative Technologies, where many of the academic staff have significant research profiles.


Careers Advisory

This includes:

  • career counselling (with individual assessment and vocational testing)
  • up-to-date information on career opportunities and recruitment
  • progression to further study
  • job vacancies
  • careers information resources
  • careers education seminars
  • graduate destinations surveys

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

We provide training, information and support to students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties. This includes the allocation of and training on Assistive Technology hardware and software, and advice on up-to-date solutions and new developments .

Library services

The library is located on two floors in the Atrium building. With the virtual library service available 24/7 on campus or from home, you can access our electronic resources, online catalogue, eBooks and databases. The library has developed a series of course specific Wikis hosting online tutorials and self study material which are designed to assist with learning.

Medical services

We provide the best possible general medical and nursing care.

Efficient, effective and courteous, our high quality service is open to all. A doctor is available three sessions a week to see students requiring medical assistance.

Student Life

Campus life

Our fresh, modern campus in Dún Laoghaire is currently home to over 2300 students and staff. With outstanding facilities and a lively, friendly atmosphere, we know you’ll feel at home here too.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have been very pleased with how the course has gone so far. There are less than 30 students in my course which makes the student-teacher relationship a lot more valuable, most of the lecturers know everyone's name which makes the experience a lot more helpful and less intimidating. I find it amazing that help is so accessible when it comes to assignments and projects as...

A great time
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Arriving in Ireland, I was a bit scared of this all new environment. Quickly, my teachers and classmate made me feel really welcomed. They are now my friends. And I can't wait to have more adventures with them.

Egyptian arcnitecture
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I love architecture , really want to study it abroad


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