IADT Established: 1997

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Kill Ave, Kill of the Grange, Dublin, A96 KH79, Ireland

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) is located at Dún Laoghaire, Ireland. It was established in 1997 and incorporated the former Dún Laoghaire College of Art and Design as its School of Creative Arts.

  • 3,000+
    Total Students
  • EUR 893
    Total Cost of Living(average per year*)
  • EUR 5,955
    Living On-campus(average per year*)
  • Yes
    Financial Aid


In 2012 the three academic schools were amalgamated into two faculties: Faculty of Enterprise and Humanities and Faculty of Film, Art and Creative Technology.

It is the leader in programmes for visual and media arts, digital media, and technology in the country.

IADT is a young institution which aims to be full of vibrancy both on campus and in the classroom. IADT attracts students from across the country and world, and continues to be filled with new ideas and creativity. Their pioneering approach to education programmes makes them unique in Irish third level education.

Courses in both the Faculty of Enterprise + Humanities and the Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies are unique in that they combine practical, transferrable skills with academic learning. And because we believe in being active in research and practice, our students get to work with fantastic staff, many of whom are internationally acclaimed in their fields. 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.

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • EUR 11,165 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • EUR 11,909 International student tuition fee (average per year*)

Programs / Degrees at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology


  • BA [Hons] - 3D Design, Model-making + Digital Art
  • BA [Hons] - Animation
  • Bachelor of Business - Applied Entrepreneurship
  • BSc [Hons] - Applied Psychology
  • BA [Hons] - Art
  • BA [Hons] - Arts Management
  • Design for Stage + Screen - Character MakeUp Design
  • Design for Stage + Screen - Costume Design
  • BSc (Hons) - Creative Computing
  • BSc (Hons) - Creative MediaTechnologies
  • BA [Hons] - Creative Music Production
  • BA [Hons] - English, Media+ Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Business [Hons] - Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Business [Hons] - Entrepreneurship + Management
  • BA [Hons] - Film + TelevisionProduction
  • BA [Hons] - New Media Studies
  • BA [Hons] - Photography
  • Design for Stage + Screen - Production Design
  • BA [Hons] - Visual Communication Design


  • MA - Art + ResearchCollaboration
  • MA - Broadcast Productionfor Radio + Television
  • MA - Creative Production + Screen Finance
  • Certificate - Critical Research(Foundation,Futures + Skills)
  • Postgrad Diploma in Business - Cultural Event Management
  • MSc - Cyberpsychology
  • Certificate - Design Thinking
  • Master of Business - Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate - Digital Start-up
  • MA - Erasmus Mundus Joint MA Cinematography
  • Certificate - Fundamentals ofUser Experience Design
  • MA - Interdisciplinary Design Strategies
  • MA - Screenwriting for Film + Television
  • MSc - User Experience Design
  • PgDip in partnership with Software Skillnet - User Experience Design


  • Applied Digital Business
  • Critical Research(Foundation,Futures + Skills)
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Data Visualisation
  • Design Thinking
  • Digital Start-up
  • Fundamentals ofUser Experience Design
  • Sport Psychology

Selection criteria

Language test
  • IELTS (Bachelors) 6.0
  • IELTS (Masters) 6.0
  • TOEFL (Bachelors) 80
  • TOEFL (Masters) 80

Student Life

  • 201-500
  • Urban
    Campus setting
  • Public
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
  • Religious affiliation

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