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Art & Design School in Dublin, Ireland

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Griffith College Dublin:
Griffith College Dublin was established in 1974 and is now the largest independent college in Ireland, with a student population of over 5,000, including approximately 700 international students. It is based on a seven-acre campus in Dublin city centre. The Faculty of Design has an impressive reputation in the design community due to its teaching methods which focus on a high degree of interaction between staff and students. Student work is focused across a wide range of stimulating activities including practical workshops, specialist guest lectures, cultural trips, lab sessions, slide lectures, seminars and discussions. Live projects are worked on in conjunction with real-life clients.

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International Students:

Photo of Art & Design School in Dublin, IrelandGriffith College Dublin’s International Office is committed to ensuring a high quality academic, cultural and social experience for our entire international student body. We currently have 66 different nationalities studying with us and this number continues to grow annually. International students have contributed greatly to the success if the College, both academically and through sporting and cultural achievements.

Student Media Awards:
The National Student Media Awards have been held each year since 2001. The awards ceremony is covered extensively by print and broadcast media. Each year Griffith College Journalism & Media students enter and do exceptionally well, winning first prizes and taking many more shortlisted places. The consistently successful record of Griffith Journalism & Media students is testament to their sense of professionalism and to their enthusiasm.

Faculty Overview:
The Faculty in Griffith College is very different from that of other large institutions. There is a gread degree of interaction between staff and students, especially in the studio classes, where the tutor and student are in constant dialogue. Each course has a Course Director and each year has a designated Year Head and project leaders, all of whom are easily contactable by e-mail and available for one-to-one meetings. Student work is focused across wide range of stimulating activities including practical workshops, specialist guest lectures, cultural trips, lab sessions, slide lectures, seminars and discussions. Live projects are worked on in conjunction with real-life clients – previous commercial clients have included Intel Ireland and Robert Roberts.

Courses:

Image of Art & Design School in Dublin, IrelandFaculty of Design Courses:
- Diploma in Interior Design
- BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture (HETAC)
- BA in Interior Design(HETAC)
- BA (Hons) in Fashion Design(HETAC)
- BA in Fashion Design (HETAC)
- MSc in Applied Digital Media

Professional Design School:
- Digital Image Editing - Foundation(eLearning)
- Preparing Artwork for Print
- Advanced 3D Modelling
- Business Accounting for Designers

Faculty of Journalism and Media Courses:
- Diploma in Photography (HETAC)
- Diploma in Media Techniques : TV and Video Diploma in Sound and Music Technology
- BA (Hons) in Journalism and Visual Media (HETAC)
- BA in Journalism (HETAC)
- BA in Photographic Media (HETAC)
- MA in Journalism and Media Communications
- MSc in Applied DIgital Media

Location:

Photos of Griffith College DublinThere can be few better cities than Dublin, the capital of Ireland in which to enjoy your time as a student. Dublin has a population of 1.5 million, with all the amenities of a big city, yet still retains a small town atmosphere. It is friendly and safe and is a city of culture with a wide variety of art galleries, museums, theatres, cinemas, shops, restaurants and cafes, nightclubs, zoological gardens and much more. Most of these amenities are within easy walking distance of the college and visitors are never at a loss for entertainment.

Dublin is also a university town with a proud tradition of learning and scholarship. Student life adds to the city’s legendary ambience and the city attracts young people from all over the world who come to sample its unique atmosphere. As a student at Griffith College Dublin all this excitement is literally on your doorstep.

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Address: South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Certificate & Diploma Courses:

- Interior Design
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