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Media Communications

The Department of Media Communications has in recent years grown significantly in terms of its range of programmes and in its recognition as a premier educational provider of visual communication, multimedia, journalism, public relations (with new media), radio broadcasting and e-learning in Ireland.

The Department is part of the Crawford College of Art and Design since 2010 and the programmes are offered on the CIT Bishopstown campus.

Facilities are of a high standard and include drawing, design and photographic studios, computer labs which are use for; digital media,  video editing, animation, virtual reality, programming and project development. The BA (Honours) in Multimedia programme has music technology classes delivered in the CIT Cork School of Music.

All courses maintain close links to industry involving ongoing consultation with design and media professionals ensuring that courses are targeted to ‘real world’ needs and that graduates are both highly educated and eminently employable.


Final Year Exhibitions website 2016

Multimedia Students win two prizes in the CIT Entrepreneur of the Year Prize 2017

Postgraduate Programmes

The College offers opportunities in research at Masters and Phd level, plus taught Masters such as the MA in Public Relations with New Media, and Journalism with New Media, as well as the MA in Elearning Design and Development. Two Masters programmes are also available in the art and design education area: the MA in Art & Design Education, and the MA in Teaching Visual Arts for Primary and Early Years Education.

Course Listing with links

CAO Courses
CR112 BA (Honours) in Multimedia

CR600 BA (Honours) in Visual Communications
  ... Portfolio Guidelines

List of Postgraduate courses

MA in Public Relations with New Media

MA in Journalism with New Media

MA in E-learning Design and Development  vimeo

MA by Research

Part-time Courses

Certificate in Digital Media Design & Development
Certificate in Media Production

Certificate in Radio Broadcast Media

International Links

The BA (Honours) in Multimedia students also have the choice to study in the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany. 


Department Head
Rose McGrath
T: +353-(0)21-433 5812

Department Secretary
Veronique O'Sullivan
T: +353-(0)21-433 5810