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Formal Application Process

Applications are welcome from students wishing to pursue postgraduate research study at Masters and Doctoral levels. Such applicants are strongly advised as a first step to contact the relevant department in which they wish to study. Having obtained the advice of the department, an admission form is available from the CIT Admissions Office.

In addition, postgraduate research students must apply to and be accepted onto the Postgraduate Research Register before commencing their studies. The application form is available from the Registrar's Office.

Below is a list of the steps involved in the formal application process and in most cases these step are taken in the order they are presented here.

News & Activities

SHARE Conference Aarhus: Artistic research, critical practices and contemporary cities
20th-21st June 2014 Aarhus Denmark.
The conference Artistic research, critical practices and contemporary cities seeks to bring together artistic researchers, spatial practitioners, architects, urbanists, planners, designers, artists of all disciplines, musicians, composers, performers, activists, community organisers and city-dwellers to consider the question of the contemporary city as a site of enquiry, debate and political and professional contestation.
See conference website for further details.


The Wandesford Quay Gallery operates as a showcase and publication space for art and design research activities. The full list of activities at the gallery can be found here.

Research Active Staff

If you are looking to identify a supervisor for your research project get a list of staff actively researching as part of formal research programmes and as part of their professional practice here.

The Crawford College of Art (CCAD) is a constituent school of the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and creative arts research is supported by CIT through the CCAD.