The School of Creative Arts aims to be the primary centre for research and teaching in Film, Drama and Music in Ireland.

Theatre with video Camera

Each of the School's three Disciplines provides research-led teaching to an international student community at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It aims to establish the Samuel Beckett Creative Arts Centre to include a theatre, cinema and a venue for the performance of contemporary music, as well as fostering interdisciplinarity in all School activities. It seeks to develop cutting-edge research facilities and encourage practice-based research in all three disciplines.

Comprising three disciplines - Music, Drama and Film - the School of Creative Arts enjoys an international reputation for its research activities and achievements. The School's research outputs are consistent with the highest research activities internationally.