An Education In Creativity – Pulse College


A breeding ground for some of the finest artistic and creative minds in the country for the last 25 years, Pulse College (Dublin & Galway) delivers a range of higher level diploma and degree programmes in music production and music technology, film production, film scoring, game development and animation – indeed just about everything to get the creative juices flowing!

Students attend Pulse College from all over the world for one reason: to pursue their passion in the creative industries. Never before has there been so many opportunities for bright, creative people to have successful, fulfilling careers.

“We speak to the key players, we look at what the industry wants and what’s relevant and we cater for that to ensure that our students leave here with the utmost confidence and are able to walk into a job in their chosen field.” – Ray Lonergan, Marketing Manager for Pulse College

Recognised for its spectacular facilities – including the world-famous Windmill Lane Recording Studios in Dublin – it also offers an array of Game Design courses from their Galway base. Their BA in Music Production has supplied some of the industries most decorated engineers and producers, and they recently launched a BA in Audio and Music Technology with Griffith College as well as an MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media programme, in partnership with DIT, which has attracted worldwide attention and recognition. This year will see the launch of further degree courses, reflecting the constantly evolving and innovative nature of the college.

With a dedicated staff of lecturers and tutors ready to pass on their expertise, and a galaxy of stars trooping in the door to offer masterclasses and guest lectures, it’s a perfect place to take a massive step towards a career in some of the most exciting and innovative industries, and in which Ireland has been excelling.

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Examples of Pulse College lecturers include Ciaran Tanham (DOP of ‘Love/ Hate’), composer Chris Young (‘Hellraiser’, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’), Sound eEngineer Noel Quinn (‘Frank’, ‘What Richard Did’), Pete McNally (Technical Artist for games company Havok), & Conrad Pope (Orchestrator for ‘The Hobbit’ & ‘Harry Potter’ Series).

Visiting Pulse College’s Campus evokes the feeling of a creative mecca, with students reveling in the high quality of education as well as small class sizes designed to promote collaboration, something which is vital to encouraging creativity and better preparing graduates for the real world.

To find out more about Pulse College, visit the website at or come along to their next Open Event at their Dublin and Galway Campuses (visit to register in advance.) Contact Pulse College via 01- 478 4045 or email to speak to the admissions team directly.