The Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD; Irish: Scoil Ealaíne Agus Deartha Luimnigh) is a constituent art college of the Technological University of the Shannon, located in Limerick, Ireland.
The school operates on three of TUS: Midwest’s campuses, Clare Street and George’s Quay in Limerick city, and Clonmel in County Tipperary. The school can trace its origins back to 1852, and has had a number of guises and locations before consolidating into its current format and campuses in the 1980s and 1990s. LSAD offers courses at level 8 (honours degree) and level 9 (master’s degree) across a range of art and design disciplines.
BA Design programmes include Animation and Motion Design, Ceramics, Fashion, Visual Communications. In Fine Art there are BA’s in Painting, Printmaking and Contemporary Practice , Sculpture & Combined Media and Photography and Lens Based Media and at Clonmel BSc’s in Creative Multi Media and Digital Animation Production.
Post Grad programmes include a H DIP in Art & Design Teaching, MA in Art Education, MA SPACE, Social Practice and the Creative Environment. LSAD also has a growing number of Research students at Masters (Level 9) and PhD (Level 10).1