The speed of global technological developments has changed the business environment and the role accountants undertake within this changing world. Accountants are expected to add value and support decision making by integrating their financial knowledge with new evolving technologies.
Ireland’s audiovisual sector is a fast-growing industry. Animation, Games, Film and Advertising have been identified as key areas of growth by the Department of Business, Enterprise, and Innovation. Screen Skills Ireland noted that the animation sector has quadrupled in size in the last decade. Likewise, the Irish gaming sector is seeing a growth in both international and local gaming companies.
Storytelling is central to all aspects of our lives. From parables, to fables, dramas to advertising, we have always relied on stories to inform, educate, and entertain us.
In addition, our highly successful BA & BA (Hons) in Design has been restructured as a common entry first year, (https://www.gmit.ie/bachelor-of-arts-honours-in-design )with transfer to a choice of four new degree programmes in second year; namely,