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Education and Training

Along with having a huge amoung of knowledge and experience with many facets in design, Maria has a Post Graduate Diploma in Third Level Teaching and Learning from Dublin Institute of Technology.

Dublin Institute of Design

Maria has lectured in the Graphic Design department in the Dublin Institute of Design from 2011 - 2017.  She began at the Institute as a design lecturer and since then has been promoted to Programme Coordinator and in June 2014 was made Head of Department for Graphic Design. Maria teaches all levels from FETAC Level 5 through to BA Hons. Modules which Maria teaches include Dissertation Supervision, Idea Generation,  Digital Image Making, Packaging, Visual Communications and Branding.


Maria was involved in writing an approved QQI programme for a new Level 7 Graphic Design degree within the Institute. She subsequently represented and headed the Graphic Design Team  for a QQI Validation Panel review.

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

Maria has a vast amount of experience teaching Adobe Software. She is available to teach Adobe programmes on a one-to-one basis or to a group of people. She can work in-house in your company or in an external location. Please contact Maria to discuss your needs.


Maria currently teaches Desktop Publishing on the Social & Digital Media for Business Traineeship with VTOS Tuam .

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