Design or Fine Art & Education - Second Level Teaching

National College of Art & Design


Course Name Design or Fine Art & Education - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider National College of Art & Design
Course Code AD202
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Thomas Street
Qualification Letters BA Hons
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements:
Leaving Cert: 6 subjects, 2xH5 and 4xO6/H7 Subjects must include Irish, English and one of the following: A 3rd Language or Art or Design Communication Graphics (DCG).

Portfolio Requirement: Portfolio Submission by Friday 9th...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP The Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) does not count as one of the six subjects acceptable for matriculation/minimum entry requirements. For full details go to
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC Level 5/6: 5 Distinctions, Full Award.

Portfolio submission: 9.2.2018
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Mature Applicants

Expand+NCAD welcomes applications from mature students to all our programmes. A mature student is any EU student who will be 23 years of age on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry to NCAD.

Mature Applications
As a mature student you should...

Alternative Entry

Expand+A Level / GCSE: 2 x A Levels at C+ and 4GCSE Ordinary or AS level Subjects to include English and Art or a 2nd Language

Portfolio Requirement:
NCAD Portfolio Submission Guidelines Friday 9th Feb 2018

NCAD accepts applications for Advanced Ent...

Number of Places 25
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Portfolio For Portfolio Guidelines see
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2018 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2018 at 5:15pm

You should avoid submitting an application close to a closing date. No extens...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content The BA in Fine Art and Education or in Design and Education is a Joint Honours award. That means you follow the full degree course in Fine Art or Design as well as taking a dedicated teacher education programme as a professional qualification. This Joint Honours programme takes four years to complete, as compared to the three-year single discipline Fine Art or Design degree.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
In Year 1, your course of study will be largely focused on the development of your capacities in Fine Art or Design. In semester 1, this will involve focusing on interdisciplinary Art and Design research, observation and analysis. Semester 2 ...

Assessment Method How will I be assessed?
Assessment throughout the course, in both your studio practice and in education studies, will be on a continuous basis, usually taking place over each semester (half-year). Formal assessment results will be issued at the end of each academic year. Modes of assessment will include practical and written assignments, supervision of school placements, oral and visual presentations, and some written examinations.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Opportunities after graduation
Most Education graduates go on to teach in secondary, vocational or community and comprehensive schools. The teaching qualification is validated by the Teaching Council and is recognised internationally, and some grad...

Further Enquiries For further information please contact:

Head of School
Prof. Dervil Jordan

School Secretary
Helen Fagan-Jenkinson
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2017 0 #+matric (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition and Includes Project / Portfolio Score and Matriculation)
2016 0 #+matric (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition and Includes Project / Portfolio Score and Matriculation)