Design for Film

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Design for Film
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL845
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Min Entry Requirements
2 H5 + 4 O6 / H7
English: O6/H7

Portfolio: Yes

CAO Points - Combination of Leaving Certificate and Portfolio assessment points.

Digital Portfolio Submission for 2022/23 applicants will open on 9th December 2021.


QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Entry Requirements
Applicants with FETAC / QQI Level 5 or Level 6 Awards require distinctions in 3 (of 8) modules.
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Mature Applicants We welcome applications from Mature Students who must apply through the CAO.
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 50
Course Fee Cost for materials and/or field trips. Allow approximately €200.
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Portfolio Yes
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022 - Restricted Course

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Be sure to complete any action well in advance of ...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+BA [Hons] Design for Film.

New and unique! Based in the National Film School, this is the only course in Ireland to bring together set designers, costume designers, character designers, model makers and digital artists, all learning highly special...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What modules will I study?

Year 1
Design Spectacle
Design Core
Design Text
Design Frame.

Study core design principles in modules relating to film and performance design (core, spectacle, text, frame) exploring design process. Research and m...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What will I be able to do when I graduate?
Graduate careers include: digital character and environmental design for film, TV and games; VFX design and supervision for film and TV; animation, production/set design; theatre design, art direction; scen...

Further Enquiries Ger Clancy
Programme Chair
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 628 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)