Graphic Design

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Graphic Design
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL826
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.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP is accepted as a sixth Leaving Certificate subject and is counted for points purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Entry Requirements
Applicants with FETAC 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 to the CAO.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 30
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

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Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+BA [Hons] Graphic Design.

Graphic Design is an internationally recognised programme that demonstrates how communication design is socially, culturally and economically engaged across a broad spectrum of media platforms and technologies.

This in...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What modules will I study?

Year 1
Visual Culture: Introduction to Visual + Material Culture
Transitional Studies (Faculty-wide module)
Design Fundamentals
Visual Thinking: Art Direction + Illustration
Visual Culture: Interdisciplinary Theorie...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What will I be able to do when I graduate?
Graduates are highly sought after by industry as proven by high levels of graduate employability and many successes in national and international awards. Areas of employment include: advertising, brand iden...

Further Enquiries Peter Evers
Programme Chair
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Points History
Year Points
2021 591 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 855 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 736 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)