Art - Fine Art

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Art - Fine Art
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT546
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Other Requirements
Applicants must submit a portfolio on March 5th or 6th 2019. Collection date for portfolios is March 9th 2019.

Portfolio Clinics
There will be Portfolio Clinics on Thursday 22nd...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit:
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?


Alternative Entry Go to for information.
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 35 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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Expand+Submission of Portfolios

Art & Design Portfolio Clinics will take place in DIT Grangegorman on Thursday 23rd of November 2017 and Thursday 8th of February 2018. To secure a place, please email to request a time slot.


CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

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

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+What is Fine Art?
The BA Fine Art is designed for students who wish to work as cultural producers in the Fine Art sector. The programme is focused primarily on the acquisition of knowledge and skills, which are necessary for a graduate to operate as...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
• Painting Media
• Sculpture Media
• Print Media & Interdisciplinary Studies
• New Media
• Drawing Media
• Photography
• Professional Practice
• Critical Theory (Art Theory, History of Art, Aesthetics, Psychology & Research M...

Comment Location: Grangegorman.

Are there study abroad options?
In third year students are encouraged to participate in the Erasmus programme which offers exchange opportunities to study in partner institutions in continental Europe. The School has formal links with many of its key counterparts in France, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Latvia, United Kingdom, etc. There are also optional modules offered that involve short intensive study trips abroad.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Graduates establish themselves as professional artists. Many graduates from our programme successfully continue to pursue postgraduate study in Ireland or abroad but also find employment in the cultural and communit...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4138 (Secretary)
F: 01 402 4297
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 668 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 628 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 636 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)