Art & Design - Common Entry - Limerick Campus

TUS - Limerick Campuses

 

Course Name Art & Design - Common Entry - Limerick Campus
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code US800
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
Apply To CAO
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year, plus 3 years for BA (Honours) Degree (Level 8).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects), including English or Irish.

Mathematics is not a subject requirement for this programme.

A Portfolio is required

*Points are a combination of Leaving Certificate results and Portfolio Assessment.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Foundation Level Irish
Foundation Level Irish at Grade F2 will meet the minimum language requirement for all courses.

Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or higher i...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the applicant achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply for entry to Honours Degree (Level 8), Ordinary Degree (Level 7) and Higher Certificate (Level 6) courses.

Points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:
Pass: 28 points Merit: 46 points Distinction: 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET/FETAC
TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS.

HIGHER CERTIFICATE (LE...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+MATURE APPLICATIONS
Mature students (any EU National over the age of 23 before 1st January of the year of application) must indicate such on their application to the CAO. All applications from mature students must be sent to the CAO prior to the ...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Trade Qualifications
A trade applicant, seeking admission to the first year of a course, should do so through the CAO. Such application may be on the basis of National Craft Certificate, Senior Trades or Advanced Tourism Certification Board (NTCB)/...

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
Course Fee

Expand+All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:

1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

Student Contribution Fee
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2022/2023 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charge, which is se...

Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

Interview Yes
Portfolio

Expand+Courses US800 First Year Art and Design (Common Entry), US805 Digital Animation, US806 Game Art and Design, and US801 Art and Design Teacher Education require applicants to successfully complete a Portfolio for Assessment prior to entry.

T...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
The courses at LSAD aim to assist students to become confident, articulate, informed, creative and expressive practitioners, who will be capable of making significant contributions in their own particular fields of contemp...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Semester One is designed to introduce students to the working methodologies, the vocabulary, and the contemporary context of Art and Design. This is achieved through engagement in a broad-based, practical Studio Project. This proj...

Comment Other Information
• Portfolio is required
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Mature Applicants
• Location: Clare Street Campus, Limerick.
• Open Days: LSAD, Clare Street, Limerick 20th & 21st October 2022.
• Portfolio Open Day: 12th January 2023.
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after this course?
Students choose to specialise in one of eight disciplines from 2nd year to 4th year.
Further Enquiries Ms Mairead Neill
Course Leader
Tel: 061 293870
Email: Mairead.Neill@tus.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 813 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2021 794 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 740 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)