Art & Design - Common Entry at Limerick Campus - Clare Street

TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Art & Design - Common Entry at Limerick Campus - Clare Street
Course Provider TUS - Midwest - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code LC110
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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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).

Class Contact: 23 hours per week.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+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 also required: Applicants will be accepted to Year 1 of the progr...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or Higher in Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics. For example, if an applicant receives a H6 grade an additional 25 points will b...

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 learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, 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

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 (...

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Mature Applicants

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

Applicants with qualifications other than those listed above (including EU and overseas qualifications) should apply in the usual way, giving full details of their qualifications/application category on their application


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Course Fee

Expand+Student Fees

All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:
1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

The Student Contribution Fee for the 2021/2022 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charg...

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

Expand+Courses LC110 First Year Art and Design (Common Entry), LC518 Digital Animation Production, LC502 Game Art and Design, LC114 Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume, and LC115 Art and Design Teacher Education require applicants to successf...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

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

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 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 co...

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...

Comment LOCATION: Clare Street Campus, Limerick

Portfolio Open Day
14th January 2021
LSAD, Clare Street, Limerick.
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 Contact Details
Ms Mairead Neill
Course Leader
Tel: 061 293870
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 794 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 740 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 734 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)