Photography & Visual Media

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Photography & Visual Media
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL833
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
Apply To CAO
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

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.

Before you start you...

QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Entry Requirements
Applicants with FETAC Level 5 or Level 6 Awards require distinctions in 3 (of 8) modules.
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
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 25
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] Photography + Visual Media.

Explore the practical skills and theoretical knowledge underpinning contemporary lens based and digital media practices on this exciting new BA. This innovative and dynamic approach integrates the traditions o...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What modules will I study?
Year 1
Faculty Film, Art and Creative Technologies Transitional Studies
Intro to Visual Culture
Photography and Culture
Photography and Visual Communication
Practical Masterclass
Understanding the Photographic Image

Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I graduate?
Graduates seek employment nationally and internationally in diverse creative commercial and contemporary art practices including; digital media, publishing, advertising, architectural photography, fine art, documentary, gallery/project management, fashion/editorial. Graduates also work independently or establish a business.

Pathways to Masters level exist in a range of media subject areas.
Further Enquiries Martin Healy
Programme Chair

Adrian Reilly
Programme Chair
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 671 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 650 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 636 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)