Visual Merchandising & Display

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Visual Merchandising & Display
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT598
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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Subjects 5

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 of November 20...

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

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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?


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Number of Places 30 places (approximately).
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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 Visual Merchandising & Display?
The BA (Ordinary) in Visual Merchandising and Display will prepare graduates for a career as Visual Merchandisers and Retail Display Designers in the Irish and international retail industry. Merchandising is a...

Subjects Taught

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Visual Merchandising & Homewares integrated with projects in 3-Dimensional Prop Work, Graphic Design Techniques, Drawing & Digital Presentation Techniques. Students are introduced to the theory of Visual Merchandising & receive an introduct...

Comment Location: Grangegorman
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities?
Graduates of this programme will find employment in wholesale and retail outlets, exhibition firms, promotional and advertising agencies.

What other options do I have after completion?
Students who have reached the appropriate level in final examinations and meet certain prerequisites may have the opportunity to access honours degree programmes in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.
Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4138 (Secretary)
F: 01 402 4297
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Points History
Year Points
2019 463 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 517 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 494 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)