Critical Research - Foundation Futures & Skills

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Critical Research - Foundation Futures & Skills
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL106
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application: IADT
Application Date Application Deadline:
The application process will reopen in 2022 for a September 2022 start.
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Duration 20 weeks.

How will this course be delivered?
The course will be offered on a blended delivery mode, with a mixture of classes on campus and online. Classes will take place on Wednesday evenings (7pm – 9pm) from the 29th September 2021 to the 16th March 2022.
Course Fee €900. All fees for certificate programmes must be fully paid prior to commencement of course; students cannot attend classes or access course materials until then.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.

Applicants may also be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through the RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.

Shortlisted applicants may be called for interview.
Number of Places 25
Interview Yes
Course Content

Expand+Certificate Critical Research (Foundation,Futures + Skills).

Traditionally, research approaches could be categorised in ways such as science, humanities or art practice-based research. Increasingly, inter- and multi-disciplinary movements are cal...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What topics will I study?
The content may vary from year to year and at times the work can be driven by a student’s own interest. The general content is as follows:

The research process,
What makes good research,
Research paradigms,
The role...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Future careers
On successful completion, students will be able to:

Develop appropriate and interesting research questions,

Design an empirical research study (e.g. experiment, survey, observation, interview, use of tests and scales),


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Admissions Queries
Phone: +353 1 239 4612
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