Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Art
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL827
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
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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
Combination of Leaving Certificate and Portfolio assessment points

2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including: English – O6/H7

Portfolio Yes

Digital Portfolio Submission for 2022/23 applicants will open on 9th December 2021.


QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Entry Requirements
Applicants with FETAC Level 5 or Level 6 Awards require distinctions in 3 (of 8) modules.
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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 50
Course Fee

Expand+Cost for materials and/or field trips
Normally not more than €300 per year (years 1, 2 and 3) for materials and tools. You may have an opportunity to take part in extended field trips or international visits (not compulsory).

Your final year ex...

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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] Art.

How might you respond to the question “what is art?” Our students explore and make work in a unique multidisciplinary studio and practice-focused programme. They are encouraged to integrate art practice and theory, through exper...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What modules will I study?

Year 1
Faculty Transitional Studies
Introduction to Visual and Material Culture
Light and Space
Structure and Motion
Interdisciplinary Histories and Theories
Professional Masterclass
Making Research
Making Publi...

Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I graduate?
Careers include: professional artist, art teacher, film-maker, illustrator and designer, arts administrator, art director, community arts co-ordinator, art production manager, arts mediator, art critic, arts officer, content developer, image researcher, art historian, researcher, and gallery and museum curator.

Post-graduate studies include the Art + Research Collaboration MA (ARC) and the Postgrad Diploma in Cultural Event Management.
Further Enquiries Dr Thomas Duffy
Co-programme Chair
Phone: 01 239 4692

Dr Sinead Hogan
Co-programme Chair
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 574 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 572 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 583 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)