Course Description

What is an art portfolio course?

This is a portfolio preparation and general art course for students who wish to gain entry to a third level art college in Ireland, the UK or abroad. The emphasis will be placed on the preparation of a balanced portfolio as well as developing skills in the art, craft and design areas. The portfolio, showing the students individual sense of design and pattern, can use a wide variety of the modules covered on the course as well as the students own interpretation of colour and design. Depending on the combination of modules a student can achieve a qualification in Art or Art, Craft and Design. There is now a QQI Level 6 Certificate available in this area.

Course content

The following modules will be offered:

  • Drawing •           (Remove Portfolio Evaluation)
  • Painting •           Communications
  • Sculpture •           Work Experience
  • Design Skills •           Word Processing
  • Combined materials •           Embroidery

Course Code 5M1985
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Art, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Course Start Date 10th September 2018
Course End Date 17th May 2019
Course Duration One Year
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Art 5M1985
Entry Requirements Entry requirements Leaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications
Career Path Career opportunities Graduates may pursue an art diploma or degree in NCAD, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design, DIT, Institutes of Technology and Art colleges or in many of the IT colleges around the country. Alternatively, a graduate may seek immediate employment in a range of art, design, animation, craft or community arts type projects. Many students progress to QQI Level 6, or Higher National Diploma and Degree programmes in Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design and so on. There is a Level 6 course 6M4029 available in Dunboyne College.
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Course Provider

Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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