Art Portfolio Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2019 - May 2020

Course description

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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 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

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Drawing • Communications
• Painting • Work Experience
• Sculpture • Word Processing
• Design Skills • Embroidery
• Combined Materials

QQI Level 5 in Art 5M1985

Career Opportunities
Graduates may pursue an art diploma or degree in NCAD, DIT, IADT,
Athlone IT, IT Carlow, UCC, Cork IT, Dun Laoghaire, Marino Institute
of Education, DIT, Galway Mayo Institute, Limerick IT, Letterkenny IT,
Marino College, St. Angela’s College Sligo, Sligo IT.
They can also access level 7 courses in other areas 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.

Higher Education Progression
DIT: DT546 Fine Art (Level 8, 4 Years)
IADT: DL 827 Art (Level 8, 4 Years)
NCAD: AD202 Design or Fine Art and Education (Level 8, 3-4 Years)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other
equivalent qualification • All applicants will be interviewed regardless
of previous qualifications • Apply directly at

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