Illustration & Design - with Portfolio Preparation (ILLUST5 - 5M5048)

Overview

Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Creative Media 5M5048

This exciting course introduces students to the wide-ranging discipline of Illustration and helps them gain an improved understanding of the possibilities of image-making.

One of the main aims of the course is to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that will help students in progressing to higher education.

Through a series of studio-based projects, lectures and excursions students gain the confidence to explore their work on a practical level and the skills to construct appropriate work to form a strong portfolio for admission to higher level education.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should be able to demonstrate an interest in Illustration and Design and when called for interview should bring a selection of creative work. This could include drawing, painting, photography, 3D work or any other work that demonstrates your creative ability. More information about requirements is available here.

Progression

Students who successfully complete this course may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third-level courses including:

  • NCAD – All courses
  • DLIADT – All visual courses
  • DIT –all visual courses
  • A wide range of Colleges in the UK and Europe

For full details of QQI requirements for progression to CAO courses please click here. Simply enter the code for the programme you are interested in or if you are not sure of the code choose the Select by Institution option, then click on Go.

Course content:

  • Appreciation of Art, Craft and Design
  • Illustration
  • Computer Illustrated Graphics
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Graphic Design Skills
  • Drawing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Course Cost:

The cost of this course varies depending on an applicant's status. Further information on course charges is available here.

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Events
Dec
14 2022
Exams (if applicable)
Dec
22 2022
Holidays
Jan
24 2023
Information Evening
08-Nov-2022
Some scary creativity was on show at the Pumpkin Painting competition held to mark Halloween in the college.
06-May-2022
Our annual exhibition of work from our creative courses returns to the college this May after being online for the past 2 years (due to you know what ...)
13-Jan-2022
Our Event Management students held an outdoor Christmas event, Light Up a Life, in December last for the students and staff of Stillorgan College of FE.
14-Sep-2021
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