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

Overview

Course Duration One Year Full-time

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

Are you a creative and visual person? Do you want to be part of the dynamic visual world? Have you ever thought you could be an Illustrator, a Graphic Designer, a Fashion Designer, a Book Illustrator, a Digital Designer, a Web Designer, a Product Designer?

This stimulating course allows you to focus on your creativity while developing your drawing and digital skills. You will be encouraged and supported in visual research, image making skills, concept development and the aesthetic realisation of ideas in response to inspiring briefs. By completing this course, you can progress to any art or design degree course or be more equipped for employment in the visual industry.

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
  • TU Dublin – 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:

  • Illustration
  • Computer Illustrated Graphics
  • Image Processing
  • Figure Studies
  • Painting
  • Combined Materials
  • Design Skills
  • Drawing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Course Cost:

In response to the cost-of-living crisis, we are implementing a significant reduction in fees for all domestic (EU, EEA, Stamp 4) students undertaking a PLC course in the upcoming academic year. All charges, excluding a nominal, non-refundable, registration charge of €50, will be waived.

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12-Dec-2023
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24-Nov-2023
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05-Oct-2023
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