Art Foundation

Overview

Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Art

This well-established and successful course is designed to enable our students to develop good drawing and design skills and knowledge of a wide range of other media and techniques.

We emphasise the importance of an individual approach to study through a broad range of projects allowing each student to build on personal interests and talents. One of the main aims of the course is to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that will help students in progressing to higher education.

Stillorgan College enjoys an excellent record in enabling students to achieve entry into the top Art & Design colleges, both in Ireland and the UK.

Entry Requirements

This course will be confined to students who are genuinely interested in the field of Art. Candidates will be called for interview and portfolio assessment.

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
  • Central St Martins, London - All Courses

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to www.qqi.ie and contact the relevant universities and colleges.

Course Content

  • Drawing (life & analytical)
  • Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Ceramics
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design
  • Painting
  • Combined Materials
  • Sculpture
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

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Stillorgan College of Further Education
Old Dublin Road
Stillorgan
Co. Dublin

P 01 2880704
F 01 2832207
E admin@stillorgancollege.ie

10 Reasons To Apply

Offers student-centred education in a friendly and supportive atmosphere
High standard of results
Excellent track record of facilitating progression to Higher Education
Offers nationally and internationally recognised qualifications
Diverse student body with an inclusive ethos
Central location in South Dublin with good links to public transport and on-site parking
Dedicated staff who have relevant industry experience
Strong emphasis by staff on meeting the individual needs of all students
Excellent facilities - there is a very high ratio of computers to students with up-to-date equipment and industry-standard software
Because we’re a small college, we have greater flexibility in supporting the needs of students than larger institutions

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