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  Brian Kelly
Go for it!  But realise that its not going to be easy and things take time and there are LOTS of sacrifices to make. Also make sure you learn from your mistakes - because you will make them. It is really only a mistake if you don't learn from it.
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Course Code:
LC110
Title:
Art and Design
College:
Limerick IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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There is a broad range of subjects covered in the first year, such as drawing, visual research, ceramics, fashion design, visual communications, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.



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On completion of the Level 8 programme, job opportunities for graduates include: Painter, Fashion Designer, Printmaker, Graphic Designer, Motion Graphic Designer, Sculptor, Art and Design Teacher, Ceramicist, Photographer, Film-maker. 

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2013 Points

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Change from 2012: 

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History: 2012 - 605#
2011 - #705
2010 - #830
2009 - #785
2008 - #700
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