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Monaghan Institute

Monaghan Institute


 

Art. Craft & Design - Portfolio Preparation


Course Code:  5M1984
Award Code(s):  5M1984
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This varied and stimulating course equips learners with the art and design skills necessary to study Art/Design at third level. Artwork completed throughout the year is presented in a portfolio that is then submitted to relevant colleges, in Ireland and the UK. The course consists of art and design studio work, work experience including research into the industry, and communication skills. In depth analysis of the NCAD portfolio brief is provided, as well as advice on a broad range of third level courses, from animation to interior design, to fine art and so on. Field trips consist of visits to art and design exhibitions and college open days. A selection of work will be showcased in a professional gallery space at the end of the year.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Drawing Painting Collage Techniques Sculpture Printmaking Design Skills Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design Communications Work Experience

 

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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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