Featured Advice
What are your interests?



The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Course Details

logo imagelogo image
Back to CourseFinder

Creative Design

Ed Zone

Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

Career Opportunities
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
Druation goes here.....

2018 R2 Points


Saves this course to your Career File if you are registered.

Summary... header image

This course will appeal to candidates who are creative problem-solvers. Students are provided with real opportunities to work with companies and other outside bodies to develop essential, innovative and technical skills.

Course Details header image

From College Website...
SG245 - Creative Design

From Qualifax...
SG245 - Creative Design
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.

LC Entry Requirementsheader image

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

If you believe the data above to be incorrect, please let us know at info@careersportal.ie - thank you.

QQI FET/FETAC Links header image

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
Click on the link below to find PLC courses that also relate to this career sector. Note you can view more courses by adjusting the filters on the listings page.


View Courses (Filtered by Career Sector)


Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

Points Calculator for QQI Awards
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found HERE

Career Progression header image

Graduates take up employment opportunities in design consultancy, industrial design, exhibition design, retail design, furniture design, the multimedia sector, services design, design education and design management. The course also helps graduates to develop highly transferable skills in visualisation, research, project management and communication.

Related Coursesheader image

The following course suggestions also prepare for work in this Career Sector, and may suit people with similar Career Interests. They are from colleges in the same region, and might also be worth exploring. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings. You can Tag any of these courses from within the individual course pages.

Course Title College
Art Graphic Design & Art Portfolio Preparation Galway Community College 
Art Westport College of Further Education 
Furniture Making & Design Galway Technical Institute 
Drawing & Visual Inquiry Galway Technical Institute 
Computer Aided Design & Architectural Technology Galway Technical Institute 
Furniture Design Jesus & Mary Secondary School 
Professional Photography Westport College of Further Education 
Animation & Gaming Galway Technical Institute 
Design Sligo College of Further Education 
Animation Galway Technical Institute 
Illustration & Model Making Galway Technical Institute 
Art - Portfolio Preparation Galway Technical Institute 
Furniture Making & Design Sligo College of Further Education 
Art & Design Sligo College of Further Education 
Fine Art Institute of Technology Sligo 
Creative Design Institute of Technology Sligo 
Interior Architecture and Design Institute of Technology Sligo 
Creative Design Institute of Technology Sligo 
Contemporary Art Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT 
Contemporary Art Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT 
Design Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT 
Design (Hons) Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT 
Fine Art Institute of Technology Sligo 
Education (Design Graphics and Construction) (Letterfrack) Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT 
Furniture Design and Manufacture (Letterfrack) Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology - GMIT 

Tuesday 15 January
Institute of Technology Sligo - Open Day
Saturday 13 April
Institute of Technology Sligo - Open Day
Thursday 9 May
Institute of Technology Sligo - North West Career Fest

View all [3]

View Scholarships from
Institute of Technology Sligo

Download our
Leaving Cert
Points Calculator

and Course Search App pointsCalcImage

Download our Points Calculator on the app store
Download CAOCalc+ on the google paly store

CAO Toolbox

CAO CourseFinder CAO CourseFinder 
New Courses New Courses 
Restricted Courses Restricted Courses 
Points Calculator Points Calculator 
CAO Course Worksheet CAO Course Worksheet 
Alert Lists Alert Lists 
CAO Handbook CAO Handbook 
CAO Website CAO Website 
CAO Video Guide CAO Video Guide 
Key Dates 2018-19 Key Dates 2018-19 
Access to College - HEAR Access to College - HEAR 
Access to College - DARE Access to College - DARE 
CAO - Application Trends CAO - Application Trends 
Course Choice Checklist (pdf) Course Choice Checklist (pdf) 

Career Guidance