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AD215
Visual Culture

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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.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 - 4 Years
Duration of course
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This course gives you an opportunity to study the histories and theories of modern and contemporary art and design practice in a creative art school setting. This programme is suitable for anyone with a broad interest in history, culture, and society. There will be opportunities to work with studio-based NCAD students, this engagement may take the form of critical/professional writing and publication projects, curation and event development.

A portfolio submission is not required; places are allocated through the CAO based on Leaving Certificate points.

School of Visual Culture
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism


Essential Module Requirements:
ECHSX - Cultural and Heritage Studies, 5M2154 - Cultural and Heritage Studies, ELESX - Language and European Studies, 5M2073 - Language and European Studies - 5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:
G20001 - Communications
or 5N0690 - Communications

and 3 of the following 12 modules:
E20115 or 5N0762 - Archaeology
E30106 or 6N2399 - French
E30107 or 6N2401 - German
E30108 or 6N2400 - Spanish
E30109 or 6N2404 - Italian
E30110 or 6N2398 - Irish
E20113 or 5N1296 - Local History
G20022 or 5N1837 - Political Studies
D20032 or 5N1279 - Human Growth & Development
E20124 or 5N4571 - Theatre Studies
E20024 or 5N1444 - European Studies
E20013 or 5N2152 - Print Journalism

ELAXX - Liberal Arts, 5M3114 - General Studies
5 modules at Distinction Grade.

EPJXX - Print Journalism, 5M2464 - Journalism
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in: G20001 - Communications
or 5N0690 - Communications

and 4 of the following 16 modules:
E20008 - Media Analysis
or 5N1298 - Media Analysis
E20076 - Research Skills for Journalism
or 5N2443 - Research Skills for Journalism
B20004 - Behavioural Studies
or 5N1351 - Behavioural Studies
E20078 - Writing Skills for Journalism
or 5N2435 - Writing Skills for Journalism
G20022 - Political Studies
or 5N1837 - Political Studies
5N1405 - Public Relations
or N23004 - Campaigning and Lobbying, or L20043 - Public Relations, or L21757 - Public Relations
G20031 - Social Studies
or 5N1370 - Social Studies
E20106 - French
or 5N1623 - French
E20107 - German
or 5N1624 - German
E20109 - Italian
or 5N1626 - Italian
E20171 - Polish
or 5N1627 - Polish
E20111 - Russian
or 5N1628 - Russian
E20178 - Slovak
or 5N1629 - Slovak
E20108 - Spanish
or 5N1630 - Spanish
E20110 - Irish
or 5N1631 - Irish
E20164 - English as a Second Language
or 5N1632 - English as a Second Language

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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As a consequence of the breadth and depth of understanding and experience acquired in relation to modern and contemporary visual and material culture, Visual Culture graduates have a wide range of local and international opportunities open to them, including: arts administration (in contemporary and heritage contexts); publishing, journalism, critical writing; work in museums and private galleries; or pure art and design historical research and lecturing.

Future career opportunities also include exhibition curation, critical writing, journalism, publishing and arts management.



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