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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.

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
3 Years
Duration of course
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301

2017 Points

301

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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.

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AD215 - Visual Culture
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

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.

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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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Old Code New Code Award Title
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies


Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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 - Archaeology
or 5N0762 - Archaeology

E30106 - French
or 6N2399 - French

E30107 - German
or 6N2401 - German

E30108 - Spanish
or 6N2400 - Spanish

E30109 - Italian
or 6N2404 - Italian

E30110 - Irish
or 6N2398 - Irish

E20113 - Local History Studies
or 5N1296 - Local History

G20022 - Political Studies
or 5N1837 - Political Studies

D20032 - Human Growth & Development
or 5N1279 - Human Growth and Development

E20124 - Theatre Studies
or 5N4571 - Theatre Studies

E20024 - European Studies
or 5N1444 - European Studies

E20013 - Print Journalism
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 2017 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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