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Art, Graphics & Printmaking - Visual Communications - Portfolio Preparation

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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1995 AGP
QQI Award Code 5M1995 Graphic Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course enables students to create and produce an interesting and dynamic portfolio of work. It offers students a balance between traditional methods of art making such as drawing, painting, print making, figures studies, alongside digital photography and computer graphic design, resulting in an integrated portfolio. A one week field trip takes place in the first term to stimulate the students' research work. Throughout the year various artists and designer visit the college to talk and guide students. Many graduates progress on to NCAD, DIT, IADT and further afield.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Communications (5N0690)
Design Skills (5N0784)
Graphic Design Skills (5N1978)
Drawing (5N1862)
Traditional Black & White Photography (5N0757)
Printmaking (5N1373)
Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design (5N0755)








Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AGDXX 5M1995

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Industrial Designer   Architect - Conservation  
Taxidermist   Craft Designer  
Ceramics Designer   Arts Administrator  
Digital Media Designer   Typographer  
Screen Printer   Photographer  
Interior Architect / Designer   Film / Video Editor  
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CAD Technician   Graphic Designer  
Animator   Creative Director  
Make-Up Artist - TV/Film   Architect  
Fashion Designer   French Polisher  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Musical Instrument Technician  
Modelmaker   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Instrument Craftsperson   Glassmaker  
Teacher - Art and Design    Architectural Technician / Technologist  
Theatre / Television Designer   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Cartoonist   Milliner  
Tattoo Artist   Designer / Maker - Craft  
Broadcasting Researcher   Newspaper - Magazine Editor  
Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport   Desktop Publisher  
Broadcasting Production Assistant   Television / Radio Presenter  
Copy Editor   Proofreader  
Journalist / Reporter   Literary agent  
Technical Writer   Writer  
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Related Career Sectors

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