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Stillorgan College of Further Education

Stillorgan College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1985
QQI Award Code 5M1985 Art
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This well-established and successful course is designed to enable the student to develop good drawing and observational skills and knowledge of a wide range of other media and techniques. We emphasise the importance of an individual approach to study through a broad range of projects allowing each student to build on personal interests and talents. One of the main aims of the course is to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that will help students in progressing to higher education. Stillorgan College enjoys an excellent record in enabling students to achieve entry into the top Art & Design colleges, both in Ireland and the UK.

What will you Study?

Drawing 5N1862
Design
Graphic Design
Ceramics 5N0759
Appreciation of Art/Craft/Design
Photography
Painting 5N1302
Combined Materials 5N0764
Sculpture 5N1918
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AAXXX 5M1985

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