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Art, Craft and Design with Digital Photography

Course Code(s):  5M1984
QQI Award Code:  5M1984 Art, Craft and Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M1984
QQI Award Code 5M1984 Art, Craft and Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a one-year full time course. It aims to provide school leavers or mature students with the opportunity to prepare a portfolio of art for Art Colleges or for personal development of artistic skills.

The digital photography element of the course provides an exciting focus. Points from this course can also be used to gain entry into many third level courses.

What will you Study?

Drawing 5N1862
Painting 5N1302
Printmaking 5N1373
Sculpture 5N1918
Design Skills
Digital Photography 5N1270
Computer Illustrated Graphics 5N1929
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
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

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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
AACDX 5M1984

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising Art Director   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Textile Designer   Photographer  
Potter / Ceramicist   Sculptor  
Costume Designer   Illustrator - Technical / Medical  
Architect - Conservation   Artist  
Furniture Designer / Maker   Industrial Designer  
Illustrator   Screen Printer  
Typographer   Digital Media Designer  
Arts Administrator   Packaging Designer  
Interior Architect / Designer   Creative Director  
Camera Operator   Dressmaker  
Fashion Designer   Film / Video Editor  
Animator   Architect  
Graphic Designer   CAD Technician  
Ceramics Technologist   Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery  
Cabinet Maker   Ergonomist  
Woodturner / Woodmachinist   Musical Instrument Technician  
Instrument Craftsperson   Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith  
Metal Fabricator   Modelmaker  
Glassmaker   Printer  
Draughtsperson   Textile Machinery Technician  
Toolmaker   Bookbinder (Craft)  
Teacher - Art and Design    Architectural Technician / Technologist  
Carpenter / Joiner   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Theatre / Television Designer   Cartoonist  
Designer / Maker - Craft   Blacksmith  
Horologist   Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson  
Newspaper - Magazine Editor   Desktop Publisher  
Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport   Broadcasting Researcher  
Broadcasting Production Assistant   Writer  
Journalist - Radio / Television   Literary agent  
Print Media Craftsperson   Broadcasting Engineer  
Transport Design Engineer    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Art, Craft & Design
Media & Publishing
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