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Art. Design & Mixed Media

Course Code(s):  5M1985 ADM
QQI Award Code:  5M1985 Art
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This course involves studio and location work. It enables students to develop drawing and observational skills and to explore creativity and personal expression through a broad range of creative processes including Sculpture, Mixed Media, Printmaking, and Fine Art based Photography. All projects are broad enough to allow students to develop a portfolio suitable to their particular interests - Fine Art, Design, Photography etc. A one art week educational trip outside of Ireland takes place in the second term to inform, develop and stimulate the students' knowledge of the arts. Work experience takes place in the first term. It involves one week location drawing, a visiting artist's talk and workshop, and one week in studio 3D work. In the final term students can choose to engage with a community linked art project, making artworks in response to the local community.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Communications (5N0690)
Combined Materials (5N0764)
Drawing (5N1862)
Painting (5N1302)
Sculpture (5N1918)
Printmaking (5N1373)
Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design (5N0755)
Figure Studies (5N1869)







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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Arts Administrator   Packaging Designer  
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Animator   Architect  
Graphic Designer   CAD Technician  
Ceramics Technologist   Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery  
Cabinet Maker   Ergonomist  
Woodturner / Woodmachinist   Musical Instrument Technician  
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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

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