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Art. Craft. Design

Course Code(s):  5M1984
QQI Award Code:  5M1984 Art, Craft and Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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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 one year full-time programme is designed to give students an insight into the design and making of craftwork. The course aims, under the guidance of specialised teachers, to equip students with the skills to enable them to make a decision about a possible future in craft. The course is further complemented by a series of visiting lecturers on a broad range of craft / art related subjects, visits to exhibitions and field trips.

What will you Study?

Art Metalcraft 5N1649
Batik 5N1566
Ceramics 5N0759
Communications 5N0690
Design Skills 5N0784
Drawing 5N1862
Printmaking 5N1373
Work Experience 5N1356
Woven Textiles 5N1864
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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AACDX 5M1984

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