Level 5

RefCourse titleFT/PTHubElectives
5M1984 Art, Mixed Media & 3D Studies FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M5054 Sustainable Interior Design FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Introduction to Craft & Pottery PTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Creative Ceramics FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Fine Art Practice & Design FTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984 Introduction to Pottery PTFine Art, Craft and Design
5M1984

Creative Ceramics

Full time

For full details of a programme click individual course link above.

Aim

These courses lead to Art Craft & Design QQI level 5 5M1984. These courses are thought through practical demonstration and practice which will give students the opportunity to design and make a wide range of unique craft, sculpture and textile pieces using a range of different materials.  They will also learn how to be resourceful and create unique pieces from up-cycled materials.  Students will learn the practical skills of sewing, which will include patchwork quilting, applique and felting or alternatively ceramic crafts.  Emphasis throughout the course is placed on drawing and design.

Throughout the course specialists will give workshops in a range of related areas such as dyeing, candle making, patchwork, handmade soaps and ceramics.

Core Modules
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Drawing
  • Design Skills
  • Combined Materials
  • Studio Practice
  • Ceramics
  • Batik
Elective Modules
  • Print Making
  • Ceramics
  • Colour and Light
  • Sculpture
  • Combined Materials
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Practice
  • Batik

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Level 6

RefCourse titleFT/PTHubElectives
6M4029 Advanced Ceramics & Design FTFine Art, Craft and Design

For full details of a programme click individual course link above.

Aim

This course leads to Art QQI level 6 6M4029.

The course will provide students with a broad Ceramic,and fine art education base. Students will incorporate new ways of working and expand their practice in drawing, painting and ceramics and the connection between all three mediums.

Emphasis is placed throughout the course on drawing, and the design process, through sketchbooks and planning, allowing students to develop their own studio practice.

Core Modules
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Creative Application Ceramics
Elective Modules
  • Studio Practice
  • Exhibition Techniques

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Art, Craft, Ceramics and Design General Information
Employment and Career Opportunities Examples

Crafts Designer
Retail Sales
Ceramics Design
Craft shops
Textile Artists

Progression Examples

The Career Guidance Counsellor in the College is available to advise students on the various progression options through Higher Education Links CAO scheme.   Examples include: TUD974 Fine Art , TUD TU977 Visual Art, Sherkin Island, IADT DL827 Art, NCAD AD101 Art and Design (Portfolio)