Graphic Design Application

Applicants are required to attend for interview with a portfolio of their work. This interview is important as it helps to assess the student’s commitment to the two year graphic design programme and offers them the opportunity to discuss their work and interest in the general area of visual communication.
Graphic design is a very diverse area of art and so this course always attracts a good cross section of students in both age and nationality.

Entry Requirements:
Leaving Certificate / LCVP with a minimum of two HC3s one of which must be in Art and three passes at ordinary level or any FETAC level 5 Certificate in Art with a merit profile, Art Portfolio (See guidelines). The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (aged 21+).

Portfolio Guidelines
Please bring to the interview a well presented portfolio of selected recent works. Listed below are some suggestions of what that portfolio could contain:

These are only guidelines for a portfolio, you may have all the above in your portfolio or only elements, it's the quality of what's submitted that counts.

Any Problems
If you encounter any problems while making an online application, please contact the college directly. Often the interview slots fill up quickly, making it impossible to make an online application; it may however be possible to arrange an interview by contacting the college directly and provided additional space can be found.