Galway Community College
Further Education

Art, Design & Portfolio Preparation

Art, Design & Portfolio Preparation

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QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M1995

Co-ordinator: Orlagh Kinnucane

Contact: orlagh.kinnucane@gretb.ie


Course Outline

This course is designed to provide the skills needed to peruse a career in Art and Design or progress into further education with a comprehensive portfolio.

Modules


Fees

€175 GCC Student Services Fee applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
  • Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
  • Those on a VTOS scheme.

An exam fee of €50 for QQI Level 5 applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inis.gov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .


Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year.


Special Features

Build and create your portfolio for third level including drawing, design, computer generated image processing Innovative and exciting design solutions on the latest computer software


Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.


Progression

For information please visit our Progression Page under Student Supports

Opportunities open to students who did not achieve the desired Leaving Certificate to allow entry to your desired course from the CAO system, you can have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 points in a PLC course and gain access to 3rd Level or for mature students who did not complete a Leaving Certificate to gain access to 3rd Level.


Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

Sep 21
2020
PLC Classes Commence
Oct 26
2020
Mid-Term Break
Dec 14
2020
PLC Christmas Exams
Dec 23
2020
Christmas Holidays
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