Fine Art (Level 6)

Art6

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Art

Programme Coordinator: Vincent Andrews

Award Code:  6M4029

Course Code:  FA6

Programme Description:

This is a one-year, full-time programme that affords students the opportunity to further develop creativity, technical skills and artistic identity through studio work.

Component Awards:

  • Drawing (6N3569)
  • Painting (6N3452)
  • Design Skills (6N3446)
  • Combined Materials (6N3587)
  • Studio Practice (6N3571)
  • History and Appreciation of Art (6N3450)
  • Fine Art Photography (6N3449)
  • Constructive Thinking Skills (6N3448)
  • Work Experience (6N3448)

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a QQI/FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Art; Art, Craft and Design; or an equivalent qualification.
  • A strong and well organised portfolio of work.
  • Successful completion of an interview.

Progression:

  • Based on the quality of their portfolio, students may gain advanced entry to the 2nd year of a range of third level visual arts courses.
  • Various progression prospects in the fields of fine art, visual communication, animation, game design, creative multimedia, illustration, photography, arts event management, visual arts teaching and art therapy.

Costs:

Approximately €350 to cover the costs of equipment, materials and examination fees.

Note:

Successful applicants will be required to have access to an SLR camera in order to participate in the Fine Art Photography module.