Higher National Diploma in Fibre Art
This multi-disciplinary course aims to provide students with a wide and versatile range of skills within the area of Fibre Art and to produce highly innovative and creative artists with a professional approach and attitude to their work. Strong emphasis is placed on the integration of visual studies and design skills with a contemporary approach to applied art techniques.
Year One: Visual Studies, Textile Art, Fine Art Printmaking, Printed Textiles, Ceramic Art Techniques, Historical and Contemporary Studies.
Year Two:Visual Studies, Textile Art, Printed Textiles, Fine Art Photography, Critical Studies and Producing the Artifact.
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. A portfolio which shows creativity and artistic ability in this area should be brought to interview (See guidelines). The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).
BTEC Higher National Diploma in Fibre Art
A portfolio must be presented at interview which includes observational drawing, ideas notebooks and finished pieces. These should show an exploration of themes, drawing approaches and media.
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