Postgraduate Diploma (Fine Art)
College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies
This postgraduate diploma programme is designed to educate artists to a level appropriate to professional practice or for progression to doctoral studies and is an option within the Master of Fine Art (MFA) programme. The MFA is a joint Burren College of Art/NUI Galway programme based at the Burren College of Art (BCA), Ballyvaughan, Co Clare. Students register as full students of NUI Galway. The programme operates in association with the Royal College of Art, London, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, both or which provide visiting faculty to the programme.
Postgraduate Portfolio Day Ireland
Burren College of Art are co-ordinating an event in Dublin on Jan 31, 2013, that will bring together all the art colleges offering postgraduate fine art courses in Ireland. Faculty from the different courses will be there to give feedback to prospective students on their portfolios and advice on the various programmes on offer, etc. Admission is free; more information and registration form online.
Bachelors degree with honours in Fine Art (First class or 2:1, or a GPA of 3.50 or above) or evidence of equivalent achievement. In the case of an outstanding portfolio, a Bachelors degree with a lower second class / 2.2 honours/GPA of 3.00 may be accepted.
All eligible applicants are interviewed either in person or by telephone.
1 year, full-time
Next start date: September 2013
ECTS weighting: 60
Average intake: 20
Closing date: 31st January 2014. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis up to this deadline. Late applications may be considered if all places are not filled.
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