Postgraduate Diploma (Fine Art)

College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies

The Executive MBA

The Executive MBA
The Executive MBA

The NUI Galway Executive MBA in Action

The NUI Galway Executive MBA in Action
The NUI Galway Executive MBA in Action

Course overview

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.



Dublin 28th January 2014 12-4 pm

Key facts

Entry requirements

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.

Additional requirements

All eligible applicants are interviewed either in person or by telephone.

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Next start date: September 2014

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.

Mode of study: Taught

Applications and selections

Apply online should be made directly to Burren College of Art (BCA). Further information is available from Anna Downes, Director of Marketing & Admissions (details below).

Who teaches this course?

Requirements and assessment

Final examination is by exhibition at the end of the programme.

Find out more

Anna Downes,
Director of Marketing & Admissions,
Burren College of Art,
Newtown Castle,
Co. Clare.
T +353 65 707 7200

PAC code

Not applicable

Fees for this course

Programme fees are available from the Burren Collegeof Art.