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Certificate in Art and Design

Certificate in Art and Design

Overview

Develop fundamental skills in art and design in order to progress into further 3rd Level study

Our Art and Design foundation course is an interdisciplinary programme that introduces the learner to a broad range of areas in the discipline of Art & Design.

Why study Art and Design at Griffith College?

Our Art and Design foundation course introduces the learner to a broad range of areas in the discipline of Art & Design. It is an interdisciplinary programme of study over one academic year that encourages exploration and experiment with different art and design disciplines & media.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to develop an analytical and methodical approach to artwork and developing designs.

It is also to introduces the learner to a broad range of design disciplines before choosing their pathway in Interior Design/ Architecture, Fashion & Textiles, Graphic design & Illustration and Animation. It also allows students a pathway onto a level 8 award.

The key abilities which contribute to successful individual participation on the programme have been identified as creativity in design; competence in communication in a variety of media; an ability to draw; technical understanding; and organisation. Candidates are expected to have a keen interest in the cultural and social factors in design; creative expression and innovation; and to have a capacity for both independent work and teamwork.

Our Certificate in Art and Design Foundation Studies is a one-year level 6 course available on a full-time basis. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to develop an analytical and methodical approach to artwork and developing designs.

  • Develop skills in a broad range of design disciplines including creativity in design; competence in communication in a variety of media; an ability to draw; technical understanding; and organisation
  • Choose your own study pathway with modules in Interior Design/ Architecture, Fashion & Textiles, Graphic design & Illustration and Animation.
  • Option to further your study with a pathway onto our level 8 BA (Hons) programme.
  • The calibre of work produced by the Design Faculty has been recognised numerous times through industry awards and exhibitions.
  • An annual Creative Week showcases the Design faculty graduates with those of Media, Journalism, Computing, Film and Photography.

Questions? Have a look at our FAQ section.

Intake Dates

Our intake for this course commences September 2020.

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Why Study Art and Design at Griffith College?

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