BA (Honours) in Fine Art (2017 Intake)A two-year, part-time flexible mode honours degree in Fine Art
Studying on a part-time basis allows students, who have work or family commitments, to engage with the intellectual and creative life of a college environment. This can provide a springboard for ideas, work practice and opportunities that working in isolation sometimes may not afford. It supports the maturing of self-reliance and resourcefulness by providing an environment where creative problems are discussed and new perspectives are offered.
Painting, Critical Theory
Graduates will be able to work as practitioners in the fields of painting or, subject to further specialisation and experience, in the fields of:
- Community art
- Public art
- Arts administration
- Art and design education
- Research: Practice and Theory based
- Careers: Contemporary visual art and design culture
GMIT Honours (level 8) qualifications are recognised world-wide for postgraduate entry.
This is a two-year follow-on course for students with a Level 7 degree or diploma in Fine Art, Art & Design, or the equivalent artistic qualification or experience.
Other Essential Information:
You must apply directly to the college by completing a direct application form, which is available from Lifelong Learning, GMIT Mayo Campus, Westport Road, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Applicants will be required to present a portfolio or work for assessment and attend an interview towards the end of April/beginning of May. This statement will then provide the framework for the interview.
Applicants not currently attending GMIT must present the following:
The course fee per annum is €1,920 (self-funding). This course is not eligible for funding under SUSI. An instalment plan, designed to give students the flexibility in paying their fees, will be offered (four equal payments of €480).