Next Start Date October 2023
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Entry Requirements An aptitude for art and design as evidenced by a sample of work submitted. A selection of 10-15 images including drawings, colour studies, paintings and contact details should be submitted to email@example.com
Upon receipt of your application, a member of staff will contact you to discuss your interest in the course.
The minimum entry requirements are a Grade O6/H7 or better in five Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics with a minimum of 160 points. Equivalent qualifications and scores from other countries will be assessed and scored by the Institute.
A Pass in any QQI FET Major Award at level 5 or 6.
A Pass in a QQI FET Foundation Certificate, the NUIG/GMIT Foundation Certificate or any Foundation Certificate delivered by the regional cluster (ATU or NUIG).
Mature Applicants Applications from mature applicants (aged 23 on or before 1st January of the course commencement year) are welcomed by ATU. A quota of places is reserved for mature applicants.
These applicants do not have to meet the Leaving Certificate entry requirements and are considered on an individual basis (previous education, work experience, and demonstration of ability and competence to undertake the programme) and will be invited for interview.
They must display an aptitude for art and design as evidenced by a sample of work submitted.
English Language Requirements English Language Requirements will be as determined by ATU and as published in the Access, Transfer and Progression code. The current requirements are as follows:
Non-EU applicants who are not English speakers must have a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each component) in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent. All results must have been achieved within 2 years of application to ATU.
EU applicants who are not English speakers are recommended to have a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in each component) in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.
Further details on English language requirements are available at http://www.gmit.ie/international/english-language-requirements-0
Recognition of Prior Learning ATU is committed to the principles of transparency, equity and fairness in recognition of prior learning (RPL) and to the principle of valuing all learning, regardless of the mode or place of its acquisition. Recognition of Prior Learning may be used to:
(i) Gain access or advanced entry to a programme at Stage 2 or higher, subject to available places.
(ii) Gain credits and exemptions from programme modules after admission.
(iii) In award years RPL will be considered, to a 50% maximum (30 credits).
Academic Code of Practice No. 6 outlines the policies and procedures for the Recognition of Prior Learning. Guidance for applicants is provided on www.myexperience.ie
Selection Applicants will be offered places in decreasing order of performance until all available places are exhausted following the initial application deadline. Thereafter, if additional places remain unfilled, offers will be made to eligible applications until all places are filled. A minimum of 5% of places are reserved for mature applicants.
Programme Duration Six years
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