Dublin Art Schools
As a major centre of art and culture, and
Ireland's commercial and industrial city, Dublin
is home to numerous educational institutions offering a range of fine
art, design and associated courses, aimed at equipping students for
a variety of arts-based careers. Successful graduates may choose a career
as a solo artist (eg. in painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics),
as a commercial or graphic designer, history of art specialist or curator,
or take up one of the many opportunities in Ireland's visual
art industry. (See: BEST ART SCHOOLS)
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More Information About Arts Education
For details of qualifications required,
syllabus, facilities and future career potential, please contact the following
colleges, or visit their websites.
Ballyfermot College of Further Education,
Ballyfermot Road, Dublin 10
Phone: 01-626-9421; Website: bcfe.ie
Provides 1-year and 2-year courses in Fine Art, Design and Graphics, Animation,
Television, Film and Moving Images, Video, Multimedia and Games.
Colaiste Dhulaigh, Barryscourt Road,
Coolock, Dublin 17
Phone: 01-848-1337; Website: colaistedhulaigh.ie
Offers post-leaving certificate courses in Animation, Art and Design
Portfolio Preparation, Graphic Art, and Interior/Furniture Design.
Dublin Institute of Design, 25 Suffolk
Street, Dublin 2
Phone: 01-679-0286; Website: dublindesign.ie
Provides Certificate and Diploma level courses in Interior Design and
DIT, Fitzwilliam House, 30 Upper
Pembroke Street, Dublin 2
Phone: 01-402-3000; Website: dit.ie
DIT Art, Design and Printing provides numerous courses at Apprenticeship,
Undergraduate and Postgraduate level within its Faculties of Design, Fine
Art and Printing and Graphic Communication.
Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design & Technology (IADT)
Phone: 01-214-4600; Website: iadt.ie
IADT offers a large range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses including
Fine Arts, (including drawing, figure drawing and figure painting), Design,
Animation, Film & Video, Modelmaking for Film & Media, Media &
Cultural Studies, Photography, Production Design, Visual Arts Practices
Griffith College Dublin, South Circular
Road, Dublin 8
Phone: 01-415-0400; Website: gcd.ie
Offers courses in Interior Architecture and Fashion Design.
Inchicore College of Further Education, Emmet Road, Dublin 8
Phone: 01-453-5358; Website: inchicorecollege.ie
Offers post-leaving certificate foundation course in Art and Design, as
well as courses in costume design, make-up and set design for theatre.
Limperts Academy of Design, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14
Phone: 01-492-5894; Website: limpertsacademy.com
Provides courses in Interior Design, Lighting Design, Landscape Design,
Commercial Design and Fashion Styling.
The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) Dublin
Phone: 01-636-4200; Website: ncad.ie
Offers an extensive range of degree and Postgraduate courses in Fine Art,
History of Art, Craft Design, Fashion Design, Textile Design, Industrial
design, Visual Communication and Art Education.
Stillorgan College of Further Education, Old Dublin Road, Stillorgan,
Phone: 01-288-0704; Website: stillorgancollege.ie
Provides post-leaving certificate courses in Art, Photography, Media,
and Digital Media design.
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