The National College of Art and Design occupies a unique position in art and design education in Ireland. It offers the largest range of art and design degrees in the State at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Welcome to all new students joining us in September 2017 and welcome back to continuing students. Semester 1 commences Monday 18 September 2017.
Applications now open for VAP A/C and Non Credit part time courses in art and design and Portfolio Preparation.
The portfolio guidelines for 2018 entry are now available online.
View the NCAD graduate show catalogue - featuring the work of all exhibiting students, from Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Continuing Education.
The School of Fine Art is delighted to announce that artist Mark Clare has been awarded the Studio Residency 2017-18. Mark will be based at the Annex, NCAD's MFA Fine Art postgraduate studios.
Postgraduate programmes available in Fine Art, Design, Education and Visual Culture
The Professional Master in Education (Art or Design) and the MA in Socially Engaged Art & Further Education
Postgraduate scholarship opportunities in the School of Visual Culture
NCAD is delighted to announce that Professor David Crowley has been appointed Head of School of Visual Culture.
NCAD is delighted to announce that Professor Alex Milton has been appointed Head of School of Design.
The School of Fine Art is delighted to announce that artist Níamh McCann has been awarded the inaugural NCAD Fine Art Studio Residency 2016/2017.
Thinking of studying art or design? NCAD is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities for Art & Design (QS University Rankings by Subject, 2016).
NCAD offers a wide range of evening courses in Design, Fine Art & Visual Culture throughout the year.
Are you interested in finding out what is happening now at NCAD?
The National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL) is a public research resource dedicated to the documentation of 20th century and contemporary Irish visual art and design.
Welcome to the Alumni section of the website. Here you will find details of opportunities for graduates and how to keep in touch with NCAD.