Continuing Education

The Centre for Continuing Education in Art & Design at NCAD offers part-time courses in art and design for adults and school-leavers who want to explore their creative potential and learn new skills.

Autumn 2018
Part Time Evening Courses
in Art and Design

CEAD Diploma, D+VI, P+DI certificates
Applications NOW OPEN
Application deadline: Wed. 27 June

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Summer 2018
Short Courses
in Art and Design
and Portfolio Preparation
25 June to 13 July 2018
Book a Summer Short Course

CEAD VAP certificate, A/C modules

Applications open: 02nd July 2018 
Application deadline: 06th September 2018

CEAD Autumn non-credit courses

Applications open: 02nd July 2018. 
Application deadline: 06th September 2018

More information

CEAD Newsletter Spring 2018

Read more about the experience of part time students at NCAD.

image courtesy Irene O'Neill, CEAD graduate

CEAD Visiting Lecturer Series

Over the course of the year CEAD certificate and diploma groups invite artists to our VL series, to talk about their work and experience as contemporary art practitioners.

Find out more about the Continuing Education VL series.

image courtesy VL and artist Eithne Jordan

image courtesy VL and artist Caoimhe Kilfeather

CEAD Online Gallery

See the work of CEAD, NCAD part-time evening students.


The Centre for Continuing Education in Art and Design at NCAD provides opportunities for learning during the autumn and summer to over six hundred students each year. CEAD offers certificate and non-certificate options for students who choose to study part-time in an era of lifelong learning. CEAD aims to provide a diverse programme of courses offering flexible, quality learning opportunities, that enable access, support progression and transfer for students who wish to further their visual arts education.

All work displayed in the images on the Continuing Education section was produced by CEAD students


More information:

Tel: + 353 1 636 4214

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