CEAD Courses

Apply for a summer or autumn accredited or non-credit part time course.

Whether you are an absolute beginner, or are currently on a non-credit or accredited programme of study in art or design, CEAD offers progression options for all levels within Higher Education. Our programme runs over Summer and Autumn and ranges from non-credit for beginners, to advanced, Certificate and Higher Diploma levels.

Learn more about progression in Art and Design through CEAD.

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More information:
Email: cead@staff.ncad.ie

Summer Programme

Summer Programme

Short courses in Art and Design, including Summer Portfolio Preparation course. Summer courses 2022 are now complete.

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Higher Diploma in Art

CEAD 2 year part-time Higher Diploma in Art. Portfolio required. Applications Closed.

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D+VI Certificate

University Certificate in Drawing and Visual Investigation (D+VI), 1 year part-time, 2 nights per week. Portfolio not required. Applications Closed.

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P+DI Certificate

University Certificate in Photography and Digital Imaging (P+DI), 1 Year part-time, 2 nights per week. A Portfolio is required. Places are still available, contact cead@staff.ncad.ie or call01 636 4214 for details.

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VAP Certificate A/C Modules

University Certificate in Visual Arts Practice (VAP). 1 to 3 years part-time. VAP modules may be taken on a once off basis for audit or credit. Portfolio not required. Applications for 2022 now open.

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Autumn Non-Credit

CEAD Autumn Non-Credit courses. Non-credit courses in Art and Design for beginners to advanced. A Portfolio is not required. Autumn Non-Credit courses 2022 applications Now Open.

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