NCAD is a community of 1,500 undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time students studying Fine Art, Design, Education and Visual Culture. For information on how to become a student at NCAD follow the links below.
Study at NCAD
Welcome to Admissions at the National College of Art & Design.
Undergraduate Year 1
Applying to First Year, for information on what you can study at NCAD, the application process, eligibility and how offers are madeView Undergraduate Year 1
Applying to First Year, for information on portfolio requirements, submission details and important dates.View Portfolio Submission
Undergraduate Year 2+
Applying to NCAD Year 2+ as an Advanced Entry or Transfer student, for information on eligibility and the application processView Undergraduate Year 2+
NCAD offers a range of taught and research postgraduate degrees in Design, Fine Art, Education and Visual Culture. For information on the programmes available, the application process and eligibility click here.View Postgraduate
Applying to NCAD as an International Student, please follow this link for information on eligibility and the application process.View International
Part-Time /Continuing Education
The Centre for Continuing Education in Art and Design at NCAD provides opportunities for learning during the autumn, spring and summer. Over one thousand students attend CEAD part-time courses each year.View Part-Time /Continuing Education