Undergraduate Portfolio

NCAD's Undergraduate Portfolio Submission Process is now open for the Feb 11 2022 deadline. We are currently accepting submissions from applicants from: 

  • Ireland & Northern Ireland
  • The European Union
  • The United Kingdom

Portfolio Submissions from applicants from other countries will open in December 2021

For information on how to submit your portfolio

Application type

This information is for:


Year 1 CAO Applications

Anyone from Ireland, the EU or the UK who has applied to year 1 on CAO

Click here

Non EU International Applications

Anyone from outside the European Union or United Kingdom who has applied directly via NCAD's website

Coming soon

CAO Advanced Entry 

Irish, EU, UK applicants who have applied for Advanced Entry on the CAO

Coming soon

Portfolio Website

Explore the Portfolio Website for information on how to begin working on your portfolio; how to prepare your portfolio for various study pathway options at NCAD; sample portfolios from current NCAD students; guidelines on how to submit your portfolio, FAQs...

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