Masters Programmes

Design

MA Service Design - AD431

A one-year taught masters.
Programme commences in September 2021.
 

MSc Medical Device Design - AD460

A one-year taught masters in Medical Device Design in conjuction with science and engineering at UCD and TCD.
Programme commences in September 2021.
 

MA Interaction Design - AD439

A one-year taught masters delivered at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in conjunction with University College Dublin (UCD).
Programme commences in September 2021.
Applications open.
 

MA Communication Design - AD432

15 month research masters. 
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.
 

MA Design for Body and Environment - AD433 

15 month research masters.
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.

 

MA Product Design - AD430 

15 month research masters.
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.


Fine Art

MFA Fine Art  - AD426

A two-year taught studio programme with pathways in Fine Print, Digital Art, Painting, Sculpture and Expanded Practice, Ceramics / Glass, and Textile Art & Artefact.
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.


Visual Culture 

MA Art in the Contemporary World - AD441

A taught masters programme that examines contemporary art practices and their critical, theoretical, historical and social contexts. Open to graduates from varied backgrounds. Offered full time and part time.
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.
 

MFA Art in the Contemporary World - AD445

A two-year theory/practice taught masters. Students who complete AD441 have the option to undertake a second practice-based year with options in fine art, curating, criticism or related practices. 
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.
 

MA Design History and Material Culture - AD456

A taught masters prorgamme that provides a dynamic platform for the study of the material world in its historic and contemporary contexts. Open to graduates from varied backgrounds. Offered full time and part time.
Programme commences in January 2022.
Priority deadline for applications: Friday 30th July 2021.
Applications open.

 

Education

Professional Master in Education (Art & Design) - AD459

A 2 year Professional Master in Education with a qualification to teach art and design at postprimary level. Replaces the Professional Diploma in Art & Design Education.
Programme commences in September 2021.
Applications open.
 

MA in Socially Engaged Art + Further Education - AD461

A two-year taught Masters in Socially Engaged Art + Further Education with a qualification to teach in the Further Education sector (no intake September 2021).
 
M.Litt in Education (AD462-1)
For more information, please contact Professor Dervil Jordan, Head of the School of Education, jordand@ncad.ie.
 
 

NCAD Prospectus

More information:
Fiona Cleary
Assistant Student Recruitment and Admissions Officer
admissions@ncad.ie / +353 1 636 4218