NCAD Open 2024

Welcome to NCAD Open; a space for online resources for applicants who are applying to Undergraduate Courses in NCAD in September 2024.  Undergraduate Portfolio Submission deadline is 9th February but you can now add/edit submissions until Friday at midnight.

Browse throught the different sections and find the infromation you need. We're also always ready for questions at

Make sure to keep up with all our in person and virtual events which are always listed here on the website

Video Gallery

Video Gallery

Take a virtual campus tour and find out more about studying in the different Departments at NCAD as well as sessions on how to prepare your portfolio.

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Student Portfolio Demonstrations

NCAD First Years from 2021/22 chat through their portfolios and tell you how they prepped them!

View Student Portfolio Demonstrations

Portfolio Website

The Portfolio Website has all you need to know before, during and after submitting your Portfolio. Includes this Year's Portfolio Guide

View Portfolio Website

Portfolio Submission Platform

Ready to submit your portfolio? Head to the Portfolio Submission platform here. We've even included a "How To" video!

View Portfolio Submission Platform


Here you can find links to crucial info like Minimum Entry Requirements, Key Dates & Deadlines and more

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NCAD's Digital Prospectus

Our 2023 Prospectus: ONLINE. Download in PDF or visit the dedicated website

View NCAD's Digital Prospectus