Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Creative Design

Everything around us has been designed by someone. Some things are designed and work better than others. Innovative design solutions are fundamental to economic growth, social development and prosperity across all sectors in the modern world, irrespective of where you live.

This course educates people like you, future creative designers, enabling you to to become proficient in a range of analytical, technical, R&D, social and applied design skills. When you complete this course you will already be an experienced and professional designer, ready and confident to take on the challenges of the design world. Working on real-world design projects for real-world clients is a central element of this course.

DepartmentCodeAward
Yeats Academy Art Dsgn & Arch SG245 Honours Degree Abinitio
2019 POINTS
261*
NFQ LEVEL
8
DURATION (YRS)
4

*New Common Points Scale

The new Leaving Certificate Common Points Scale from 2017 is not directly comparable with the scale that was in existence from 1992 to 2016.

Download the Grading Scale from www.transition.ie.

Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

This programme particularly welcomes your application if you are a mature learner or you have completed relevant Further Education programmes. Mathematics is not required for this course.

Career Opportunities

Design’s adaptability in continuously evolving environments is what makes its practices relevant in times of change. It has never been more valued as an economic force, nor has it been as culturally influential as it is now. For recent graduates, these course(s) has provided a competitive edge for entering the workplace. The skills learnt on the course are applicable to product/service ideation, development or improvement, or for startups and R&D teams who may be developing new and innovative offerings.Startup companies increasingly recognise the value of including designers in the early stages of business development and more and more companies now have their own design teams, and include “design” in their portfolios.

Examples of recent vacancies advertised by leading companies in this field include:

•Visual Designer,

•Human-Centered Designer,

•Environmental Designer,

•Creative Designer,

•Design Consultant,

•Design Researcher,

•Service & Interaction Designer – UI/UX Designer,

•Designer for Social Impact.

What subjects will I study?

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Semester 5

Semester 6

Semester 7

Semester 8

[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.

Who do I contact?

Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510

E: admissions@itsligo.ie