You can apply for the following courses at IADT using the CAO Available Places facility for entry for the 2021/2022 academic year.
|Course Code||Course Level||Course Title|
|DL701||Level 7||Business – Applied Entrepreneurship|
|DL833||Level 8||Photography + Visual Media [*Portfolio]|
|DL839||Level 8||Interaction + User Experience Design [*Portfolio]|
|DL841||Level 8||English and Equality Studies|
* BA [Hons] Photography + Visual Media and BA [Hons] Interaction + User Experience Design require a Portfolio + Cover Letter as part of your application.
Please refer to Portfolio Guidelines below and email your Portfolio + Cover Letter as pdf files [max. 5MB] to email@example.com.
Your portfolio will normally include:
A one page cover letter.
Outline your interest and enthusiasm for the course. Note details of hobbies, technical skills and involvement in activities relevant to the course.
A selection of your best creative work and project work.
Show us how you are curious about objects, places
and spaces that people use and interact with, how
they work, if problems exist, possible solutions or
work arounds. This requires a real enthusiasm for
visual research into particular topics, themes or ideas,
creative problem solving, good visual skills and working
in a variety of media. Include work which shows your
interests and enthusiasms. Projects normally include
some visual research work, development work and final
A variety of observational drawings.
These are drawings from life, not photographs, of
people, spaces, places, objects.
3D work as photographs.
Include photography of sculptural, spatial or
experimental 3D work.
This could be 2D or 3D work in any software.
Include projects or collaborative work you have done.
Notebooks and sketchbooks.
Use your sketchbooks and visual journals to show us
your enthusiasm and enquiry into a subject(s). Evidence
of your creative process and ideas is very important!
Storyboards, Diagrams, Maps.
Storyboards are like comic strips that outline key
moments of the sequence through pictures; usually
actions, events and emotions. Your storyboards might
show how something works or how people interact
with an object/place/space (in any subject or style).
Maps and diagrams can explain how something works,
how to get there or show the key points along the way.
Photographs or Prints.
Include observations of objects, places, spaces, people;
sequences telling a story.
Available Places [for 2021 entry]
- Applications for the above courses must be made via the CAO Available Places facility.
- Application for an Available Place course does NOT guarantee an offer for that course. Applicants must satisfy the Minimum Entry requirements as specified on the course page.
- Mature applicants and applicants who have qualifications other than the Irish Leaving Cert and/or QQI FET/FETAC must contact firstname.lastname@example.org before completing an available place application.