BA (Honours) in Fine Art

CAO Code: MT821

Duration: 4 years (8 Semesters)

Course Fee:

What is the course about?

BA hons in Fine Art is a studio based programme,  where students can explore and engage with: painting, drawing, sculpture, print, photography, performance, sound, video and digital media in varied contexts.  Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of media in order to develop their individual art practice. 

The course encourages enquiry-based learning, informed by current theoretical debates and historical contexts that shape our understanding of contemporary art. Students are given the opportunity to initiate and develop their own programme of work with tutorial guidance and technical support. 


The course places great importance on introducing students to the professional world of art and achieves this through a high profile visiting lecture series, collaborative projects with artists, art professionals & partner institutions, exhibition trips and international study trips. 

The Fine Art course is delivered in the Sharman Crawford Street campus and in the Sober Lane campus.

What will you be doing?

Modules include: Studio Practice, Art History, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Print, Mould-making, Video, Professional Practice, Critical Theory and more!

Why do this course?

  • Develop the skills and technical abilities utilised in Fine Art practices
  • Understand the historical references and develop a critical awareness of Fine Art practices
  • Learn to research, develop and propose your ideas professionally
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for a career as an artist or art professional

Career Opportunities

Independent Artist Art Educator Curator Sculptor Community Arts Officer Art Critic Art Director Cultural Producer Art Historian Art Collection Manager Print Maker Entrepreneur and much more.


Course Enquiries:
Trish Brennan
+353 21 433 5222

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