NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Burren College of Art (BCA) College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: Post Baccalaureate (HDip, Fine Art) DURATION: 1 year (2 semesters), full-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 5 COURSE INSTANCE(S): Not applicable. Apply at


Your Course This post-baccalaureate programme assists you in finding your voice as an artist and prepares you for application to and potential enrolment in an MFA programme. Studio practice and critique is at the core of the programme, taking the form of negotiated projects for independent study that also involve portfolio preparation and career planning. Studio courses provide teaching in a choice of disciplines where you work alongside undergraduate students. Historical and Critical Studies examines key concepts in modern and contemporary art to assist you in contextualising your emerging art practice. The Burren: Culture and Environment introduces you to a wide range of environmental and cultural studies in the west of Ireland, ranging from natural history and geology to archaeology and modern history. You will also visit galleries and museums in Dublin, with optional trips to London and Berlin. Minimum Entry Requirements Applicants should normally have a primary degree (at NFQ Level 7 or 8). A major in fine art is not required for this programme. All eligible applicants are interviewed either in person or by phone. Career Opportunities Graduates have found employment in professions associated with the practice of art. FIND OUT MORE AT: art.html OR

Irish and EU tuition: €9,500. International tuition: €18,500. Scholarship information available at . WHEN TO APPLY: Apply by 1 February 2021. Applications will continue to be considered on a rolling review, based on available space on the programme.

CONTACT Lisa Newman Director of Admissions T: +353 65 707 7200 E:

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. Post Baccalaureate students have their own dedicated studio space at the Burren College of Art and the availability of all BCA faculty as appropriate. 2. Scholarship opportunities are

available. Please visit www.burrencollege. ie/programmes/post- baccalaureate/fees- scholarships for details.

3. The Post Baccalaureate is an excellent choice for artists who received an undergraduate degree in a non-art field and who now want to progress on to an MA or MFA programme.

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