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Important Dates

November 2020
Portfolio Information Sessions for entry 2021
25 November – NCAD Open Day 9.30am-3.00pm

January 2021
Design Portfolio Workshops

February 2021
1 February – CAO closing date, final day to apply for all studio-based art and design programmes.
1 February – CAO normal closing date for applications to AD215 Visual Culture
5 February – Portfolio submission deadline for first year art and design programmes

March 2021
Portfolio results and offers for entry to first year art and design programmes September 2021.
Portfolio Submission Guidelines published for entry in 2021
31 March – CAO closing date for Advanced Entry applications to Year 2+

April – May 2021
Interviews for Advanced Entry to Year 2+

May 2021
1 May – CAO late closing date for AD215 Visual Culture Advanced Entry offers for September 2021

July 2021
1 July – CAO closing date “change-of-mind”

August 2021
CAO offers for entry to First Year

NCAD runs a number of events throughout the year that are open to the public, all of which are opportunities to visit the College, meet staff and students, and find out more about the area of study you are interested in.
Dates above subject to change.
For up-to-date information, please visit NCAD Open Days on our website.