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Postgraduate study at NCAD

Artists, designers, theorists, critics, historians, educators and other cultural workers pursue postgraduate studies at NCAD, attracted by a dynamic environment attuned to the latest developments in art, design, education, visual culture, criticism and theory.

Professional and graduate diplomas, taught and research masters, and theory and practice-based PhDs and MLitt’s are completed in NCAD. Postgraduate study at NCAD offers the opportunity to develop your practice through enhancing your skills and through critical engagement with others. Postgraduate students access methods, ideas, critical processes and approaches, share with peers, and interact with world-class practitioners.

A full-time academic staff of 64 lecturers and tutors supplemented by specialist visiting and part-time lecturers, and Postdoctoral, Research and Fulbright Scholars supports a rich learning and research environment, and supplies the critical, disciplinary and technical expertise to support our postgraduate students in practicing at and advancing the forefront of their particular discipline.

MA Interaction Design
MA Service Design
MSc Medical Device Design

MA Communication Design – January Intake
MA Product Design – January Intake
MA Design for Body & Environment - January Intake

Fine Art
MFA Fine Art/MFA Digital Art – January Intake

Visual Culture
MA/MFA Art in the Contemporary World – January Intake
MA Design History & Material Culture - January Intake

Professional Master of Education

PhD & Research
PhD Design, Education, Fine Art and Visual Culture – January Intake
MLitt in Education

For more information and to apply, please visit Postgraduate Applications.