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Submission of Portfolio

Applicants for programmes DT544 (Interior Design), DT545 (Design – Visual Communication), DT546 (Fine Art), DT559 (Photography) and DT598 (Visual Merchandising & Display) must submit a portfolio of work to DIT Grangegormn, Dublin 7, on either Monday 6th OR Tuesday 7th March. 2017. 9:30am to 4:30pm each day. A receipt will be issued stating the date the portfolio must be collected which will be approximately 10 days after submission. 

PROGRAMME:   DT544 | DT545 | DT546 | DT598 

The portfolio is used to review the applicant’s potential to benefit from and contribute to the programme(s) chosen with regard to the following evaluation criteria:

Evidence of Drawing ability should be demonstrated through:

  • examples of freehand, observation and/or technical drawing
  • use of colour and texture
  • variety of subject and media

Evidence of Practical ability should be demonstrated through:

  • skills in visualisation (3D and 2D) 
  • quality of presentation
  • control over media

Evidence of Conceptual ability should be demonstrated through: 

  • investigation 
  • idea generation
  • imagination and creativity

The maximum portfolio score is 600 points. Applicants must obtain a minimum score of 200 points to be considered for DT544 (Design - Interior & Furniture), DT545 (Design – Visual Communication) and DT546 (Fine Art). 

The portfolio should contain not more than 20 pieces of work made by the applicant in a range of media. This might include paintings, drawings, sketches, note books, sketch books, collages, photographs and computer outputs (do not submit CDs, or zips). Submit only photographs of 3-dimensional or delicate work. Do not submit work that has been framed or mounted behind glass. Please arrange the contents in an orderly and accessible manner in a secure folder. While all care will be taken, the school cannot be held responsible for damage or loss of work during the review process or for portfolios not collected by the due date.

Failure to submit a portfolio will render an applicant ineligible for any of the above programmes. Portfolios received after the above submission dates will not be reviewed.

Portfolios should be securely bound and clearly identified with name, address and CAO number (if available at the time of submission). The decision of the review panels will be final.

PROGRAMME:   DT559

The portfolio is used to review the applicant’s potential to benefit from and contribute to the programme(s) chosen with regard to the following evaluation criteria:

Evidence of ability to communicate ideas in single images, series, or completed projects will be illustrated through:

  • Ability to juxtapose elements within image(s) to generate meaning
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly and effectively throughout portfolio
  • Treatment of subject, media and control of context

Evidence of technical & practical ability will be illustrated through:

  • Project realisation and application of  technologies
  • Quality presentation
  • Control of media

Evidence of creative ability will be illustrated through:

  • Experimentation with technique(s)
  • Innovative and creative use of media
  • Composition, form, layout & presentation

The maximum portfolio score is 600 points. Applicants must obtain a minimum score of 300 points to be considered for DT559 (Photography). 

Your photographic portfolio should consist of 15-20 images and should be no larger than A1 in size. The portfolio should be well-presented and organized, with the images sequenced from beginning to end in a considered manner. A printed sheet at either the front OR the back of the portfolio should provide image titles and contextual information if appropriate.  Any images completed for art and/or design projects that further demonstrate your interest in image making may also be included. Workbooks or journals that inform the portfolio may be submitted. Please arrange the contents in an orderly and accessible manner in a secure folder. While all care will be taken, the school cannot be held responsible for damage or loss of work during the review process or for portfolios not collected by the due date.

Failure to submit a portfolio will render an applicant ineligible for any of the above programmes.  Portfolios received after the above submission date will not be reviewed.

Portfolios should be securely bound and clearly identified with name, address and CAO number (if available at the time of submission). The decision of the review panels will be final.

Maximum & Minimum Scores:

Programmes Maximum Score           Minimum Score
DT544, DT545, DT546         600 points      200 points
DT559 600 points 300 points
DT598 600 points None

Mature Applicants:

Mature or international candidates who are short-listed may also be interviewed. Applicants with an equivalent qualification or significant appropriate experience will also be considered and interviewed.

THE DECISION OF THE REVIEW PANELS WILL BE FINAL

Guidelines:

Art Design & Printing Programmes DT544, DT545, DT546, DT598 

The portfolio should contain not more than 20 pieces of work made by the applicant in a range of media.  This might include paintings, drawings, sketches, note books, collages, photographs and digital outputs.  Please note you should only submit photographs of 3D models, delicate work and sculptures.  Do not include video, CD's or DVD's, work that is framed or mounted behind glass or any wet oil paintings. 

  • Please arrange the contents in an orderly and accessible manner in a secure folder. 
  • While all care will be taken, the school cannot be held responsible for damage or loss of work during the review process or for portfolios not collected by the due date.
  • Failure to submit a portfolio will render an applicant ineligible for any of the above programmes.  Portfolios received after the above submission date will not be reviewed.
  • DIT Portfolio Submission FAQ

Photography Programme  DT559

  • Your photographic portfolio should consist of 15-20 images and should be no larger than A1 in size. 
  • The portfolio should be well-presented and organized, with the images sequenced from beginning to end in a considered manner. 
  • A printed sheet at either the front OR the back of the portfolio should provide image titles and contextual information if appropriate.  
  • Any images completed for art and/or design projects that further demonstrate your interest in image making may also be included. 
  • Workbooks or journals that inform the portfolio may be submitted.
  • Please arrange the contents in an orderly and accessible manner in a secure folder.
  • While all care will be taken, the school cannot be held responsible for damage or loss of work during the review process or for portfolios not collected by the due date.
  • Failure to submit a portfolio will render an applicant ineligible for any of the above programmes.  Portfolios received after the above submission date will not be reviewed.

Mature Applicants:

Mature or international candidates who are short-listed may also be interviewed. Applicants with an equivalent qualification or significant appropriate experience will also be considered and interviewed.

THE DECISION OF THE REVIEW PANELS WILL BE FINAL

Submission of Portfolio 2017


Applicants for the following programmes must submit a portfolio:  DT544 |  DT545  |  DT546  |  DT559  |  DT598

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Submission / Collection Details:

Submission: Can be made on either Monday 6th OR Tuesday 7th March. 2017. 9:30am to 4:30pm each day

Location: DIT Grangegorman, North House, Lower Grangegorman Road

Directions: Plan your Route / Map 

Collection: Friday 10th March.

Download: Portfolio SUBMISSION - Collection Receipt Slip & Portfolio Label

Check List

Before You Arrive:

It is vital that you clearly identify your portfolio by securely attaching the following information, ensuring it is clearly visible on the outside of your portfolio cover:

  • CAO Number
  • Course Code
  • Full name
  • Address
  • Telphone number

This will help to identify your portfolio at all stages during the review and also the safe return of your portfolio.

Please ensure your portfolio is securely bound.

Download: Portfolio Label

Receipt & Collection:

A receipt will be issued stating the date the portfolio must be collected.

*  Portfolios not collected after these dates may be disposed of by DIT.

Download:  Portfolio SUBMISSION - Collection Receipt Slip ‌

Contact Us:

Submission/Collection Queries:

DIT Dublin School of Creative Arts  

T: (01) 402 4138

E: creativearts@dit.ie

School of Media Photography (DT559) only

Email only please

E: ann.donohoe@dit.ie  

Score Queries:

Admissions Office

T: (01) 402 3445

E: admissions@dit.ie