Postgraduate scholarship, MA Design History and Material Culture, NCAD (Scholarship)

Posted: Tuesday, 15 March 2016

The School of Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin is delighted to offer a Postgraduate Scholarship, worth full tuition fees, to a student on the MA Design History and Material Culture. The scholarship will be awarded on academic merit and all applicants are eligible, including EU (part time or full time) and non EU students (full time only).

This taught postgraduate programme is about objects: things you might sit on, drink from or wear; things you might cherish, throw away or never notice; things for special occasions and things you use everyday; things made by machine, things made by hand and things never made; spaces you might visit, inhabit or travel through; ideas about things, things about ideas. Through seminars and guided research, students are equipped with skills enabling them to conduct research, analyse and write about the material world in its various historic and contemporary contexts. The course draws on the wide-ranging academic expertise of faculty members in fields including decorative arts, dress and textiles history, contemporary craft, graphic design history, architectural history and material culture studies. The programme benefits from close relationships with a wide range of museums, cultural institutions and historic properties.

The course can be completed full time in one year or part-time in two years. For more information on this MA programme or to discuss your application, please email the course director: Dr Anna Moran (

Application deadline for scholarship applicants: 29 April 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted after 29 April 2016 until the programme is full.

Click here to visit the NCAD website for further information and details of the application process.