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  • Locations: All, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Spring
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Architecture, Design and Construction Department/School: Graphic Design
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): Ross Heck, heckdon@auburn.edu
Majors: Graphic Design Majors Student Level: JR-Junior, SR-Senior
GPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) Applicant Restrictions: Only AU students may apply
Program Description:
 

Graphic Design in Ireland

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Graphic Design students will be part of a ten to twelve day excursion to Dublin, Ireland. The students will make several trips outside of Dublin city. Students will document the Industrial Design students and their involvement in the “Special Topics in Design Traveling Studio Abroad 2016” in Dublin, Ireland. The course will revolve around actual photography, print design and/or web design developed from your personal experience while in Dublin, Ireland.

ELIGIBILITY

Graphic Design majors only.

The program is open to any fourth semester GDES major first and then to other industrial design students, if space is available. The maximum number of students is 20 and the minimum GPA requirement is 2.25. If the maximum number is not filled we will consider students with a GPA less than 2.50 – this will be based on the Ireland Committee approval.

The Prerequisite courses for this program are GDES 2210 and GDES 2220

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IMPORTANT DATES

Spring 2018:

  • 10 Jan 2018: Date course begins
  • 09 Mar 2018: Date of group travel to Ireland
  • 21 Mar 2018: Date of group return travel to the USA
  • 27 April 2018: Date course and examinations end

COURSE

GDES 4970: Special Topics in Design - Ireland - 4 credits

Visit the course website: http://www.auburn.edu/~heckdon/gdes4970.html

PROGRAM COSTS

The program cost is $2790.

The cost will be billed to each student’s Bursar account (eBill) in three installments:

 
  1. $1350 to cover flight arrangements and room deposits.
  2. $850 to cover room reservations and tour deposits.Dublin4
  3. $560 to cover travel, museums, contingency, etc.

The schedule for payments is as follows:

The first installment would be processed in November and due in December.
The second installment would be processed in December and due in January.
The third installment would be processed in January and due in February.

Estimated Costs Breakdown:

  • Airline Flight – round trip approximately $1350
  • Accommodations (Breakfast) $660
  • Travel/Tours/Museums $400
  • Contingency $400
  • Estimated Total $2790

ACCOMMODATIONS

Graphic Design students live in various hostels throughout Ireland, in multiple-bed dormitory rooms with shared modern bathrooms.

LOCATION

Dublin, Ireland

EXCURSIONS

Throughout the program, field trips may be made to several of the following major historical and artistic centers.

  • All of Dublin
  • Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
  • Newgrange
  • Tara
  • Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland
  • Galway
  • Ballyvaughan
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • The Burren College of Art, The Burren, Ireland
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Dublin, Ireland
  • Dublin’s National Print Museum, Dublin, Ireland
  • National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
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PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA REGULATION:

  • U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program
  • Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Ross Heck at heckdon@auburn.edu

Visit the course website: http://www.auburn.edu/~heckdon/gdes4970.html




This program is currently not accepting applications.