This one-year full-time course focuses on Digital Media, Game Design, Web Design, Digital Image Processing, Interactive Media Development, UX & UI Design, Digital marketing, Animation and 3D Graphics. Students use these core skills to design and develop, creative and interactive digital media projects.
The course introduces students to the following industry standard software: Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, After Effects, XD and Cinema 4D. Premiere for video editing, Unity for game design and Blender for 3D. Students also explore third party plug-ins and open-source software. Students have access to the new Digi-Hub containing iMacs, VR glasses, portable green screens and other technology.
• Games Analysis Design 5N1651
• Computer Illustrated Graphics 5N1929
• Image Processing 5N1292
• Communications 5N0690
• Work Experience 5N1356
• Computer 3D Modelling & Animation 5N1603
• Web Authoring 5N1910
• Digital Marketing 5N1364
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.
QQI Level 5 Award in Creative Media (5M5048)
Career opportunities in the following areas become accessible through the progression routes from this course to third-level colleges. Requirements for progression may change or new progression paths become available. Modules may also need to change to facilitate learner needs.
• UX/UI Designer
• 3D & Game Designer
• Digital Marketing
• Graphic Designer
• Web Developer
Graduates may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.
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The following are the most relevant courses:
Institute of Technology Sligo
BA in Creative Design SG232 (Level 7)
Athlone Institue of Technology
BA Animation and Illustration AL861 (Level 8)
BA Graphic Design AL763 (Level 7)
Carlow Institute of Technology
BSc TV and Media Production CW547 (Level 7)
BSc in Computing & Digital Media GA776 (Level 7)
BA in Creative Digital Media TU796 (Level 7)
Student Services Registration Fee: €250
DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
QQI Examination Fees: €50
Class Materials: €0
(One of the following exemptions may apply: (1) Medical Card Holders - €250 (2) BTEA - €200 (3) Grant - €200)
This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.
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