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BSc (Hons) in Creative Media and Design

Course Code: LC616


Level

08

Duration

4 Years

Department

Art & Design


CAO Points

New for 2020

Course Type

Undergraduate - CAO

Location

Ennis

This programme is focussed on the creation of digital media experiences. You will gain knowledge and skills related to Interface & User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Web Technologies & Motion Graphics.

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate
A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including English or Irish and a minimum of an O4 in Mathematics.

Mature Applicants
Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Year 1

Multimedia Technology, Audio Storytelling, Visual Language, Interpersonal Development, Design Studio 1 – Critical & Creative Thinking, Digital Media Management and Networks, Interactive Programing I, Design Studio II – Interaction Design, Motion Graphics I, 3D Modelling I – Introduction to Modelling for Animation, Visual Design​

Year 2

Interactive Programming II, Design Studio III – User Interface Design, Media Writing, Web Design Techniques, Media Capture and Editing, Front-End Web Technologies, Information Visualisation, Effective Teamwork, Motion Graphics II, Web Content Management Systems.

Year 3

Database Technology, Server-Side Programming I, Interactive Visualistion, professional Develoment, Audio Environments, Digital Literacies, Augmented & Mixed Reality Environments, Management of Digital Media Projects, Interaction Design: Research Methods, Web Development Frameworks*, Video Environments*, Employment Placement. * Students choose one of these electives in year 3

Year 4

Law, Copyright and Ethics, Instructional Design, Web Analytics & Advertising, Media Psychology, Venture Management, Emerging Technologies and Trends in Digital Media, Multimedia Project.

Are there opportunities for further study?

Successful graduates of this course are eligible for a wide range of taught and research, Level 9, Masters programmes in Ireland and abroad.

What are the career prospects?

Graduates of this course have worked in the following positions:

  • Digital Media Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Interaction Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • Augmented and Immersive Experience Designer
  • Motion Graphic Designer