Creative Digital Media 5M5048

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.

Course Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent
  • Interview
  • Mature applicants welcome
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will require a competency as stated in our admissions policy here

 

Course Content

• 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

Optional Modules

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.

Certification

QQI Level 5 Award in Creative Media (5M5048)

Career Opportunities

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
• Animator

Progression to Higher Education

Graduates may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.
Click here for details of QQI Higher Education Links
Click here for details of CAO QQI Requirements Lookup
The following are the most relevant courses:

ATU - Sligo

TUS - Athlone

SETU - Carlow

ATU - Galway

DTU

Fees

  • Student Services Registration Fee: €200
  • QQI Examination Fees: €50
  • Deposit: €50

TOTAL: €300

   (The following exemption may apply: Medical Card Holders - €50 Exam Fee)

Duration

This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.

For More Information


Phone 071-9145480 or email sligocfe@msletb.ie