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LC234
Multimedia Programming and Design

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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This programme aims to give students the knowledge and skills in the design and programming of computer-based interactive products that incorporate text, graphics, sound, digital illustration, animation and video. It also develops dual skillsets, both creative and technical, through project work and work placement in all disciplines in the multimedia industry. 

Students spend 6 months in year 3 on placement. 

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LC234 - Multimedia Programming and Design
Limerick IT

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LC234 - Multimedia Programming and Design
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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3 Distinctions

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Interactive Designer
Web developer
Java Developer
Multimedia Developer
Multimedia Programmer
App Developer
Digital Video Specialist
Motion Graphic Designer
Database developer
User Interface Designer
Designer
eLearning Specialist
Software Support Engineer
Multimedia content specialist



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