Graduates of this Level 8 degree programme in animation & illustration will have the capacity to apply their knowledge of the core principles of illustration and animation to a broad range of topics which include drawing, story boarding, character development etc. They will develop the capacity for independent learning, solid analytical and IT-related skills, high levels of critical reasoning etc. through the twin emphasis of both animation and illustration, with an emphasis on problem solving and team-working capabilities.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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Number of Reserved Places: 10 places
PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.
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|Note: Information for 2019 Entry|
|Old Code||New Code||Award Title|
|AACDX||5M1984||Art, Craft and Design|
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.
Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
Graduates will have the opportunity to work in animation and illustratio. Their portfolios will reflect their artistic capacities and meet the current opportunities and demands of the growing contemporary illustration and animation practice.