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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1985
QQI Award Code 5M1985 Art
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The course is designed to prepare learners for a professional career in animation and related fields. Learners study fundamental skills and develop their knowledge using both traditional techniques and the latest computer technology.

Note:
Year 1 of this course leads to a QQI Level 5 Award. Students may continue their studies for a second and third year to gain a Higher National Diploma (HND) awarded from the UK, and a fourth year to recieve a BA (Hons) degree, also awarded from the UK.

What will you Study?

Professional Practice in Art & Design
Contextual Studies for Creative Media Production
Critical Study in Art & Design













Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AAXXX 5M1985

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Boat Builder    

Related Career Sectors

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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