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Animation & Digital Movie

Course Code(s):  5M2146 MPAX
QQI Award Code:  5M2146 Multimedia Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M2146 MPAX
QQI Award Code 5M2146 Multimedia Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course provides learners with the opportunity to train for a career in Multimedia Design, Digital Video and Animation. Multimedia is the electronic manipulation of text, video, sound and imagery. This course specifically gives learners an opportunity to create characters and environment for a short animation video/film developed from scratch.

Emphasis will be on drawing and design skills. It also enables students to develop their creativity. Learners learn how to use technology to develop and plan their ideas from drawings.

What will you Study?

Multimedia Authoring 5N1299
Multimedia Project Development 5N1300
Design Skills
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Computer 3D Modelling and Animation 5N1603
Digital Movie Processing 5N1605
Drawing 5N1862
Scriptwriting 5N18476
Music Technology 5N1640
Image Processing 5N1292
Graphic Design Skills 5N1978
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

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This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Art, Craft & Design
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Media & Publishing
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