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Animation

Course Code(s):  6M5545
QQI Award Code:  6M5545 Cartoon Animation
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Galway Technical Institute

Galway Technical Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5545
QQI Award Code 6M5545 Cartoon Animation
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is a fusion of art and technology designed to help students develop a good understanding of contemporary animation skills from narrative storytelling to visual effects and visualisation. There is a strong emphasis on drawing at an advanced level as well as developing your individual creativity.

This course may enhance existing experience in art, design or other areas and enables progression to further qualifications. This course is also very useful for those who wish to re-enter a third level course after a break in study.

What will you Study?

Animation Drawing 6N4907
Drawing 6N3569
Combined Materials 6N3587
Animating Characters in 3D Skills 6N4906
Script-writing for Animation 6N4982
Art Appreciation 6N3450
Team Leadership 6N1948
Work Experience 6N1946
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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Related Career Sectors

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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