• Code: KE
  • Certification QQI Level 5 Award in Art (5M1985)
  • Duration One Year


This course enables students to gain a vast experience in practical and technical  disciplines relating to the whole area of motion graphics. Students investigate,  research and explore themes and subject matter two dimensionally and three  dimensionally through drawing, painting and sculpture. This research is developed  further in animation layout design and animation drawing studies using software  such as animation and after effects.

Programme of Study

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Animation Layout Design
  • Animation Drawing Studies
  • Design
Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum of five  06/H7’s or combination of five 06/  H7’s) or its equivalent. Extenuating  circumstances may be considered
  • Leaving Certificate Applied Award
  • Full FETAC Level 4 Award
  • Full QQI Level 4 with a merit profile
  • Mature Applicants - experience  will be considered in lieu of formal  qualifications

Places are offered following a successful  interview.

Career Opportunities

  • Animation and motion graphic designer
  • Animation
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
Higher Education Progression*

Examples of potential courses include:

  • AIT Animation & Illustration (AL861)
  • CIT Visual Communications (CR600)

Course Co-Ordinator

Karen Ryan

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