Computing in Interactive Digital Art & Design

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Computing in Interactive Digital Art & Design
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW268
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
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Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

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Number of Places 24
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Interactive Digital Art and Design?
Interactive Digital Art and Design is one of the most creative careers within the technology industry. As concept creators, graduates will have direct influence on product design. User-focused design is c...

Subjects Taught

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YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Concept Art and Animation
Games Studies
Human Computer Interaction
Programming
Mathematics

YEAR 2
Mandatory Subjects
Digital Media Design
Design Psychology
User Interface Prototypin...

Comment

Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES
• Institute of Technology Carlow’s final year project showcase is attended by leading employers in creative industries.

• Students will develop interactive art skills within a collaborative environment with an emphasis on...

Careers or Further Progression

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As this course is focused on user centred design, graduates will develop skills in 2D and 3D interactive art creation, user experience design, user interface design and programming.

Graduates can work as 2D concept artists,...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Philip Bourke MSc, BSc (Hons)
E: philip.bourke@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 291
2020 287
2019 274