Computing - Games Design & Development at Thurles

Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary

 

Course Name Computing - Games Design & Development at Thurles
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code LC418
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Thurles
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years.
Class Contact Hours:
Year 1: 25 hours per week
Year 2: 24 hours per week
Year 3: 18 hours per week
Year 4: 16 hours per week
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or higher in ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:

Pass 28 points
Merit 46 points
Distinction 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic programmes at LIT and are not considered passing subjects.

Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET programme in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level programmes at LIT.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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LIT accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all programmes of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to programmes at Limerick Institute of Te...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+EU Nationals aged 23 before 1st January 2018 that wish to make a non-standard application:

Please ensure you indicate the nature of your case on your application to the CAO before February 1st. The Institute may at its discretion extend the closin...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Non-Standard Applications
A non-standard application refers to applicants who are required to provide additional information when applying to CAO. The main categories of non-standard applicants are:

• Mature applicants
• GCE/GCSE applicants
• H...

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Course Fee

Expand+Tuition Fees
Most full time undergraduate students are covered by the “Irish Government Free Fees scheme” for the tuition fee. Under this scheme, the government (HEA) pays tuition fees for full-time, non-repeat undergraduate students from Ireland an...

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Financial Support Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover this Student Contribution Fee. The student grant application system is an “online application system” and is accessed at www.susi.ie.

To assist all applicants, there is a SUSI Support Desk -
Email: support@susi.ie; Tel: 0761 08 7874.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is the programme about?
This programme is designed to produce graduates with an in-depth knowledge of the essential aspects of games design and development. Students will learn the techniques for analysis, design and development of games for d...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1: Interpersonal Skills, Web Development Fundamentals, Computer Organisation & Architecture, Computer Mathematics, Data Essentials, Introduction to Programming, Mathematical Methods, Operating Systems Fundamentals, Structured Programming, Struct...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after the programme?
The skills learned on the programme can be used in a wide range of disciplines and graduates are in very high demand. Job categories include: Game/Software Programmer, Game/Software Tester, Game/Software Designer....

Further Enquiries Mr. Eugene Kenny,
Programme Leader
Tel: 0504 28259
Email: Eugene.Kenny@lit.ie
Web: www.lit.ie/Courses/LC418
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Points History
Year Points
2019 279
2018 269
2017 251