Digital Animation Production at Clonmel

Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary


Course Name Digital Animation Production at Clonmel
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code LC518
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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) Clonmel
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years.

Class Contact:
Year 1: 24 hrs per wk
Year 2: 24 hrs per wk
Year 3: 20 hrs per wk
Year 4: 18 hrs per wk
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.

The presentation of a Portfolio of selected work or an interview and assessment is also required.

*Points are a combination of...

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

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

To assist all applicants, there is a SUSI Support Desk -
Email:; Tel: 0761 08 7874.

Expand+Programmes LC110 First Year Art & Design (Common Entry), LC518 Digital Animation Production, LC502 Game Art & Design, LC111 and LC114 Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume require applicants to successfully complete a Portfolio for Assessment ...

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?
On this programme, students learn to design, create and animate for both 2D and 3D platforms such as TV, Film and Games. There is a focus on developing students’ core skills in the traditional disciplines of drawing, il...

Subjects Taught

Year 1:
Multimedia Technology, Drawing Principles I, Visual Communications I, Audio Storytelling for Digital Media I, Animation I, Interpersonal Development, Interactive Programming I, Drawing Principles II, Visual Communications II, 3D M...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after the programme?
This programme produces graduates with an excellent knowledge and understanding of computer animation, suitable for employment in the digital animation, gaming and multimedia sectors. Graduates will have a strong...

Further Enquiries Contact: Mr. Michael Kiely &
Mr. Mathew Mather,
Programme Leaders
Tel: 0504 28412 / 28458
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Points History
Year Points
2019 816 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 802 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 786 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)