Information Technology, Multimedia & Games Studies

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Information Technology, Multimedia & Games Studies
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Dundalk Institute of Technology, Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M0529
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
The Games Industry is growing rapidly and this course is the perfect preparation for anyone interested in being involved in this dynamic and creative field. Students are introduced to the key skills used in the development of games, software and multimedia. The course was also designed to help students decide which of these areas they would like to pursue further.
FET Code 5M0529 - Software Development
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
5M0529 QQI Level 5 Software Development
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eli...

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Interview First round interviews take place the end of May. Second Round Interviews take place in late August.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education online (link below)
Applications for the each academic year will open from February 1st and closing date for 1st Round of interviews is early May 2019.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Games Analysis Design
3 Dimensional Computer Graphics
Image Processing
Web Authoring
Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
Computer Systems Hardware
Software Architecture
Maths for STEM
Work Experience
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Higher Education
DkIT Computing in Games Development Level 8
IT Carlow Computer Games Development Level 8
TU Dublin Game Design Level 8
LIT Game Design and Development Level 8
IT Carlow Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design Level 7

Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
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