Game Art & Design at Clonmel Campus

TUS - Tipperary Campuses


Course Name Game Art & Design at Clonmel Campus
Course Provider TUS - Tipperary Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code LC502
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Clonmel
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years.

CLASS HOURS: 21-24 hours per week.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 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 results and Portfolio Assessment.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+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 Honours Mathematics. For example, if an applicant receives a H6 grade an additional 25 points will b...

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 courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS:

Higher Certificate (...

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Mature Applicants

Mature students (any EU National over the age of 23 before 1st January of the year of application) must indicate such on their application to the CAO. All applications from mature students must be sent to the CAO prior to the off...

Alternative Entry

Applicants with qualifications other than those listed above (including EU and overseas qualifications) should apply in the usual way, giving full details of their qualifications/application category on their application


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Course Fee

Expand+Student Fees

All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:
1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

The Student Contribution Fee for the 2021/2022 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charg...

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Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...


Expand+Courses LC110 First Year Art and Design (Common Entry), LC518 Digital Animation Production, LC502 Game Art and Design, LC114 Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume, and LC115 Art and Design Teacher Education require applicants to successfully c...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?

The B.Sc. (Honours) in Game Art and Design targets the creative needs of the games industry by producing graduates who can develop high quality game content, design game levels and work with industry leading content...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1: Multimedia Technology, Audio Storytelling, Interpersonal Development, Visual Communication I, Interactive Fiction for Games, Drawing Principles I, Gaming Fundamentals, Interactive Programming I, 3D Modelling I – P...

Comment LOCATION: Clonmel Campus, Co. Tipperary.

Portfolio Preparation & Information Days:
@ LIT Clonmel
7th November 2020
16th January 2021
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after this course?
This course produces graduates with an excellent knowledge and understanding of game design, level design, game content creation, game engines and scripting. This makes our graduates suitable for employment in t...

Further Enquiries Contact Details
Mr. John Hannafin
Course Leader
Tel: 0504 28490
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 841 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 852 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 838 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)