Game Art & Design at Clonmel

Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary


Course Name Game Art & Design at Clonmel
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary
Course Code LC502
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 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.

Foundation Level Mathematics
Foundation level Mathematics at Grade F2 or hi...

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

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
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 Irelan...

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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, LC114 Fashion and Textiles for
Product and Costume, and LC115 Art and Design Teacher Education and LC506 Visual Effects for Film,

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

The B.Sc. (Honours) in Game Art & 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 creat...

Subjects Taught

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 – Props for Games, A...

Comment LOCATION: Clonmel Campus, Co. Tipperary

Portfolio Preparation & Information Days @ LIT Clonmel 9th November 2019 18th January 2020
Careers or Further Progression

This programme 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 ...

Further Enquiries Contact: Mr. Adrian Fielding & Mr. Richard McEnteggart, Programme Leaders
Tel: 0504 28413/28410
Points History
Year Points
2019 838 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2018 741 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2017 837 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)