Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Animation
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_DANIM_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Admission staff:
T: +353 (0)74 918 6000
Duration 1 year full-time add-on
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
The programme is offered in full-time mode for one year. Applicants must have a relevant Level 7 award with 180 ECTS credits and appropriate learning outcomes in Animation or a related area. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.
Number of Places 24
Course Content

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This Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Animation is a one-year add-on Level 8 programme designed to allow you to specialise in your chosen area of animation production. This year is designed to allow you to gain both industry knowled...

Subjects Taught Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits Hours Per Week

Year 4
Semester 7
• Industry Project Mandatory 10 5
• Pre-Production Mandatory 10 4
• Dissertation Mandatory 10 2

Semester 8
• Innovation & Creativity Mandatory 5 3
• Production Mandatory 25 6
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
On successful completion of this programme, students may apply to progress to Post Graduate and Masters programmes at LYIT or at Institutes / Universities across Ireland and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
• Animation Companies
• Games Industry
• Live Action/Special Effects
• Advertising

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
• Animator
• 3D Modeler
• Storyboard Artist
Further Enquiries Further Information
Nollaig Crombie
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6203
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