Course Code: CCH
Duration: 2 Years
This course gives budding artists the chance to express themselves artistically through the medium of animation, both classical (hand-drawn) and computer generated. This dynamic course provides the skills to take individual and group projects from conception to completion. The course aims to enable the student to develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques employed by the professional animator and to acquire the requisite skills for entry level positions in Feature, TV or Computer Game animation.
The programme is currently under review and there will be some change to the modules. Details of new modules will be available in March 2018.
Leaving Certificate/LCVP with a minimum H5 in Art and one other H5/O1 and three O6/H7 grades or equivalent or QQI level 5 award with a merit profile or BTEC National Diploma with a merit profile. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+). Suitable Level 5 awards include CDS Animation Drawing Studies
HND in Classical and Computer Animation
This award is made by the UK awarding body BTEC Pearson and is not, at present, placed on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). A Higher National Diploma is recognised by the QQI as being comparable to the Higher Certificate at NFQ Level 6.
Graduates may apply for the Advanced Diploma in Animation / BA Honours Degree in Visual Media ( Animation) in BCFE. The BA Honours Degree in Visual Media (Animation) is certified by the University of Dundee Scotland.
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