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Course Details

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Digital Media

CAO code: BN021 Entry Route into programme:
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Mature grounds
  • Special circumstances
  • QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates


Duration: 3 years
NFQ level: 7
Method of application: CAO
2018 Points : AQA*
Award title: Bachelor of Arts
Credits for Full Award: 120 @ NFQ Level 6; 60 NFQ Level 7
Awarding Body: ITB Transfer and Progression:
BN413 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate applicants will require a grade O6/H7 in five subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.

Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement where a grade F2 or higher is achieved.

Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal minimum requirements.

Minimum entry requirements for QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates, see


Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Digital Photography
  • Web Development 1
  • Personal Development
  • Visual Creativity
Semester 2
  • Storytelling & Narrative
  • Studio Photography & Image Production
  • Web Development 2
  • Design Process & Practice
  • Universal Design
Year 2
Semester 3
  • Group Project (Phase 1)
  • Visual Design Fundamentals
  • Website Design 1
  • Digital Video Techniques
  • Multimedia Development 1
Semester 4
  • Group Project (Phase 2)
  • Website Design 2
  • Digital Audio
  • Documantary Filmmaking
  • Multimedia Development 2
Year 3
Semester 5
  • Brand Identity Design
  • Drama Filmmaking
  • Content Management Systems
  • Professional Practice
  • Sound Design
  • Digital Media within Society
Semester 6
  • Work Experience
  • Professional Project
  • Digital Marketing
  • 3D Environments


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What our students say...

Fernanda Faria ITBDublin

"CDM at ITB has a very broad curriculum, from Year 1 you learn about all different areas inside the creative world. The access to up to date equipment adds to the enjoyment of the course. The course also has a work placement module, which helps you gain experience in the field before graduating and opens doors for us. If you have creativity inside you and would like to become a professional in the area, you should definitely consider coming to ITB "

Fernanda Faria
Creative Digital Media

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