This dynamic and exciting course will supply all the practical, creative and technical skills you need to succeed in the digital society and economy.
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If you want to open up a range of career opportunities in creative industries like web design, gaming, social media, film and marketing, this is the course for you. Although a relatively new sector to the Irish economy, the digital media industry is one of the most recent success stories. Creative digital media is the industry of the future, and has been accorded a ‘high priority’ status by the Irish government with huge job potential for all graduates.
Although you don’t have to be good at art to do it, you should have a good visual awareness, an interest in the internet and technology and an understanding of how technology can be applied in creative and interesting ways.
Our state of the art digital media labs are equipped with Apple iMacs and Windows workstations complete with Apple, Microsoft and Adobe software. We have a wide range of digital photography, video and film equipment with good sound engineering and video facilities. Work placement is an integral part of this course in year three.
By concentrating on digital creativity, and mixing theory with practical work, the course prepares you for success in the creative digital industry. Working together with like-minded people you will discover how to unlock your own creativity and learn how to tap into your own store of ideas for developing projects. Over time you will have the opportunity to specialise in a particular area of interest to expert level. And because you work closely with your class and lecturers, everyone on the course will gain the maximum benefit of the high calibre of the academic programme.
SHOW AND TELL
Each year an exhibition showcases the best of creative digital media. It features a range of students’ work across all years of the programme from first to fourth. Visitors to the exhibition witness a wide range of engaging creative projects including short films, animation, interactive installations, media rich web sites, 3D games, mobile applications and much more creativity and ingenuity.