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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:                  Technological University Dublin 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


Note: students who opt for the work experience module only need to select one other elective listed above. Students who decide not to do the work experience module must undertake the other three electives listed above.


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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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