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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Creative Media - Computer Games Design


Course Code(s):  5M5048 CI061CU
QQI Award Code:  5M5048 Creative Media
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a firm foundation in computer games design. Students will gain the necessary knowledge and skills fundamental to the craft of games design. Although the emphasis of the course is on principles of design, the course does provides exposure to all aspects of games development from initial concept, to storyboard creation and from design right through to the development stage culminating in the design of fully functioning 2D and 3D games.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Animation
Animation Drawing Studies
Communications
3D Modelling and Animation
Design Skills
Games Analysis Design
Image Processing
Web Authoring
Work Experience

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Digital Media Content Manager   Artist  
Make-Up Artist - TV/Film   Arts Administrator  
Digital Media Designer   Typographer  
Photographer   Potter / Ceramicist  
Sculptor   Costume Designer  
Screen Printer   Illustrator  
Industrial Designer   Textile Designer  
Illustrator - Technical / Medical   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Packaging Designer   Interior Architect / Designer  
Fashion Designer   Dressmaker  
Creative Director   Architect - Conservation  
Camera Operator   CAD Technician  
Architect   Animator  
Film/Video Tape Editor   Graphic Designer  
Ceramics Technologist   Glassmaker  
Ergonomist   Musical Instrument Technician  
Toolmaker   Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery  
Instrument Craftsperson   Modelmaker  
Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith   Teacher - Art and Design   
Data Scientist   ICT Staff - EU  
Web Editor   Web Designer / Developer  
Network Administrator   Network Engineer  
Database Administrator   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Android /iOS App Developer   Multimedia Designer  
Multimedia Developer   Multimedia Producer  
Multimedia Technical Manager   Web/Scrum Master  
Games Designer   IT Consultant  
Games Programmer   Computer Systems Technician  
IT Project Manager   IT Manager  
Engineer - Computer Hardware   Software Developer / Architect  
Test Lead - Software   Data Analyst  
Computer System Administrator   Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist  
IT Security Specialist   Games Tester  
Computer Systems Analyst   Geographical Information Systems Technicians  
Engineer - Software   Computer Scientist  
Technical Architect - Data   Computer Programmer  
Big Data Specialist   Forensic Computer Analyst  
Multimedia Writer   Software Localisation  
Computer / IT Support Specialist   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
Computer Assembly Technician   Computer Trainer/Instructor  
IT Trainer   Engineer - Electronic  
Engineer - Telecommunications    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Computers & ICT
Art, Craft & Design
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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