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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Animation & Digital Movie


Course Code(s):  5M2146 MPAX
QQI Award Code:  5M2146 Multimedia Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course provides learners with the opportunity to train for a career in Multimedia Design, Digital Video and Animation. Multimedia is the electronic manipulation of text, video, sound and imagery. This course specifically gives learners an opportunity to create characters and environment for a short animation video/film developed from scratch.

Emphasis will be on drawing and design skills. It also enables students to develop their creativity. Learners learn how to use technology to develop and plan their ideas from drawings.

 

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.

Multimedia Authoring
Multimedia Project Development
Design Skills
Communications
Work Experience
Computer 3D Modelling and Animation
Digital Movie Processing
Drawing
Scriptwriting
Music Technology
Image processing
Graphic Design Skills

 

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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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