This contemporary blended course offering is unique to AIT. Traditional offerings such as product design or Industrial Design generally operate within narrower boundaries. This programme offers the opportunity to synthesise creativity, knowledge and skills from these areas to facilitate innovation in both design thinking and practice. It provides opportunities to learn how to design, develop and commercialise technology products and services.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
Number of Reserved Places: 3 places
This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found HERE
The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.
Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
Examples of recent vacancies advertised by leading companies in this field include:
- Visual Designer
- Web Designer
- Content Designer
- Human-centered Designer
- Environmental Designer
- Creative Designer
- Data Designer
- Front End Developer
- Design Consultant
- Design Researcher
- Business Designer
- Service Designer
- Service & Interaction Designer – UI/UX Designer
- Designer for Social Innovation and Sustainability
- Designer for Social Impact