Course Description

Computer Games Design (Creative Media)

Explore the possibilities in the ever-expanding games industry with this Computer Games Design course.

      What Will I Study?

  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Computer 3D Modelling & Animation (5N1603)
  • Computer Illustrated Graphics (5N1929)
  • Design Skills (5N0784)
  • Digital Editing (5N1438)
  • Games Analysis Design (5N1651)
  • Personal Professional Development (5N2985)
  • Web Authoring (5N1910)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryComputer Game Design, IT
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Creative Media (5M5048)
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA or QQI Level 4 Major Award is essential. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Good verbal and written command of the English language, Common European Framework B1 or equivalent. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
Carear PathThe course is aimed at those who wish to explore opportunities in the rapidly expanding games industry. The course covers key computing skills and games development techniques. Students will produce their own games using industry standard games engines. If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses. There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.
Course Code412148
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