CAO Code LY408
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Animation

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Arts in Animation is designed to allow you to specialise in animation production. Animation is a vast art form, it is used to entertain, educate and instruct. This course is designed to allow you to gain both industry knowledge and experience while allowing you the time and space needed to hone your craft and produce your own animated film, tv series ideas.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

Design (Common Entry)
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
2 Art & Design History 2 Mandatory 5 4
Drawing Studies Mandatory 5 4
Narrative & Visual Storytelling Mandatory 10 7
Animation Principles Mandatory 10 7
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
3 Animation History I Mandatory 5 3
Drawing & Design 1 Mandatory 5 4
Personal Film Project Mandatory 5 4
Animation Production Skills 1 Mandatory 15 9
4 Drawing & Design 2 Mandatory 5 4
Animation Practice Mandatory 5 4
Animation Production Skills 2 Mandatory 15 9
Animation History 2 Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
5 Animation & Visual Effects Mandatory 10 5
Animation Production Mandatory 10 5
Animation & Contemporary Culture Mandatory 5 4
The Animation Business Mandatory 5 3
6 Contemporary Animation Theory Mandatory 5 4
Professional Animation Practice Mandatory 10 7
Animation Project Mandatory 15 7
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
7 Industry Project Mandatory 10 5
Pre-Production Mandatory 10 4
Dissertation Mandatory 10 2
8 Innovation & Creativity Mandatory 5 3
Production Mandatory 25 6

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Nollaig Crombie
Head of Department

Email: Nollaig.Crombie@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6203

School and Department
Department of Design & Creative Media
School of Business