CAO Code AU330
  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 MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
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 MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
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 MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Compositing & Visual Effects Mandatory 10 5
Animation Production Mandatory 15 5
Animation & Contemporary Culture Mandatory 5 4
6 Professional Practice in the Creative Industries Mandatory 5 3
Animation Project Mandatory 15 7
Digital Animation Portfolio Mandatory 5 3
Contemporary Theory Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Dissertation Mandatory 10 2
Industry / Competition Brief Mandatory 10 6
Final Project (Pre-Production) Mandatory 10 6
8 Creativity & Creative Enterprise Mandatory 5 3
Major Project Mandatory 25 11

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

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

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Fees

EU Fees: 0.0000000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6207 / +353 (0)74 918 6209

Head of Department Nollaig Crombie
Email: nollaig.crombie@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6203

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