CAO Code LY437
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Arts (Ord)

Animation

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Arts in Animation is your gateway to one of the most exciting creative careers in the world. Animation has a significant and growing profile in Ireland right now, and the opportunities on the national and international stage have never been greater.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Communication & Creative Process Mandatory 5 4
Visual Enquiry Mandatory 10 7
Art & Design History 1 Mandatory 5 4
Animation Basics Mandatory 5 4
Photography Basics Mandatory 5 3
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 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

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

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

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6206 / +353 (0)74 918 6210

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

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