CAO Code LY408
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Graphic & Digital Design

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

Is this course for me?

Our BA Graphic & Digital Design has evolved to reflect the role of contemporary graphic and user experience (UX) design. Using the design thinking process, our graduates learn to craft inventive and creative solutions that communicate, educate, entertain and persuade. These solutions often involve multiple skills including: visual identity, image making (illustration, photography), motion graphics

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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
Image Making – Moving Image Mandatory 10 7
The Web Design Process Mandatory 5 4
Graphic Design – Layout Mandatory 10 7
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Design Theory 1 – 20th Century visual communication Mandatory 5 3
Graphic Design – Identity Mandatory 10 6
Graphic Language Mandatory 5 3
UI – User Interface Design Mandatory 10 4
4 Spatial Graphic Design Mandatory 10 6
Design Theory 2 – 20th Century visual communication Mandatory 5 3
Motion Graphics Mandatory 5 3
Ux – User Experience Design Mandatory 10 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Design Theory – Advertising & Branding Mandatory 5 4
Visual Communication in Advertising Mandatory 10 5
Personal Promotion Mandatory 5 3
Typographic Practice Mandatory 10 5
6 Contemporary Design Theory Mandatory 5 4
Professional Design Practice Mandatory 25 11
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 Innovation & Creativity Mandatory 5 3
Final Project Mandatory 25 11

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

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

Key Information

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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:
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6211 / +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