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 Bachelor of Arts in Graphic & Digital Design provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the fast-moving and ever changing world of design. It’s designed for the digital era and takes account of the latest technologies that are the canvas for your creativity.

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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
Image Making – Moving Image Mandatory 10 7
The Web Design Process Mandatory 5 4
Graphic Design – Layout Mandatory 10 7
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
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 6
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 6
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
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 PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
7 Dissertation Mandatory 10 2
Advanced Typographic Practice Mandatory 10 2
Dynamic Identities Mandatory 5 3
8 Innovation & Creativity Mandatory 5 3
Design Project Mandatory 20 10
Industry Preparation Mandatory 5 2

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