CAO Code LY408
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Graphic & UX Design

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

Is this course for me?

Our BA Graphic & UX 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
Illustration & Art Direction Mandatory 10 7
UX Design: Process Mandatory 5 4
Graphic Design – Layout Mandatory 10 7
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Graphic Design History 1 Mandatory 5 3
Graphic Design – Identity Mandatory 10 6
Image: Motion Design Fundamentals Mandatory 5 3
UX Design: Applied Mandatory 10 4
4 Graphic Design: Spatial Mandatory 10 6
Image: Dynamic Identities Mandatory 5 3
UX Design: User Interface Mandatory 10 4
Graphic Design History 2 Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Graphic Design: Publication Mandatory 10 5
Image: Advertising & Brand Strategy Mandatory 10 5
UX Design: Personal Portfolio Mandatory 5 3
Design Theory: Advertising & Branding Mandatory 5 4
6 Professional Design Practice Mandatory 25 11
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

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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 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
School of Business
Department of Design & Creative Media