CAO Code LY457
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Arts (Ord)

Graphic & Digital Design

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

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.

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
Graphic Design Basics Mandatory 5 4
Photography Basics Mandatory 5 3
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

Add-on Courses

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

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