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Cavan Institute
Animation

Animation introduces students to the concepts and techniques involved in the production of 2D/3D animations, character modelling, stop motion and traditional animation.

Animation

5M5048

Course Fees

€600

Students explore the creative process and animation principles whilst developing skills in storytelling and computer-generated graphics. There is an emphasis on the development of drawing skills which are fundamental to a career in animation. This course in Animation will provide students with the opportunity to produce the portfolio required for entry to Level 7 and 8 degree courses in animation in institutes of technology and colleges of art and design.

About This Course

Course Content

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute: 

Students who successfully complete this course in Animation meet the entry requirements for the level 6 courses in Design, Computer Games Development and Creative Digital Media (Year 2). 


Elsewhere: 

Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).

Career Opportunities

Ireland’s animation industry has undergone substantial growth in the last decade and has become a firm fixture in our digital and creative economy. It has gained a world-wide reputation for excellence and is now an accepted and respected part of the global animation community.

Certification

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Creative Media

5M5048

5M5048

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Creative Media

Animation

Communications

Design Skills

Image Processing

Animation Drawing Studies

Computer 3D Modelling and Animation

Computer Illustration Graphic

Scriptwriting and Storyboarding

Drawing

Music Technology

Work Experience

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