3D Modelling & Animation - Letterkenny

ATU - Donegal Campuses

3D Modelling & Animation - Letterkenny

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for those seeking to pursue a career in a variety of sectors including animation companies, games industry, live action/special effects, AR and VR content development, architectural visualisation and advertising.

Subjects taught

Concept Art for 3D
3D Modelling and Sculpting
Texturing and Rendering
Rigging and Animation
Work Based Learning
Final Project (Asset Integration)

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a Leaving Certificate or Level 6 equivalent. Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements may be admitted to the programme on the grounds of mature years (over 23 by 1st January in the proposed year of entry). RPL will also be considered.


1 year Part-Time

On-Campus Attendance
3 days per week attendance at the Letterkenny Campus

Post Course Info

Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Masters degrees at LYIT and in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Animation Companies
Games Industry
Live Action/Special Effects
AR and VR Content Development
Architectural Visualisation

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
3D Modeler
Texture artist
Architectural Visualiser
Animator/Graphic Designer

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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