Digital Art Design & Cultures

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Students are given practical training across a range of digital media practices, including programming fundamentals, whilst also developing their creative, critical and entrepreneurial skills within small-group classes. Classes contain a mix of graduates from relevant academic backgrounds and industry professionals who want to develop or extend existing skills.

Subjects taught

Modules may include: Creative Practice for Digital Makers, Interactive and Immersive Media, Moving Image Techniques, Digital Sandbox, Publication: Perspectives and Professionalism, Digital Play and Practice, Online and Mobile Media, Creative Arts: Idea Lab, Generative Art and Media, Digital Media: Final Project.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants will require a NQAI Level 8 degree, Second Class
Honours, or equivalent, with a 2:1 in a related subject. IELTS of
6.5 (including no less than 5.5 in any one component) or TOEFL
88 or Pearson PTE 61 or equivalent. Where applicants do not
meet the formal academic requirements, they can apply for entry
through the University's Recognition for Prior Learning Policy.
Selection is based on a candidate's academic record.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: University of
Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates of this programme will have the capacity to work in a range of areas in the creative and culture industries, as well as the capacity to produce multimedia and creative content within other industries. Career pathways include multimedia production and content creation; careers in media innovation and entrepreneurship; cultural heritage and education; digital and communication technologies skills in other industries.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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