Digital Media Design - Carlow / Wicklow / Wexford

Students will create projects in graphic design (typography, illustration, branding, packaging and advertising), digital media (websites, animation and interactive design).

What will I be able to do when I finish this programme?
The main aim of this programme is to facilitate the transformation of the novice student into a creative practitioner in digital media design. The programme provides an integrated learning environment (studio) that encourages creativity, innovation, self-assessment and discussion. Learning and assessment is through “real world” practices, which involve setting project briefs in a project/problem based learning environment.

Subjects taught

What subjects will I study?
Creative Studio
Digital Media Design
Graphic Design
Web Design
Marketing Management

Entry requirements

Applicants must currently hold a Level 8 degree. Applications not covered under this criteria will be considered on an individual basis, through submission of a portfolio of prior work or by an RPL procedure in accordance with the SETU Carlow Recognition of Prior Learning Policy. All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

SETU Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


1 Year Full-time/1 Year Part-time (2 nights per week 7-10pm with some Saturdays throughout the year)

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Study & Career Opportunities
Students will develop a portfolio of works to include designs in digital media and graphic design. Through a transformative process, students will become creative practitioners and developing skills in: creative problem solving, design principles and practices, project management, communication and collaboration, technical design skills, marketing and entrepreneurship. They will experiment and explore new ideas and concepts and integrate theories and methodologies to develop design solutions. A good designer should display personal qualities of ambition, curiosity, energy, enthusiasm, imagination, initiative and talent.

Career opportunities include:
Digital Media Designer
Graphic Designer
UX/UI Designer
Web Designer
Interactive and Multi-media Design
Mobile Media Technologies.

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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Evening,Daytime

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