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3D Computer Animation

Course Description
This 2-year part-time course is designed for existing level 8 graduates from either a technical or an artistic discipline who wish to upskill for the animation industry and other divergent industries in which animation expertise is key.

It is the only course of its kind in Ireland and it aims to give graduates a detailed knowledge and understanding of the creative, developmental and programming strands within the 3D computer animation discipline and also make them skilled in the use of a range of 3D animation applications.

Entry requirements

Applicants MUST already possess a Level 8 qualification (Honours Degree) or demonstrate an equivalent capacity to succeed, based on experiential learning acquired through extensive industrial experience.

Duration

2 Years

The course takes place over two academic years. Course runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7.00pm- 9.30pm plus one Saturday per month on-campus (subject to change).

Number of credits

75

Further enquiries

Contact
Michael Connolly
Department of Visual and
Human-Centred Computing
t 042 9370200
e michael.connolly
@dkit.ie

Subjects taught

→ Computer Animation Theory and Practice
→ Principles of Programming
→ Mathematics for 3D
→ Moving Image Theory
→ Advanced Computer Animation: Theory and Practice
→ Object Oriented Programming for 3D Computer Graphics using Python
→ Interactive Environments
→ Animation Project
→ Work placement

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Awarding Body
Dundalk Institute of Technology Higher Diploma level 8

Application date

Apply online Visit www.dkit.ie/partime for information on how to enrol online for this course
or see Application weblink below.

Please note that early registration is advisable as the number of places on many courses is limited. Applications will be dealt with in order of receipt of completed application and appropriate fee. Apply by 14th September 2018.

Course fee

€2380

*Applicants may pay in instalments. Please visit www.dkit.ie/parttime for more information.

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date January 2019

Registration for a part-time course at DkIT could not be easier. Just click on www.dkit.ie/parttime to search for your course and follow the 'How To Apply' instructions on the course page.

Please note that early registration is advisable as the number of places on many courses is limited. Applications will be dealt with in order of receipt of completed application and appropriate fee.

Applicants must notify the Lifelong Learning Centre in writing in the event of your withdrawal from any course for any reason.

If you have any questions about registering for a course, contact our Lifelong Learning Team on E parttime@dkit.ie or call us on T +353 (0)42 9370 290.

Or Attend our Information Evening on 11th September 2018

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