Art with Animation

Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art
Programme Co-ordinator: Vincent Andrews
Award Code: 5M1985
Course Code: 413690

Programme Description:

Based at our unique Visual Arts Campus, this is a one-year, full-time programme that introduces students to the world of Animation. Based on a solid foundation of fine art, students experience techniques of character development and storyboarding with an emphasis on traditional drawn animation.

Component Awards:

  • Animation Drawing Studies (5N1830)
  • Drawing (5N1862)
  • Painting (5N1302)
  • Sculpture (5N1918)
  • Printmaking (5N1373)
  • Problem Solving (5N1615)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Digital Photography (5N1270)
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design (5N0755)

Special Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants will be asked to present a portfolio of work samples at interview


  • A range of programmes at further and higher level institutions
  • Various progression prospects in the fields of animation, game design, design, illustration, fine art, creative multimedia, visual communication, photography, visual arts teaching, art therapy
  • Progression to the Art Level 6 programme at College of Further Education and Training, Kilkenny.


Access to an SLR digital camera is an asset for the Digital Photography element of this course

“The Art with Animation course has taught me so many new skills throughout the year. It has been a joy to work amongst others who share the same passion as myself. I found I was constantly learning from everyone around me! The course gave me the opportunity to try out new mediums and styles of art. It really helped me to improve my ability and figure out what I liked.”

Kate – Art with Animation