Art with Animation Studies

Animation

QQI Level 5 Cerificate in Art (5M1985)

Programme Coordinator: Vincent Andrews

Course Code: AA5

Programme Description:

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 character development and storyboarding with an emphasis on traditional drawn animation.

Component Awards:

Animation Drawing Studies (5N1830)

Animation Layout Design (5N1552)

Drawing (5N1862)

Painting (5N1302)

Sculpture (5N1918)

Printmaking (5N1373)

Problem Solving (5N1615)

Work Experience (5N1356)

Photographic Techniques (5N1538)

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of an interview.
  • Applicants will be asked to present a portfolio of work samples at interview.
  • Mature applicants are welcome.

Progression:

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

Costs:

Approximately €250 to cover the costs of equipment, materials and examination fees.

Note:

Successful applicants will be required to have access to an SLR camera in order to participate in the Photographic Techniques modules.