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Code
WD153
Cao points
🛈195 -589
Level
7
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
3 years
Credits
180 ECTS
Placements
Available
Study Abroad
Yes
International Applications
Accepted
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What is Multimedia Applications Development?

Multimedia Applications Development aims to provide students with the cross disciplinary skills of computing and creative media. Graduates will be skilled in both computing and multimedia to work in today’s highly dynamic, high-tech digital environment. If you would like to study a Computing Course and you also have a creative ability, this might be the course for you!

What is the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development?

This is a three year course designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and practical experience in computing and creative media. Students study approximately 60% computing in core areas, such as Web and Mobile Development, Networks and Databases, and 40% in creative media, such as UX Design, Graphic Design, Animation and Media Production. Our students use industry standard innovative tools and technologies, to become proficient in programming and creative media to create custom-built interactive applications. The flexible semester facilitates professional development, enhances knowledge and technical skills, through industry placement and other opportunities.

What will the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development enable you to do?

There is an increasing demand for IT professionals with the skillset required to drive and support the computing and creative media industry. Our graduates are modern computer science and creative media professionals with the knowledge and skillset to work in the domains of technology and creative media.

 

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Communication SkillsComputer Systems 2
Computer Systems 1Creative Programming Fundamentals 2
Creative Programming Fundamentals 1Digital Imaging
Graphic Design 1Mathematics for Problem Solving
Introduction to Creative MediaPipeline Design Concepts
User Experience DesignWebsite Development 1
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
2D Animation3D Modelling Fundamentals
Audio ProductionDatabase Systems
Database FundamentalsProfessional Practice
Graphic Design 2Video Production
Mathematics for Graphics and Statistics Web App Development 1
Website Development 2Web Design and Development
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Learning Portfolio - Flexible Semester3D Animation Practice
Choose one of the following electives:Digital Graphic Design
*Industrial Placement 1Multimedia Networks
*Professional Certification 1NoSQL Databases
*Study Abroad 1Software Engineering
*Voluntary Organisation Project 1Web App Development 2
* = Elective

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for BSc in Multimedia Applications Development

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O5/H7

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for BSc in Multimedia Applications Development:

Graduates of the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development may choose to work in some of the many diverse areas of Computing and Creative Media, such as:

  • Web Development, Mobile App Development and Software Development
  • UX (User Experience) Design
  • The Entertainment Sector - Animation, Film, Creative Content, Pipeline/Production Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Software Support
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Ms. Jacqui Woods O’Brien
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Tel: 51306265 [email protected]
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BSc (Hons), MSc - Lecturer and Programme Leader
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