BSc in Multimedia Applications Development

Bachelor of ScienceMultimedia Applications Development

Full Time
2019 CAO range:
        170 - 506
Cork Road
3 years
180 ECTS

What is Multimedia Applications Development?

Multimedia Applications Development is the creation of exciting and innovative multimedia systems that communicate information customised to the user in a non-linear interactive format using a combination of digital media types, such as text, images, audio, video and animations. Graduates will be skilled in both computing and multimedia to work in today’s highly dynamic, high-tech digital environment.

What is the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development?

This is a three year programme designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and practical experience in the core areas of computing and multimedia. Students using innovative tools and technologies, become proficient in programming and digital media to create custom-built interactive applications. The flexible semester facilitates professional development, enhances knowledge and technical skills, through industry placement and Erasmus 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 digital media industry within Ireland. The aim of the course is to develop contemporary multimedia professionals with the knowledge and skillset to work in the domains of technology, creativity and digital media.

In order to facilitate the delivery of programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, module outline and order may change slightly for the academic year 2020/2021.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Communication SkillsComputer Systems 1
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:

Career Opportunities for BSc in Multimedia Applications Development graduates

Graduates from the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development may choose to work in one of the many diverse areas of multimedia, such as:

  • Web Development

  • Software Support & Development

  • Graphic Design 

  • Mobile Development

  • Animation

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Course Leader

  • - Sinead O'Riordan

    Lecturer in Multimedia

    Tel: 51302667 Email: [email protected]

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