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.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Communication Skills||Computer Systems 1|
|Computer Systems 1||Creative Programming Fundamentals 2|
|Creative Programming Fundamentals 1||Digital Imaging|
|Graphic Design 1||Mathematics for Problem Solving|
|Introduction to Creative Media||Pipeline Design Concepts|
|User Experience Design||Website Development 1|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|2D Animation||3D Modelling Fundamentals|
|Audio Production||Database Systems|
|Database Fundamentals||Professional Practice|
|Graphic Design 2||Video Production|
|Mathematics for Graphics and Statistics||Web App Development 1|
|Website Development 2||Web Design and Development|
|Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Learning Portfolio - Flexible Semester||3D Animation Practice|
|Choose one of the following electives:||Digital Graphic Design|
|*Industrial Placement 1||Multimedia Networks|
|*Professional Certification 1||NoSQL Databases|
|*Study Abroad 1||Software Engineering|
|*Voluntary Organisation Project 1||Web App Development 2|
|* = Elective|
Leaving Certificate 2019:
Minimum entry requirements for BSc in Multimedia Applications Development
5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/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:
Software Support & Development
Follow on Study for BSc in Multimedia Applications Development graduates
Graduates from this programme can transfer into the final year of the BSc (Hons) in Creative Computing – WD211
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