Multimedia (BA Honours)
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Full-time course duration:
4 Years (8 semesters)
For admission to a programme, standard applicants must
• score the necessary CAO points and
• meet the minimum entry requirements
Leaving Certificate in six subjects i.e. H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects. The six subjects must include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.
Info re CIT Mathematics Exam only:
Some students who apply to CIT courses may not achieve the required entry standard in Mathematics through the Leaving Certificate. For such applicants, CIT offers a second chance to reach the required entry standard through a CIT Mathematics Exam. This second chance facility allows applicants (depending on their results in the CIT Mathematics Examination) to gain entry to courses with an Ordinary Leaving Certificate Mathematics entry standard, and (with a higher level of performance) courses with a Higher Leaving Certificate entry standard.
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At present, there is no formal work placement in the Department. Industry briefs and tuition play a very important role in the multimedia programme. The Department links up with Media Industry’s both nationally and internationally and provides industry solutions for their needs, giving the students real life experience from live industry projects.
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Helpful subjects are Art, Music, and English.
The course places particular emphasis on individual and team based projects. Students learn how to integrate the various skills and competencies required to produce an effective multimedia products.
Please note that the BA (Honours) in Multimedia takes places at the CIT Bishopstown Campus.
The course is designed to foster a range of studies in areas such as new media, design, social media, music technology, business principles, computing and 2D/3D visualisations. The course places particular emphasis on individual and team based projects. Students learn how to integrate the various skills and competencies required to produce effective multimedia products.
The BA (Honours) in Multimedia students can choose to do an Erasmus exchange with the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany. Graduates of the BA (Honours) in Multimedia can also choose to continue their studies in Germany at Master’s Level 9 by taking the MA in Leadership in the Creative Industries which is a Joint Award. The Award is internationally recognised and accredited by CIT and the University of Applied Science in Media Faculty, Darmstadt, Germany..
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Employment prospects are wide and varied. All graduates will be comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, managing projects and possibly starting their own business. Areas of specialist employment include e-Learning, games development, interaction design, 3D design and animation, interactive programming and audio technology.
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