Multimedia and Animation

Course Aim

The media industry in Ireland is a constantly growing sector.  Multimedia graduates are vital to the expansion of this growth. A qualification in this area will put candidates on a track to gain employment in this ever expanding and exciting sector.  


Course Modules

  • Design Skills
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Multimedia Project Development
  • Digital Movie Processing
  • Desktop Multimedia Audio Production
  • Image Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Digital Photography
  • Web Authoring
  • Animation



5M2146 QQI Level 5 Multimedia Production


Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Higher Education

DCU | Multimedia | Level 8
DkIT | Communications in Creative Media | Level 8
UCC | Multimedia Mobile & Web Development (ARTS) (MWA) | Level 8
DkIT | Media Arts & Technologies | Level 7
Maynooth University | Media Studies | Level 8
DCU | Communication Studies | Level 8


Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Web Design | Graphic Design | Web Animation | Video Editor


The teachers gave me a lot of advice along the way which made me more confident in my abilities.  I’m off to study fashion next year in NCAD or LSAD. It’s great to have a choice.

Fiona Brogan
Fiona Brogan
Art, Craft and Design Graduate, 2016

Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.



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