IT, Multimedia & Games

Course Aim

The Games Industry is growing rapidly and this course is the perfect preparation for anyone interested in being involved in this dynamic and creative field. Students are introduced to the key skills used in the development of games, software and multimedia. The course was also designed to help students decide which of these areas they would like to pursue further.


Course Modules

  • Games Analysis Design
  • 3 Dimensional Computer Graphics
  • Programming Principles
  • Image Processing
  • Computer 3D Modelling & Animation
  • Web Authoring
  • Animation
  • Desktop Multimedia Audio Production
  • Communications
  • Work Experience



5M5048 QQI Level 5 Creative Media


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

DkIT | Computing in Games Development | Level 8
IT Carlow | Computer Games Development | Level 8
TU Dublin | Game Design | Level 8
LIT | Game Design and Development | Level 8
IT Carlow | Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design | Level 7
DkIT | Media Arts and Technology | Level 7


Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Indie Game Developer | Game QA Tester | 2D/3D Digital Artist | Website Designer | Computer Hardware Technician


My studies at OFI have got me a place at DIT in the Games Design course and I took this programme to become more proficient in the creative aspects of gaming. I would highly recommend doing a PLC course in OFI to another student, because I feel that it gets students into the mentality of college life. I found the lecturers of OFI to be great, they were always helpful and gave time to the students.

Ruairí Pepper
Ruairí Pepper
IT, Multimedia & Games Graduate, 2018

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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