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Games Design and Development


Is This Course For You?

This course offers the learner the opportunity to explore and develop skills in many aspects of Games Design, with particular emphasis on graphics.

It provides a solid foundation for further studies in the fields of creative design and computer design. This course blends 3D Computer Modelling, Game Making and Coding to give the learner a unique skillset to enter the Gaming / Computing industry.

Entry Requirements

What Will I Study?

Games Analysis & Design, Design Skills, 3D Computer Modelling and Animation, Personal Effectiveness, Personal & Professional Development, Web Authoring, Multimedia Project Development, Multimedia Authoring.

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Multimedia Production 5M2146 NFQ Level 5

Career Opportunities and Progression

This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology. Third-level institutes also reserve a number of places
on degree courses for mature learners (over the age of 23). Learners must apply to each institute individually. Learners who complete this major QQI award at Level 5 are eligible to apply through the CAO system for entry into participating courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available and applicants are ranked according to results achieved in their QQI major award.


1 Year

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Places on our fulltime PLC programmes are available free of charge to VTOS applicants

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Funded by the Irish Government and supported by the European Union.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education European Regional Development Fund Ireland's EU Structural Funds Solas CDETB - City of Dublin Education & Training Board