The Foundation in Business, Management and Study Skills is run online and provides direct entry to the BSc (Hons) in Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design.
Interactive Digital Art and Design is one of the most creative careers within the technology industry. As concept creators, graduates will have direct influence on product design. User-focused design is critical in industries such as games, application development, entertainment media, simulation, virtual reality, animation and film production. This course provides you with the skills required to become a professional digital artist and application developer. They will acquire skills in concept design, art production and graphics programming.
On completion, you will have produced numerous concepts for games, applications and entertainment media. Lectures and course practicals cover industry-standard tools and technologies including:
“Have no fear of perfection—you’ll never reach it.” –Salvador Dali
Are you interested in creating interactive digital art for applications, games, film and media? Students of this course will explore the world of design and digital art for technology applications used in technology and entertainment industries. Design and Interactive Digital Art are pivotal to simplifying complex interfaces and enabling audience immersion.
The Institute of Technology Carlow’s final year project showcase is attended by leading employers in creative industries. Students will develop interactive art within a collaborative environment with an emphasis on teamwork, group work and project work throughout the course. Work placements incorporated into Year 3 and are offered with leading national and international companies; students may also opt to complete a portfolio project.
The department maintains an international perspective through widespread collaboration with other computing departments and higher education providers with active research links with Netherlands, France, China, Finland, Norway, Hungary and UK. Exit Award: Bachelor of Science in Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.