BA (Hons) in Multimedia, Cork Institute of Technology.
This course encourages the development of individual skills and interests through the creation of exciting and innovative digital media products for delivery on the Web, TV, CD or DVD. This 4 year course incorporates aspects relevant to game design and development throughout its programme but also addresses the creation, design, management and distribution of a broad range of digital products and services and the technologies that underpin them. It teaches the principles and practices of media design and production including: graphic visualisation, digital imaging, video, audio, animation, computer programming and authoring, digital technologies and computer systems development.
Years 3 and 4 of the course include a game specific component which provides students with a strong theoretical context for developing games related projects in their final years.
Due to it’s multidisciplinary nature this course draws on the expertise of a wide range of disciplines involving staff from the Departments of Computing, Business, Social Studies, and Engineering as well as the Crawford College of Art & Design and Cork School of Music.
The BA (Hons.) in Multimedia course is also delivered in Germany under a franchise agreement with Fachhochschule Darmstadt providing excellent opportunities for students to exchange and collaborate on a European level.