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ANIMATION & MOTION DESIGN BACHELOR OF ARTS (HONOURS) IN DESIGN


Add-on option


What is the programme about?


This exciting programme offers students the chance to study in the dynamic and expressive world of animation and motion design. LSAD has recognised the need for an undergraduate programme that will provide students with the skillsets necessary to gain employment in the Animation and Motion Design field.


The programme has incorporated into its curriculum a theoretical and critical approach to the development and research of digital art forms as well as a historical understanding of how traditional media, drawing, painting, sculpture, video and installation art have been transposed or have been incorporated into animation or art in motion.


Animation and Motion Design is multi-disciplinary in design, bringing together the traditional art and design skills such as drawing and illustration and combining them with the latest in digital methodologies.


Modules


Year 2: This year focuses on professional skills development; technical and procedural practices start to reach an advanced level. Attitudes to how these skills can be deployed in support of creativity and innovation are established, and communication skills are advanced through group and project work.


Year 3: This year prepares students for employment by developing skills that combine theory with technical proficiency for creating media content. Students will be enabled to become a confident design practitioner and learn to develop a mature visual style by a sustained personal effort throughout a range of projects; it is structured so that students will receive mentoring from practitioners from digital media companies.


Year 4: In the fourth year, students will undertake significant design projects, individually and in a cross-discipline group and will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the contextual factors that inform Motion Design and Animation practices.


What can I do after the programme?


The Animation and Motion Design world is a healthy and thriving business which looks to recruit trained graduates on an annual basis. The programme will provide graduates with a wide range of skills that are currently in demand by the digital media providers, such as the games industry, animation houses, TV and the film industries.


Specialisation following LC110 First Year Art & Design


Programme Code Add-on option


Programme Level Level 8


Duration 3 Years


Class Contact Year 1: 23 hours per week. Course is increasingly self-directed as it progresses.


Entry Requirements: Entry into Animation & Motion Design is by competition and selection during LC110 First Year Art & Design.


To glimpse the range and excellence in Irish animation, see: www.thisisirishfilm.ie/trailers/animated-in-ireland-irish-animation-promo www.amimationireland.com


> 42 Undergraduate Prospectus 2017/2018 Location


Clare St Campus, Limerick


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION


Contact Mr. Paul Gardiner & Mr. Dave Phelan, Programme Leaders


Tel: 061 293870 Email: paul.gardiner@lit.ie david.phelan@lit.ie Web: www.lit.ie/A8117


Limerick School of Art & Design


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