Undergraduate Prospectus 2019 - IADT

 
Undergraduate Prospectus 2019 - IADT
innovators
                makers
           shakers

Undergraduate
Prospectus 2019
Undergraduate Prospectus 2019 - IADT
small: the focus on individual and     about the future: great careers
            small group work makes learning        begin here! Over 90% of graduates
            more engaging and enjoyable.           are employed within a year of
                                                   graduating.
            + big: lecturers have academic and
            industry experience at both national   + about now: our enthusiastic staff
            and international level.               and creative atmosphere will inspire
                                                   you to think, collaborate and learn.
            focused: courses are practical, and
            continuous assessment ensures          successful: from major film festivals
            regular feedback on your progress.     to the European Entrepreneurship
                                                   Education Awards, students,
            + wide-ranging: interdisciplinary
                                                   graduates and staff consistently
            learning means that 75% of
                                                   win international acclaim.
            students take modules outside their
            discipline.                            + unique: vibrant and stimulating,
                                                   IADT is Ireland's only institute to
                                                   focus specifically on the creative,
                                                   cultural and technological industries
why iadt?

                                                   as well as being home to the
                                                   National Film School.

                                                   for everyone: diverse and gender-
                                                   balanced, the IADT community is
                                                   warm, welcoming and inclusive.
                                                   + for you: find a bright future
                                                   at IADT!
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welcome

     creators
collaborators
                Welcome to IADT     We believe in the future at IADT. As you’ll see from the
                                    exciting range of courses on offer, we have earned our
                                    unique reputation as Ireland’s leading creative, cultural
                                    and technological higher education provider. We are proud
                                    that our courses offer excellent teaching and learning
                                    opportunities to all students.
                                        We believe in the power of connecting, collaborating

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                                    and creativity. That’s why our unique new Digital Media
                                    Building (opening 2020) will be at the forefront of innovation
                                    and technology, and a pioneer in education for the emerging
                                    digital industries. With a reputation for being innovative,
                                    technologically savvy and resourceful, our graduates
                                    are fully prepared for a life in the creative, cultural and
                                    technological industries.
                                         From Art, Visual Communication Design, Applied
                                    Psychology, and Creative Computing, to Arts Management,
                                    New Media Studies and Entrepreneurship, across all our
                                    courses our students learn from talented, committed staff
                                    who are strong on research and industry practice, and
                                    benefit from the support of industry and cultural partners
                                    such as IBM, Intel and IMMA. IADT is also home to the
                                    National Film School, Ireland’s centre of excellence for
thinkers                            education and training in film, design for stage and screen,
                                    animation, and broadcasting.
                                         Make your next move in education with IADT – and
                                    discover what your future holds.

                Fáilte chuig IADT   Creidimid sa todhchaí ag IADT. Faoi mar a fheicfidh tú ón
                                    réimse spreagúil cúrsaí atá ar tairiscint, tá an cháil ar leith
                                    atá orainn mar an soláthraí ardoideachais cruthaitheach,
                                    cultúrtha agus teicneolaíochta is fearr in Éirinn tuillte
                                    go maith againn. Táimid bródúil go gcuireann ár gcúrsaí
                                    deiseanna iontacha múinteoireachta agus foghlama ar fáil do
                                    na mic léinn go léir.
                                          Creidimid i gcumhacht an nasctha, an chomhoibrithe
                                    agus na cruthaitheachta. Sin an fáth go mbeidh ár
                                    bhFoirgneamh Meán Digiteach nua uathúil (a bheidh á
                                    oscailt in 2020) ar thús cadhnaíochta na nuálaíochta agus
                                    na teicneolaíochta, agus go mbeidh sé ina cheannródaí
                                    san oideachas do na tionscail dhigiteacha atá ag teacht
                                    chun cinn. Tá cáil ar ár gcéimithe a bheith nuálach, eolach
                                    ar chúrsaí teicneolaíochta agus seiftiúil, agus tá siad go
                                    hiomlán ullmhaithe do shaol sna tionscail chruthaitheacha,
                                    chultúrtha agus teicneolaíochta.
                                          Idir Ealaín, Dearadh Cumarsáide Amhairc, Síceolaíocht
                                    Fheidhmeach, agus Ríomhaireacht Chruthaitheach, agus
                                    Bainistíocht Ealaíon, Staidéar ar na Meáin Nua agus
                                    Fiontraíocht, foghlaimíonn ár mic léinn i measc ár gcúrsaí go
                                    léir ó fhoireann ildánach thiomanta a bhfuil an-chur amach
                                    acu ar chleachtas taighde agus tionscail, agus baineann
                                    siad tairbhe as tacaíocht an tionscail agus comhpháirtithe
                                    cultúrtha, ar nós IBM, Intel agus Áras Nua-Ealaíne na
                                    hÉireann. Tá Scoil Náisiúnta Scannán na hÉireann suite in
                                    IADT, chomh maith – ionad sármhaitheasa na hÉireann don
                                    oideachais agus oiliúint sna scannáin, dearadh don stáitse
                                    agus an scáileán, beochan, agus craolachán.
                                         Glac do chéad chéim eile san oideachas le IADT – agus
                                    fiosraigh cad a bheidh i ndán duitse amach anseo.

                                    Dr Annie Doona, President

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Faculty of     Department of                Department of Humanities   Faculty of Film,                  Department of               Department of                 Department of
               Entrepreneurship             + Arts Management                                            Design + Visual Arts        Film + Media                  Technology + Psychology
Enterprise +                                                           Art + Creative
Humanities                                                             Technologies
               Bachelor of Business         BA (Hons)                                                    BA (Hons)
↳                                                                      ↳
               Applied                      Arts                                                         3D Design,                                                BSc (Hons)

               Entrepreneurship 04          Management            07                                     Modelmaking +    BA (Hons)      Applied
                                                                                                         Digital Art		 10 Animation		 17 Psychology                                      21
               Bachelor of Business(Hons)   BA (Hons)

               Entrepreneurship          English, Media +                                                                            BA (Hons)                     BSc (Hons)

               (one year add–on)      05 Cultural Studies 08                                             BA (Hons)                 Creative Music  Creative
                                                                                                         Art                    11 Production		 18 Computing 22
               Bachelor of Business(Hons)   BA (Hons)

               Entrepreneurship + New Media                                                              BA (Hons)                   BA (Hons)                     BSc (Hons)

               Management		 06 Studies                            09                                     Design for                  Film + Television    Creative Media
                                                                                                         Stage + Screen              Production        19 Technologies		 23
                                                                                                         (Costume Design /
                                                                                                         Character MakeUp Design /   BA (Hons)

                                                                                                         Production Design)     12   Photography		 20

                                                                                                         BA (Hons)

                                                                                                         Visual
                                                                                                         Communication
                                                                                                         Design        16

                                                                       Cross–Faculty Collaboration                              24   Admissions
                                                                                                                                     How to apply                                        38
                                                                       Portfolio Requirements                                   26
                                                                                                                                     Entry Requirements                                  39
                                                                       The National Film School			                              28   International Students                              42

                                                                       Why Choose IADT?                                              Registration, Fees + Grants                         43
                                                                       Student Experience                                       30
                                                                                                                                     2018/2019 Diary + Events                            44
                                                                       Costs for Class Materials / Field Trips		                32
                                                                       Erasmus                                                  33   Get in Touch                                        47
                                                                       Facilities                                               34
                                                                       Students’ Union		                                        35
                                                                       Clubs + Societies                                        35
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Department of Entrepreneurship        Want to run your own business some day? That day begins           Department of Entrepreneurship           If you have successfully completed a Level 7 degree in
                                              here! Study entrepreneurship, management, marketing,                                                       any Business/Marketing or related discipline, this one–
                                              digital marketing and finance in this practical course.                                                    year add–on business course will develop and enhance
                                              Through project work, you’ll get the opportunity to apply                                                  your current business knowledge and skills. Active and
                                              your classroom learning to real business ideas. This                                                       participatory, this course draws together learning from
        Bachelor of Business                  knowledge and the transferable skills you acquire are in          Bachelor of Business (Hons)              many modules with a focus on innovation and strategies

        Applied                               high demand in business, either as an employee or as an
                                                                                                                Entrepreneurship                         to turn innovation into wealth creation. You will develop

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                                              entrepreneur. This course is 80% continuous assessment and                                                 skills to work in the business environment or set up as an

        Entrepreneurship
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                                              20% exam–based. Small class sizes and direct relationships                                                 entrepreneur by using in–depth case studies and sectoral–
                                                                                                                                                         based project work. Students have a direct relationship
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                                              with your lecturers combine to make this the ideal course to      Want to turn innovation into
                                              develop the skills necessary to launch your business career.                                               with the teaching staff, and actively participate and learn
                                                                                                                wealth creation? Business /
        Get real–world                                                                                                                                   from experience. What makes IADT unique is the small
                                              What will I do?                                                   marketing graduates can expand           class sizes, the individual attention students receive, and
        business experience!
                                              –– Get real practical business experience:                        their skills with this dynamic           the combined business experience of staff.
                                              –– Year 1: Set up and run your own business.                     and interactive course.
                                                  Year 2: Go out on placement one day a week, or work on                                                 What will I do?
                                                  your own business idea.                                                                                –– Gain a fantastic foundation in all aspects of the business
                                                  Year 3: Set up a social enterprise.                                                                       world.
                                              –– Investigate how businesses develop new products and                                                     –– Learn how to analyse and solve business problems
                                                  opportunities, and become adept at spotting                                                               through extensive case study work, and how to
                                                  new opportunities.                                                                                        generate practical solutions.
                                              –– Learn how to develop digital marketing strategies.                                                      –– Gain skills in communication, presentation, critical
                                              –– Explore the internet and understand how technology                                                         thinking and problem solving.
         Course Code                              relates to business.                                            Course Code                            –– Gain digital skills in web building, data analytics
         DL701 – Level 7 Award                –– Develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.            DL801 – Level 8 Award                     and digital marketing – all key components in the
         Application CAO                      –– Examine the relationship between business and                    Application                               technology and marketing modules.
                                                  social enterprise.                                              Non–IADT students: cao.ie              –– Engage in the real world of an entrepreneur through
         Duration 3 years
                                              –– Enhance your presentation and communication skills.              Current IADT students: apply              networking, mentoring and researching entrepreneurial
         Places 40                                                                                               directly to IADT.                          case studies in the strategic entrepreneurship module.
                                              Future careers
         CAO Points in 2017                                                                                       Application deadline 31st March 2019
                                              Graduates either run their own businesses or are employed                                                  Future careers
         Minimum Points – 109
                                              in: technology, digital marketing, social enterprise, sales,        Duration 1 year add–on                 Graduates either run their own businesses or are employed
         Median Points – 297
                                              marketing and management consultancy. Recent graduates             (full–time + part–time)                 in: technology and media, marketing and advertising, retail
         Portfolio No                         have been employed by: Wavemaker MEC London,                                                               management, channel marketing, fundraising, financial
                                                                                                                  Places 30
                                              Galderma, Sherry Fitzgerald, The Curious Monkey, Indeed,                                                   services, and business development. Recent graduates
         Min Entry Requirements
                                              AIB, Salesforce, LinkedIn, Bank of America.                         Portfolio No                           have been employed by: Main Street Hub, LinkedIn, Dell,
         5 O6/H7 including:
         English – O6/H7                                                                                          Min Entry Requirements
                                                                                                                                                         Accreate, CarGurus, Bank of Ireland, BSH Home Appliances
         Maths – F2/06/H7                     Further study: Most graduates progress to our add–on               180 credits and an overall GPA of       and DocuSign.
         Foundation Level Maths accepted      degree Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Entrepreneurship             2.00 (40%) or higher in an ordinary
                                              (Level 8 Award).                                                   degree in Business/Marketing or any     What will I study?
         Contact                                                                                                                                         Strategic Entrepreneurship + Management | International
                                                                                                                 other related discipline, e.g. DL701,
         Conor Heagney, Course Co–ordinator
                                              What will I study?                                                 or equivalent. Candidates who do not    Entrepreneurship | Contemporary Strategic Marketing
         E – conor.heagney@iadt.ie
                                              Year 1 – Enterprise Practice | Introduction to Digital              meet this requirement but who can      Practice | Strategy + Technology | Business Ethics | Strategic
                                              Marketing | Marketing for Entrepreneurs | Internet                 demonstrate equivalency through work    Human Resource Management | Tax + Finance.
                                              Applications I | Learning for Business | Enterprise                experience must complete the IADT
                                              Management | Business Mathematics I | Finance I.                    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)    Part–Time Study Option
                                                                                                                  process (see Admissions section).      If you are interested in studying this course on a part–time
                                              Year 2 – Enterprise Experience (work placement) | Practice                                                 basis, contact Dr Therese Moylan: therese.moylan@iadt.ie
                                                                                                                  Contact
                                              of Selling | Employability Skills | Project Management |            Conor Heagney, Course Co–ordinator
                                              Internet Applications II | Enterprise Law | Economics I |           E – conor.heagney@iadt.ie
                                              Business Mathematics II | Finance II.

                                              Year 3 – Social Enterprise Practice | Innovation + Creativity |
                                              Data Management | Applied Data Management | Research
                                              for Entrepreneurs | Services Marketing Management |
                                              Economics II | Finance III.

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Department of Entrepreneurship           Get to the very heart of what makes business work! This         Department of Humanities +            The only undergraduate degree of its kind in Ireland, Arts
                                                 course successfully combines theory, practice and continuous    Arts Management                       Management brings together the best of business, public
                                                 assessment to produce graduates with the solid foundations                                            relations and event management with the study of arts
                                                 necessary for business careers or to run your own business.                                           administration, the music industry and cultural policy.
                                                 Practical and hands–on, the course is 80% continuous                                                  Practical and wide-ranging, it will equip you with the skills
        Bachelor of Business (Hons)              assessment and 20% exam–based. You learn by doing and           BA (Hons)                             required to work in business or the arts. Incorporating

        Entrepreneurship +                       by undertaking practical projects linked to real business
                                                                                                                 Arts                                  cultural field trips as well as a 20-week work placement, this

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                                                 scenarios. The 20–week work placement in Year 3 is a unique                                           course has a strong track record of producing graduates

        Management                                                                                               Management
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                                                 and valuable opportunity to apply the relevance of the course                                         with the professional management skills to work in the
                                                 to the real business world. Participating students find that                                          arts, cultural and creative industries as well as the business
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                                                 placements are hugely beneficial, and a valuable asset to                                             sector. Small class sizes and direct relationships with your
        Learn what it takes to                   prospective employers. What makes Entrepreneurship +            Make your mark in a dynamic sector    lecturers combine to make this the ideal course to launch
        succeed in Business or become            Management unique is the small class sizes, the individual      thanks to this unique course.         your career in these fields.
                                                 attention students receive and the combined business
        a successful entrepreneur.
                                                 experience of the teaching staff.                                                                     What will I do?
                                                                                                                                                       –– Study a wide range of business, event management,
                                                 What will I do?                                                                                          music management, and arts–related subjects.
                                                 –– Learn from practical entrepreneurial business                                                      –– Gain relevant hands–on business experience e.g.
                                                    projects including:                                                                                   running events in music, visual arts and performing arts.
                                                    Year 1: Setting up and run your own business.                                                      –– In Year 3, you will spend 20 weeks on a work placement
                                                    Year 2: Enterprise Case studies.                                                                      or study abroad as an Erasmus student.
                                                    Year 3: Work placement or Erasmus studies abroad.                                                  –– Study the arts, cultural and creative industries from a
                                                    Year 4: Global Business Challenge case study.                                                         business perspective, and develop the skills needed to
          Course Code                            –– Learn how to analyse business problems and generate           Course Code                             work in this sector.
          DL823 – Level 8 Award                     practical solutions.                                          DL822 – Level 8 Award

          Application CAO                        –– Develop skills in creativity and innovation.                  Application CAO                      Future careers
                                                 –– Develop analytical and research skills.                                                            Graduates are employed in: music management, festival and
          Duration 4 years (full–time)                                                                            Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                                 –– Explore how the world of technology and                                                            event management, theatre management, marketing, digital
          Places 40                                 business interact.                                            Places 40                            marketing, hospitality, finance, and management. Recent
                                                 –– Develop digital marketing strategies.                                                              graduates have been employed by: Wicklow Arts Festival,
          CAO Points in 2017                                                                                      CAO Points in 2017
                                                                                                                                                       RTÉ, Sony, and Madison Square Garden (New York).
          Minimum Points – 202                                                                                    Minimum Points – 211
                                                 Future careers
          Median Points – 298                                                                                     Median Points – 298
                                                 Graduates either run their own businesses or are employed                                             What will I study?
          Portfolio No                           in: technology and media, marketing and advertising, retail      Portfolio No                         Year 1 – Principles of Marketing | Management | Introduction
                                                 management, channel marketing, fundraising, financial                                                 to Arts + Culture | Event Management I | Introduction to the
          Min Entry Requirements                                                                                  Min Entry Requirements
                                                 services, business development and enterprise. Recent                                                 Music Business | Theatre + Performance | Digital Skills l |
          2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:                                                                               2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
          English – O6/H7
                                                 graduates have been employed by: Accenture, Oracle, Sony         English – O6/H7
                                                                                                                                                       Financial Management I.
          Maths – F2/06/H7                       Music, Google, State Street, Salesforce, Intel, Microsoft,       Maths – F2/06/H7
          Foundation Level Maths accepted        LinkedIn, and Indeed.                                            Foundation Level Maths accepted      Year 2 – Digital Marketing | Cultural + Creative Industries |
                                                                                                                                                       Media Law | Financial Management II | Event Management II |
          Contact                                What will I study?                                               Contact                              Digital Skills II | Music Industry.
          Denis Cullinane, Course Co–ordinator                                                                    Peter Weadack, Course Co–ordinator
                                                 Year 1 – Enterprise Practice | Introduction to Digital
          E – denis.cullinane@iadt.ie                                                                             E – peter.weadack@iadt.ie
                                                 Marketing | Marketing for Entrepreneurs | Internet                                                    Year 3 – Cultural Event Management | Business Research
                                                 Applications | Learning for Business | Enterprise                                                     Methods | Performance Studies | Financial Management llI |
                                                 Management | Business Mathematics | Finance I.                                                        Music Publishing | Cultural + Creative Industries Sectoral
                                                                                                                                                       Analysis | Placement.
                                                 Year 2 – Enterprise Case Study | Employability Skills |
                                                 Marketing Communications + Sales | Project Management |                                               Year 4 – Strategic Arts Management | Cultural Policy |
                                                 Internet Applications | Enterprise Law | Economics I |                                                Finance + Taxation | Human Resource Management |
                                                 Business Mathematics | Finance II.                                                                    Digital Public Relations | Law.

                                                 Year 3 – Work Placement | Innovation + Creativity | Data
                                                 Management | Research for Entrepreneurs | Economics II |
                                                 Finance III.

                                                 Year 4 – Strategic Entrepreneurship + Management |
                                                 Contemporary Strategic Marketing Practice | Strategy +
                                                 Technology | Business Ethics | Strategic Human Resource
                                                 Management | Tax + Finance | International Entrepreneurship.

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Department of Humanities +                  If you are passionate about literature and the media, this        Department of Humanities +                 Are you into creating films, documentaries, telling stories or
  Arts Management                             degree is the perfect opportunity to develop your media           Arts Management                            writing blogs? Then this course is for you! One–third each
                                              literacy and refine your ability to make critically–reasoned                                                 theory, practice and context, New Media Studies explores
                                              arguments. A unique and exciting degree that combines the                                                    the development of media and its evolution into the digital
                                              study of literature with film and television studies. Explore                                                era. It examines ways to both create and better understand
  BA (Hons)                                   culture and gain insight into how it affects our daily lives,     BA (Hons)                                  visual and written communication and content in a digital

  English, Media +                            and study literary works, media texts, film, television and
                                                                                                                New Media                                  culture. In Year 3, students have a 20–week work placement

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                                              visual cultures. Small class sizes and direct relationship with                                              and get the opportunity to work in the media industry or

  Cultural Studies                                                                                              Studies
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                                              your lecturers combine to make this the ideal course to                                                      study abroad as an Erasmus student. Small class sizes and
                                              launch your career in these fields.                                                                          direct relationship with your lecturers combine to make this
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                                                                                                                                                           the ideal course to launch your career in the media sector.
  Explore critical and analytical             What will I do?                                                   Explore ways to create and
  thinking and get highly                     –– Study a range of literary works, looking at their history,     better understand new and                  What will I do?
                                                 genre and themes.                                                                                         –– Make short videos and documentaries for TV
  employable communication skills.                                                                              traditional media content.
                                              –– Explore the development of film and television, and                                                          and social media.
                                                 learn how to analyse them.                                                                                –– Develop your skills in blogging, e–journalism and
                                              –– Examine the connections between the literature,                                                              scriptwriting, and work in radio and TV studios
                                                 cinema and television.                                                                                       developing your production skills.
                                              –– Develop skills in critical and analytical thinking.                                                       –– Gain an understanding of the history of the development
                                              –– Broaden your knowledge of culture.                                                                           of media and its evolution into the digital era.
                                              –– Investigate the relationships between representation,                                                     –– Develop production skills for digital and traditional media.
                                                 culture and politics.                                                                                     –– Grow skills in writing, blogging, news writing, press
                                              –– Learn to write for different media platforms.                                                                releases, as well as skills in visual storytelling for social
        Course Code                                                                                              Course Code                                  networks, podcasts, television and radio.
        DL821 – Level 8 Award                 Future careers                                                     DL837 – Level 8 Award                     –– Acquire the skills to develop and manage a social media
        Application CAO                       Graduates are employed in: journalism, publishing,                 Application CAO                              portfolio for cultural organisations, political groups,
                                              advertising, public relations, radio, research, international                                                   festivals, etc.
        Duration 4 years (full–time)                                                                             Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                              relations and politics, trade unionism, human rights and                                                     –– Advance your media production skills by working in the
        Places 40                             advocacy, film production, television, teaching, and               Places 40                                    National Film School.
                                              broadcasting.
        CAO Points in 2017                                                                                       CAO Points in 2017
                                                                                                                                                           Future careers
        Minimum Points – 300                                                                                     Minimum Points – 303
                                              Further study: You will be eligible to apply for Professional                                                Media and broadcasting, social media, production and
        Median Points – 347                                                                                      Median Points – 338
                                              Master of Education courses.                                                                                 journalism; bloggers, researchers and content developers.
        Portfolio No                                                                                             Portfolio No
                                              What will I study?                                                                                           What will I study?
        Min Entry Requirements                                                                                   Min Entry Requirements
                                              Year 1 – Modern English Literature | Introduction to Critical                                                Year 1 – Introduction to Media Studies | Introduction to
        2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:                                                                                2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
        English – H4
                                              Theory | Introduction to Cinema + Cultural Studies |               English – O6/H7
                                                                                                                                                           Critical Theory | Media Production I | Digital Storytelling:
                                              Introduction to Media Studies | Visual Culture | Introduction                                                Cinema + Cultural Studies | Media Law I | Reality TV.
        Contact                               to Urban Literatures | Learning Journal | Dramatic Writing.        Contact
        Dr Sarah Balen, Course Co–ordinator                                                                      Dr. Díóg O’Connell, Course Co–ordinator   Year 2 – Documentary + Film | Global Media Industries |
        E – sarah.balen@iadt.ie               Year 2 – Critical Theory | Documentary + Film | Political          E – diog.o’connell@iadt.ie                Media Production II | News Writing | Multiple Media Platforms |
                                              Economy + Globalisation | 19th Century Literature | Tragic                                                   Gaming + the Media | Popular Cultures | The Music Industry.
                                              Theatre | Popular Cultures | Writing for Multiple Media
                                              Platforms | Genres of Popular Fiction.                                                                       Year 3 – Research Methods | Contemporary Cinema |
                                                                                                                                                           Media Technology | Design Thinking | Television Drama |
                                              Year 3 – 20th Century Irish Writing | James Joyce | Cultural                                                 Work, Employment + Society.
                                              Identities | Contemporary Cinema | Research Methods |
                                              Modernism | TV Drama | Work Employment + Society |                                                           Year 4 – Media + Cultural Identity | Social Media Theory |
                                              Research Proposal Development.                                                                               Technology + Culture | Media Production III | Media Analysis
                                                                                                                                                           + Critique | Digital PR | Media Law II | Censorship + Control.
                                              Year 4 – Media + Cultural Identity in Ireland |
                                              Contemporary Literature | Censorship + Control |
                                              Politics + Public Cultures in Ireland | Dissertation.

                                              Electives – Sample of elective modules: Postmodernism |
                                              American Literature | Technology + Cultures |
                                              Non–Western Cinema | Gothic + Horror |
                                              Visual Cultures + Political Violence.

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Department of Design + Visual Arts     Learn how to design and create 3D and digital                      Department of Design + Visual Arts       Artists think critically about the world and create new ways
                                               representations of ideas and concepts in a variety of contexts                                              of seeing and responding, as well as encouraging debate and
                                               such as film, gaming, architecture, exhibitions and theatre,                                                change in society. This course introduces you to the huge
                                               while working alongside the next generation of film and TV                                                  variety of approaches, methods and materials being used
                                               makers and animators in The National Film School. With three                                                in contemporary art in the 21st century. With workshops in
        BA (Hons)                              equally valuable areas of study, on this course you will gain      BA (Hons)                                painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, video, digital media

        3D Design,                             the skillsets and techniques to thrive as a highly–skilled maker
                                                                                                                  Art                                      and performance arts, you will discover the creative approach

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                                               and designer in the modelmaking industry and a variety of                                                   that best allows you to express your ideas.

        Modelmaking +
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                                               exciting creative professions.
                                                                                                                                                           What will I do?
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        Digital Art
                                                                                                                  Find inspiration in an integrated
                                               What will I do?                                                                                             –– Work broadly and experimentally across a wide range of
                                                                                                                  and multidisciplinary experience,
                                               –– Get the professional competence to master specific                                                          media and practices, including paint, print, photography,
                                                  skills and techniques such as: sculpting, modelling,            and critically observe aspects              video, sculpture, sound, performance, and curation.
        Unite advanced skills and                 casting, CNC cutting, laser cutting, 3D printing,               of the natural, man–made and             –– Explore the many opportunities that exist for artists,
        techniques of manufacture                 technical fabrication, digital modelling/animation,             digital environment.                        through the creative pathways of contemporary art.
        with strong creative and                  design and presentation.                                                                                 –– As you progress, you will develop an area of
                                               –– Benefit from a practical, hands–on approach to                                                              specialism which allows you to best express your
        design knowledge.
                                                  every module.                                                                                               abilities and ambitions.
                                               –– Get the opportunity to work within different aspects
                                                  of real modelmaking practice.                                                                            Future careers
                                                                                                                                                           Graduates pursue careers in the creative industries as
                                               Future careers                                                                                              artists, art teachers, arts administrators, art directors,
                                               Graduates are employed as: model makers on feature                                                          community arts co–ordinators, arts mediators, art critics,
          Course Code                          films or commercials, display/modelmakers for interactive            Course Code                            arts officers, content developers, image researchers, film–
          DL828 – Level 8 Award                exhibits such as museums, event designers/fabricators                DL827 – Level 8 Award                  makers, art historians, and gallery curators.
          Application CAO                      for entertainment events. Other roles include art director,          Application CAO
                                               architectural modeller, art teacher, creature developer/                                                    What will I study?
          Duration 4 years (full–time)                                                                              Duration 4 years
                                               character animator for games and/or animation, digital                                                      Year 1 – Techniques of Light + Space | Techniques of Space
          Places 30                            matte artist, digital FX supervisor.                                 Places 50                              + Trace | Place Project | Core Workshop | Introduction to
                                                                                                                                                           History + Critical Theory | Introduction to Modernism +
          CAO Points in 2017                                                                                        CAO Points in 2017
                                               What will I study?                                                                                          Popular Culture | Common Faculty Module.
          Minimum Points – 676                                                                                      Minimum Points – 518
                                               Year 1 – 2D/3D Studies | Technical Modelling | Architectural
          Median Points – 897                                                                                       Median Points – 784
                                               Modelling | Prototype Modelling | Digital Studies 2D                                                        Year 2 – Studio – Selection + Development | Studio –
          Combination of Leaving Certificate                                                                        Combination of Leaving Certificate
                                               (Photoshop, AutoCAD) | Critical + Cultural Studies |                                                        Environmental | Studio – Self Direction | Workshop – Film/
          and Portfolio assessment points.                                                                          and Portfolio assessment points.
                                               Common Faculty Module.                                                                                      Publishing/Sculpture | Intermedia History – Concepts of
          Portfolio Yes –                                                                                           Portfolio Yes –                        the Avant Garde | Exhibition Review | Faculty Elective.
          see Portfolio Guidelines.            Year 2 – Model Animation | Modelmaking for Film |                    see Portfolio Guidelines.

          Min Entry Requirements               Spectacle Arts | Advanced Sculpting | 3D Digital Studies |           Min Entry Requirements                 Year 3 – Studio – Methodology | Practice Led Research |
          2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:            Critical + Cultural Studies | Faculty Elective.                      2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:              Studio – Interdisciplinary Project | Workshop – Film/
          English – O6/H7                                                                                           English – O6/H7                        Publishing/Sculpture | Contemporary Practice – Exhibitions
                                               Year 3 – Advanced Digital Modelling | Spatial Design |                                                      + Publics | Literature Review.
          Contact                                                                                                   Contact
                                               Character Design | 4D Digital Studies | Industry Project |
          Julian King, Course Co–ordinator                                                                          Dr Thomas Duffy, Course Co–ordinator
                                               Research Seminar | Business Studies | Thesis Proposal.                                                      Year 4 – Research Methodologies | Exhibition Production |
          E – julian.king@iadt.ie                                                                                   E – thomas.duffy@iadt.ie
                                                                                                                                                           Publication Seminar | Dissertation.
                                               Year 4 – Initial Project | Production of final project for the
                                               Graduate Show | Dissertation | modules in Professional
                                               Practice + Presentation Skills.

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Department of Design + Visual Arts     Design for stage and screen is a visual practice, requiring      Department of Design + Visual Arts      What will I do?
                                         particular expertise to create sets, costumes and character                                              –– Gain the skills necessary to research, design and
                                         make-up for performance. These three specialist courses                                                     create costumes for a historically accurate period or
                                         of study offer the opportunity to gain an understanding of                                                  a completely imagined world.
                                         creative collaboration, learn design and technical skills, and                                           –– Costume design is a collaborative process. The costume
  BA (Hons)                              prepare for a career in one of the most exciting, challenging    Design for Stage + Screen                  designer works with the director and creative team on the

  Design for                             and rewarding sectors of the creative arts.
                                                                                                          Costume Design                             interpretation of and visual response to a given text, which

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                                                                                                                                                     results in the design and production of the costumes.

  Stage + Screen
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                                         What will I do?                                                                                          –– Gain the necessary experience by being part of the
                                         –– Year 1: A common year which provides a broad range                                                       costume team – whether costume designer, costume
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                                                                                                          Learn the art of designing and
  Production Design / Costume Design /      of creative skills.                                                                                      supervisor, costume maker, wardrobe assistant or
                                                                                                          making costumes for characters in
  Character MakeUp Design                –– Years 2 + 3: Focus on your chosen pathway and gain                                                       specialist – through participation in realised productions
                                            high levels of the specialist design and technical skills     both historical and imaginary worlds.      and work placement opportunities.
                                            used in theatre, television and film productions.
                                         –– Year 4: Complete your thesis, undertake two creative                                                  What will I study?
                                            projects and mount your Graduate Show.                                                                Year 1 (Common) – Digital Support Studies | Introductory
                                         –– Students also gain valuable, practical experience on                                                  Studies I – Design for Performance | Introductory Studies II
                                            realised, collaborative projects with students in The                                                 – Design for Stage (Theatre) | Introductory Studies III –
                                            National Film School and the Royal Irish Academy of                                                   Design for Screen (Film) | Design for Stage or Screen I |
                                            Music, and on work placements for professional theatre                                                Critical + Contextual Studies | Common Faculty Module.
                                            and film productions.
                                                                                                                                                  Year 2 – Four common modules: Photography +
                                         Future careers                                                                                           Documentation | Exploration + Experimentation | Critical +
                                         Graduates are employed in theatre, film and TV as production       Course Code                           Cultural Studies | Faculty Elective.
                                         designers and art directors; costume designers, supervisors        DL829 – Level 8 Award                 Technical Skills Studies (costume construction) | Design for
                                         and makers; make-up and prosthetics designers and makers;          Application CAO                       Screen II | Design for Stage II.
                                         and in related fields such as exhibition design, advertising,
                                                                                                            Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                         music videos, fashion, museum curation and research.                                                     Year 3 – Work Placement/Practical Experience | Professional
                                                                                                            Places 11                             Studies | Seminar + Thesis Preparation | Design for
                                                                                                                                                  Performance (collaboratively realised project) | Design for
                                                                                                            CAO Points in 2017
                                                                                                                                                  Screen III | Advanced Discipline Practice.
                                                                                                            Minimum Points – 690
                                                                                                            Median Points – 936
                                                                                                                                                  Year 4 – Directed minor project | Self–selected major
                                                                                                            Combination of Leaving Certificate
                                                                                                                                                  project | Business + Entrepreneurship module (culminates
                                                                                                            and Portfolio assessment points.
                                                                                                                                                  in Graduate Show) | Dissertation and/or documented
                                                                                                            Portfolio Yes –                       research project.
                                                                                                            see Portfolio Guidelines.

                                                                                                            Min Entry Requirements
                                                                                                            2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
                                                                                                            English – O6/H7

                                                                                                            Contact
                                                                                                            E – info@iadt.ie

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Department of Design + Visual Arts         What will I do?                                                  Department of Design + Visual Arts     What will I do?
                                             Character design is a collaborative process. The MakeUp                                                 –– Learn how to design imagined worlds and how production
                                             Artist/Designer works with the director as part of a                                                       design (scenography) brings them to life.
                                             creative team on the interpretation of and visual response                                              –– Learn how to create a space in response to a text, music,
                                             to a given text, which results in the design and production                                                dance for film, television and theatre.
  Design for Stage + Screen                  of the characters.                                               Design for Stage + Screen              –– Gain the skills necessary to creatively interpret and

  Character                                  –– Gain the skills necessary to research, design and create
                                                                                                              Production                                be visually inventive. These skills are central to the

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                                                 characters for an historically accurate period or a                                                    production design process.

  MakeUp Design                                                                                               Design
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                                                 completely imagined world.                                                                          –– Learn how to work closely with a director and a creative
                                             –– Learn technical skills required to design and                                                           team, communicating through scale models, sketches,
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                                                 create characters using MakeUp, facial hair and/or                                                     paintings, technical drawings and digital media.
  Learn the art of designing and                 prosthetic pieces.                                           Design imagined worlds and
  creating convincing characters             –– Gain the necessary experience by being part of a              learn how production design            What will I study?
                                                 MakeUp team, and understand the requirements for                                                    Year 1 (Common) – Digital Support Studies | Introductory
  appropriate for both historical                                                                             (scenography) brings them
                                                 specific types of performance be it stage or screen –                                               Studies I – Design for Performance | Introductory Studies II –
  and imaginary worlds.                          through participation in realised productions and work       to life.                               Design for Stage (Theatre) | Introductory Studies III – Design
                                                 placement opportunities.                                                                            for Screen (Film) | Design for Stage or Screen I | Critical +
                                             –– Get the necessary skills to work on feature films,                                                   Contextual Studies I | Common Faculty Module.
                                                 television dramas, television commercials, music
                                                 videos, and theatre, opera and dance performances.                                                  Year 2 – Four common modules: Photography +
                                                                                                                                                     Documentation | Exploration + Experimentation |
                                             What will I study?                                                                                      Critical + Cultural Studies | Faculty Elective.
                                             Year 1 (Common) – Digital Support Studies | Introductory                                                Technical Skills Studies – Production | Design for Screen –
        Course Code                          Studies I – Design for Performance | Introductory Studies II –     Course Code                          Production Design | Personal Design Project – Production.
        DL830 – Level 8 Award                Design for Stage (Theatre) | Introductory Studies III – Design     DL831 – Level 8 Award

        Application CAO                      for Screen (Film) | Design for Stage or Screen I | Critical +      Application CAO                      Year 3 – Work Placement/Practical Experience | Professional
                                             Contextual Studies I | Common Faculty Module.                                                           Studies | Critical + Contextual Studies II | Design for
        Duration 4 years (full–time)                                                                            Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                                                                                                                                     Performance (collaboratively realised project) | Design for
        Places 11                            Year 2 – Four common modules: Photography +                        Places 11                            Screen | Advanced Discipline Practice – Production.
                                             Documentation | Exploration + Experimentation | Critical +
        CAO Points in 2017                                                                                      CAO Points in 2017
                                             Cultural Studies | Faculty Elective. Technical Skills Studies                                           Year 4 – Directed minor project | Self–selected major
        Minimum Points – 890                                                                                    Minimum Points – 630
                                             focuses on materials, techniques and processes used                                                     project | Business + Entrepreneurship (culminates in Graduate
        Median Points – 973                                                                                     Median Points – 890
                                             to create characters suitable for theatre and film. This                                                Show) | Dissertation and/or documented research project.
        Combination of Leaving Certificate                                                                      Combination of Leaving Certificate
                                             includes character, period, ageing, climatic effects, injury
        and Portfolio assessment points.                                                                        and Portfolio assessment points.
                                             simulation, facial hair/postiche and wig dressing. It also
        Portfolio Yes –                      includes the design, making and application of prosthetic          Portfolio Yes –
        see Portfolio Guidelines.            pieces. Students apply these skills to text-based design           see Portfolio Guidelines.

        Min Entry Requirements               projects in the modules MakeUp Design for Screen, and the          Min Entry Requirements
        2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:            Personal Design Project.                                           2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
        English – O6/H7                                                                                         English – O6/H7
                                             Year 3 – Work Placement/Practical Experience |
        Contact                                                                                                 Contact
                                             Professional Studies | Critical + Contextual Studies II |
        E – info@iadt.ie                                                                                        E – info@iadt.ie
                                             Design for Performance (collaboratively realised project) |
                                             Design for Screen | Advanced Discipline Practice (use of
                                             Make Up and Prosthetics to design a range of characters
                                             for a specific text).

                                             Year 4 – Directed minor project | Self–selected major
                                             project | Business + Entrepreneurship (culminates in
                                             Graduate Show) | Dissertation and/or documented research
                                             project.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             14-15
Department of Design + Visual Arts         Discover how to harness the power of design and creative           Department of Film + Media             A thriving, young art/design discipline, animation continues to
                                             thinking, and how visual communication design informs and                                                 grow in popularity and importance across the entertainment,
                                             assists us in almost everything we do. Listed as one of the top                                           advertising, education and communication industries. Learn
                                             25 Graphic Design courses in Europe by Domus (Italy/New                                                   how to explore and document your world and stories with a
                                             York) in 2013, this course produces highly–skilled, creative,                                             full complement of animation production processes and skills.
  BA (Hons)                                  conceptual and strategic thinkers. From screen to print, and       BA (Hons)                              In 2018, graduates of this internationally–acclaimed course

  Visual                                                                                                        Animation
                                             from environmental design to design writing, graduates are                                                won 5 of the 9 categories of the Irish Student Animation

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                                             highly sought after nationally and internationally.                                                       Awards at the Dingle Animation Festival.

  Communication
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                                             What will I do?                                                                                           What will I do?
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  Design
                                                                                                                Gain key creative, conceptual
                                             –– Visual communications encompasses graphic design,                                                      –– Gain key creative, conceptual and strategic animation
                                                                                                                and strategic animation                   production skills.
                                                image making, typography, motion graphics and design
                                                for screen. Key activities include visual exploration,          production skills on this              –– Learn the techniques and skills needed for animated
  Discover how to harness the                   design experimentation, critical enquiry, collaboration         internationally acclaimed                 features, TV production, TV commercials, special FX,
  power of design and creative                  and innovation.                                                                                           short films, and traditional as well as CGI animation.
                                                                                                                course. Member of ETNA
                                             –– With this high quality, relevant and skill–based                                                       –– Develop the creative, theoretical and technical skills
  thinking on this internationally                                                                              and CILECT.
                                                educational experience, you will learn to become a                                                        appropriate to an animation degree.
  acclaimed course.                                                                                                                                    –– Learn from real experiences, both individually or as
                                                holistic designer, successfully negotiating any media to
                                                find solutions to diverse and complex problems.                                                           part of a group.

                                             Future careers                                                                                            Future careers
                                             Graduates are employed by renowned agencies and                                                           Graduates are employed by: animation production
                                             studios in Ireland and abroad. Graduates work in UX (user                                                 companies, multimedia companies, production and post–
        Course Code                          experience design); UI (user interface design, web design,           Course Code                          production houses for animation, film and television, as
        DL826 – Level 8 Award                app design, game design, motion graphics for film, TV and            DL832 – Level 8 Award                well as in freelance/independent work. Other career paths
                                             screen); post–production for TV and film; design for print                                                include gaming, architectural and industrial modelling,
        Application CAO                                                                                           Application CAO
                                             and publishing, advertising and art direction; environmental                                              film/special effects, advertising, multimedia and teaching.
        Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                             design; exhibition design; illustration; photography; design         Duration 4 years (full–time)         Graduates are employed by: Brown Bag Films, Kavaleer,
                                             writing and design journalism.                                                                            Jam Media, Boulder Media, The Element, Monster, Screen
        Places 30                                                                                                 Places 33
                                                                                                                                                       Scene, Abbey Theatre, Weta, Man and Ink, Flickerpix,
        CAO Points in 2017                                                                                        CAO Points in 2017                   Windmill Lane, Salty Dog, Cartoon Saloon, Lighthouse,
                                             What will I study?
        Minimum Points – 644                                                                                      Minimum Points – 1001                Cinecite and Disney.
                                             Year 1 – Design Practices: Fundamental Principles | Design
        Median Points – 909                                                                                       Median Points – 1068
                                             Practices: Spatial Form + Communication | Design Practices:
        Combination of Leaving Certificate                                                                        Combination of Leaving Certificate   What will I study?
                                             Type, Image + Motion | Visual Thinking: Ideas + Play |
        and Portfolio assessment points.                                                                          and Portfolio assessment points.
                                             Interdisciplinary Design: Gameplay | Introduction to Design                                               Year 1 – Critical + Contextual Studies: Visual Culture |
        Portfolio Yes –                      + Visual Culture | Common Faculty Module.                            Portfolio Yes –                      Film + Animation History | Design for Animation: An
        see Portfolio Guidelines.                                                                                 see Portfolio Guidelines.            Introduction | Digital Skills for Animation | Life Drawing:
                                             Year 2 – Visual Thinking: Message + Audience | Design                                                     An Introduction to Anatomy + Media | Animation Principles |
        Min Entry Requirements                                                                                    Min Entry Requirements
                                             Practices: Print + Screen | Design Practices: Motion | Design                                             Common Faculty Module.
        2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:                                                                                 2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
        English – O6/H7                      Practices: Wayfinding + Environment | Interdisciplinary              English – O6/H7
                                             Design: Viewpoint | Design Culture | Visual + Popular                                                     Year 2 – Critical + Contextual Studies (Film, Technology +
        Contact
                                             Cultures | Faculty Elective.                                         Contact                              the City; Film + Narrative) | Design for Animation Production |
        Gerard Fox / Dr Linda King,                                                                               Keith Foran / Dr Sherra Murphy,      Digital Skills for Animation Production | Life Drawing |
        Course Co–ordinators                                                                                      Course Co–ordinators                 Character Animation Principles | Animated Character
                                             Year 3 – Design in Context: Print + Environment | Design
        E – gerard.fox@iadt.ie /                                                                                  E – keith.foran@iadt.ie /            Performance | Storyboarding + Layout | Faculty Elective.
                                             in Context: Screen | Professional Studio | Interdisciplinary
           linda.king@iadt.ie                                                                                         sherra.murphy@iadt.ie
                                             Design: Narrative | Contemporary Practices + Critical Debates |
                                             Advanced Research Methods + Thesis Preparation.                                                           Year 3 – Critical + Contextual Studies: Research Seminar +
                                                                                                                                                       Thesis Preparation | Research + Concept Development |
                                             Year 4 – Interdisciplinary Design: Professionalism + Promotion |                                          Towards Professional Practice (Group Production) |
                                             Major Project + Exhibition | Thesis.                                                                      Production Preparation (conceptual design/storyboarding/
                                                                                                                                                       animation for year 4) | Advanced Life Drawing for Animation |
                                                                                                                                                       Advanced Digital Skills for Animation Production.

                                                                                                                                                       Year 4 – Final project + showreel for the Graduate Show,
                                                                                                                                                       supported by a dissertation and/or documented research
                                                                                                                                                       project portfolio.

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Department of Film + Media                      Creative music production is the integration of core sound         Department of Film + Media            A challenging and exciting opportunity to learn about film
                                                  engineering/music production skills and creative audio practice.                                         and television. This course focuses on developing practical
                                                  This unique and hands–on course is run in partnership with                                               and technical filmmaking and television production skills
                                                  the Sound Training College (STC). Creativity complimented                                                alongside strong, creative storytelling abilities. Students
                                                  by technical prowess is fundamental to all modules. You will                                             are encouraged to liaise with the film/TV industry from
  BA (Hons)                                       learn industry–standard tools and processes, and how to work       BA (Hons)                             day one. For example, as part of a European Film Research

  Creative Music                                  with artists and clients. Modules taught in commercial studio
                                                                                                                     Film + Television                     module, each February, second year students attend the

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                                                  and music production facilities at STC (Temple Bar, Dublin 2)                                            Berlin Film Festival, one of the principal film festivals in

  Production                                                                                                         Production
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                                                  are reinforced by IADT facilities and the expertise of lecturers                                         the world. The trip includes visits to the film market, to
                                                  successful in the creative industries.                                                                   workshops and seminars, to premiere festival screenings
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                                                                                                                                                           and to a number of networking events.
  Some of Ireland’s leading                       What will I do?                                                    The world is full of stories.
  commercial recording studios                    –– Spend approximately one–third of your week in IADT and          Here, you learn the creative and      What will I do?
                                                     two–thirds in STC, including time in world–class recording                                            –– Gain practical tuition in production, script, direction,
  become teaching spaces with this                                                                                   technical skills to tell them.
                                                     studios; previous clients include Rihanna and The Script.                                                cinematography, lighting, sound and editing, television
  unique and hands-on course run                  –– Gain real–world insight from lecturers offering both                                                     programming, drama, documentary, commercials,
  in partnership with the Sound                      academic and industry experience.                                                                        promotional and experimental film-making.
  Training College (STC).                         –– Study in the heart of the commercial music industry.                                                  –– Benefit from hands–on production experience both
                                                  –– Develop your own creative ideas.                                                                         on location and within the excellent facilities in The
                                                  –– Collaborate with students in other creative disciplines.                                                 National Film School.
                                                  –– Experience new creative technologies.
                                                  –– Start your career in the music and new media industries.                                              Future careers
                                                                                                                                                           Graduates are employed in: film and television industry
        Course Code                               Future careers                                                      Course Code                          in such roles as director (television drama, commercials,
        DL838 – Level 8 Award                     Graduates are employed in: music and new media industries           DL834 – Level 8 Award                documentary, features); sound recordist/mixer; sound
        Application CAO                           in such roles as theatre sound designer, recording studio           Application CAO                      designer; director of photography; focus puller; clapper
                                                  engineer, music producer, studio manager, music app                                                      loader; assistant camera person; digital image technician;
        Duration 4 years                                                                                              Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                                  developer, radio broadcasting transmission engineer, TV                                                  editor; off–line editor; on–line editor; Avid DS, sound
        Places 35                                 live floor sound operative, TV programme audio editor, film         Places 33                            editor; scriptwriter; camera operator; producer; production
                                                  sound editor, film sound designer, game sound editor, music                                              assistant; location manager; and television researcher.
        CAO Points in 2017                                                                                            CAO Points in 2017
                                                  supervisor in film and TV.                                                                               Graduates are employed by: Irish and international
        Minimum Points – 890                                                                                          Minimum Points – 930
                                                                                                                                                           production and postproduction companies as well as all
        Median Points – 984                                                                                           Median Points – 1024
                                                  What will I study?                                                                                       the major broadcasters, including BBC, RTÉ, TV3, and
        Combination of Leaving Certificate                                                                            Combination of Leaving Certificate
                                                  Year 1 – Acoustics/Psychoacoustics of Music | Audio                                                      TG4. Many graduates have gone on to form their own
        and Portfolio assessment points.                                                                              and Portfolio assessment points.
                                                  Technology Fundamentals | Broadcast/Live Sound                                                           production companies, while others have found careers in
        Portfolio Yes –                           Fundamentals | Electronic/Software Production                       Portfolio Yes –                      film education, film festivals, film workshops/events, web
        see Portfolio Guidelines.                 Fundamentals | Music Theory Fundamentals | Studio                   see Portfolio Guidelines.            and multimedia design.
        Min Entry Requirements                    Engineering Fundamentals.                                           Min Entry Requirements
        2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:                                                                                     2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:            What will I study?
        English – O6/H7                           Year 2 – Audio Electronics | Creative Audio Programming |           English – O6/H7                      Year 1 – Script, Production + Direction | Technical Craft
        Maths – O6/H7                             Creative Music Theory | Creative Studio Engineering |                                                    Skills | Shooting Techniques for Film + Television | Cinema
                                                                                                                      Contact
        Foundation Level Maths not accepted.      Client–Based Production | Musicology + Contextual Studies.                                               + Television History | Script to Screen I | Personal Vision
                                                                                                                      Jean Rice, Course Co–ordinator
                                                                                                                                                           – Personal Project | Philosophical Tradition + Aesthetics |
        Contact                                                                                                       E – jean.rice@iadt.ie
                                                  Year 3 – Audio Production for Games | Creative Practice |                                                Common Faculty Module.
        Geoffrey Perrin, Course Co–ordinator
                                                  Industry Studies | Interactive Performance Systems |
        E – geoffrey.perrin@iadt.ie
                                                  Musicology, Film + Theatre Studies.                                                                      Year 2 – Narrative Development Skills | Location Filming |
        Cost for Class Materials                                                                                                                           Television Production | Film as Art | European Cinema | Irish
        and/or Field Trips                        Year 4 – Advanced Music Composition | Advanced Studio                                                    Television | Script to Screen II | Faculty Elective.
        There is a €200 yearly studio/equipment   Engineering + Production | Creative Entrepreneurship |
        levy. Headphones and a back–up hard–      Professional Project.                                                                                    Year 3 – Documentary Tradition + the Irish Film Industry |
        drive are required. A laptop with audio                                                                                                            Film + Television Workplace Environment (Industry Focus) |
        software is useful. We recommend you      For more information and course videos, visit sountraining.com                                           Multicamera Television Drama Production | Documentary
        don’t purchase this in advance, but                                                                                                                + Short Film Production | Sound + Moving Image | Thesis
        seek advice from your lecturers.
                                                                                                                                                           Research + Preparation.

                                                                                                                                                           Year 4 – Thesis | Main Project – Stage I – development
                                                                                                                                                           module | Major Project.

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Department of Film + Media                  Study photographic practice and the history and theory of       Department of Technology + Psychology   Explore how psychology applies to everyday existence –
                                              photography in an environment that reflects the demands of                                              including our use of technology – and how it can create new
                                              the communications, cultural industries and art sectors as                                              ways to improve quality of life. Innovative and practical,
                                              well as the changing needs of students. This course offers an                                           course topics include personality, childhood, mental
                                              exciting opportunity to study photography in well–equipped                                              processes (such as attention and memory), the brain and its
  BA (Hons)                                   studios, darkrooms and computer laboratories within the         BSc (Hons)                              disorders, and how other people influence our behaviour. On

  Photography                                 context of an art, design and media environment. You will
                                                                                                              Applied                                 this course you will develop highly employable skills, such as

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                                              produce work through a diverse range of contemporary                                                    teamwork, communication, and critical thinking. This degree

                                                                                                              Psychology
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                                              photographic practices.                                                                                 is accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland.
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  Learn how to play a leading
                                              What will I do?                                                                                         What will I do?
  role in capturing, defining and
                                              –– Explore photography within the context of art,               A fascinating course providing a        –– Group work, lectures and tutorials, independent
  reflecting contemporary culture.               communications, the moving image and critical theory,                                                   study are combined with approximately 22 hours a
                                                                                                              unique opportunity to study the
                                                 and learn how to play a leading role in capturing,                                                      week in class.
                                                                                                              mind, human behaviour, and how
                                                 defining and reflecting contemporary culture.                                                        –– From second year you specialise in either Psycholo-
                                              –– Access a unique range of facilities that allow you to        technology affects us.                     gy + Technology or Psychology + Practice.
                                                 engage with a variety of photographic technologies,                                                  –– There is an emphasis on the application of psychol-
                                                 including analogue darkroom processes and current,                                                      ogy to everyday life, the workplace, community,
                                                 cutting–edge digital media.                                                                             industry, and technology (e.g. sport and health psy-
                                              –– Learn from staff at the leading edge of contemporary                                                    chology, organisational psychology and cyberpsy-
                                                 photographic practice and criticism.                                                                    chology).
                                                                                                                                                      –– Learn from a range of innovative assessments, such
                                              Future careers                                                                                             as a small–scale research project, making a game,
        Course Code                           Graduates are employed in: a range of commercial and             Course Code                               creating a blog, giving a presentation, designing a
        DL833 – Level 8 Award                 contemporary art practices including print, publishing           DL825 – Level 8 Award                     poster or volunteering in the local community.
        Application CAO                       and emerging media, both in Ireland and internationally.         Application CAO
                                              Many graduates work independently or have set up their                                                  Future careers
        Duration 4 years (full–time)                                                                           Duration 4 years (full–time)
                                              own businesses.                                                                                         Graduates are employed in a wide range of areas. This course
        Places 30                                                                                              Places 65                              has an additional competitive edge because while it explores
                                              What will I study?                                                                                      the same core psychology modules as other equivalent
        CAO Points in 2017                                                                                     CAO Points in 2017
                                              Year 1 – Photography + Culture | Photography +                                                          accredited courses, it also offers additional modules in applied
        Minimum Points – 609                                                                                   Minimum Points – 372
                                              Communication | Digital Photography I: Editing, Workflow                                                psychology. Graduates often pursue postgraduate studies or
        Median Points – 846                                                                                    Median Points – 422
                                              + Delivery | Understanding the Photographic Image | Digital                                             enter the technology or social science sectors.
        Combination of Leaving Certificate
                                              Photography II: Retouching + Editorial | Photography + the       Portfolio No
        and Portfolio assessment points.
                                              Studio | Photography + Place | Common Faculty Module.                                                   What will I study?
                                                                                                               Min Entry Requirements
        Portfolio Yes –                                                                                                                               Year 1 – Introduction to Psychology | Personality + Individual
                                                                                                               2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
        see Portfolio Guidelines.             Year 2 – Digital Imaging + the Online Presence: Web Design       English – O6/H7
                                                                                                                                                      Differences | Cyberpsychology | Research Methods +
        Min Entry Requirements                + Promotion for Photography | Modernism, Modernity +             Maths – O6/H7                          Statistics I | Multimedia Design | ICT | Common Faculty Module.
        2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:             the Image | Photography + the Professional Studio |              Foundation Level Maths not accepted.
        English – O6/H7                       Digital Imaging + the Photobook: Design + Narrative |                                                   Year 2 – Core Modules: Developmental + Lifespan
                                              Society, Culture + the Image | Contemporary Photography |        Contact                                Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | Perception |
        Contact                                                                                                Dr John Greaney, Course Co–ordinator
                                              Faculty Elective.                                                                                       Research Methods + Statistics II | Faculty Elective.
        Dr Mark Curran, Course Co–ordinator                                                                    E – john.greaney@iadt.ie
                                                                                                                                                      Psychology + Technology Path: Information Design +
        E – mark.curran@iadt.ie
                                              Year 3 – Photography + Curatorial Practice | Photography                                                Multimedia | Usability.
                                              + the Moving Image | Photography + Ireland: Colonial +                                                  Psychology + Practice Path: Sport + Health Psychology |
                                              Post–Colonial Identities | Introduction to Photography +                                                Organisational Psychology.
                                              Entrepreneurship | Contemporary Photography + Professional
                                              Practice | Reflecting on Photography.                                                                   Year 3 – Core Modules: Social Psychology | Neuropsychology |
                                                                                                                                                      Abnormal Psychology | Research Methods + Statistics III |
                                              Year 4 – Thesis | Major Project | Minor Project.                                                        IT Group Project.
                                                                                                                                                      Psychology + Technology Path: Web Applications + Content
                                              Students pursue self–initiated projects through their chosen                                            Management.
                                              professional pathway in preparation for the Graduate Show.                                              Psychology + Practice Path: Educational Psychology.
                                              Students participate in seminars, lectures and workshops in
                                              a supportive peer environment to advance their development                                              Year 4 – Core Modules: Transpersonal + Positive Psychology |
                                              as professional photographers and artists.                                                              Advanced Research in Psychology | Psychology of New
                                                                                                                                                      Media + Entertainment | Major Research Project.
                                                                                                                                                      Psychology + Technology Path: Human Computer
                                                                                                                                                      Interaction in Practice.
                                                                                                                                                      Psychology + Practice Path: Forensic Psychology.

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