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Live Information Q&A Sessions

When? - Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00

Covering? - Application Process, Course Information, College Progression 

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Applications are now open!

Dates for your diary: 

New dates for our Virtual Open Nights to be announced soon 

Interview Days - 25th January 2021, 12th March 2021 and 05th May 2021

Graphic Design

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 in Graphic Design 5M1995

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

There is now a large number of places in computer courses in universities and in many local IT colleges for students who hold a QQI qualification in Graphic Design. There are also places in DCU, IT Blanchardstown, Athlone IT, DIT, Dundalk IT, Sligo IT, Tallaght IT, Dun Laoghaire IADT, Cork IT, Letterkenny IT, Tralee IT. There are many opportunities for employment in areas like graphic designer, illustrator, visual merchandiser, freelance designer, web designer and so on. There are also many further study opportunities in QQI level 6 or HND courses.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

NCAD: AD102 Illustration and Graphic Design (Level 8, 4 Years)

Athlone IT: AL763 Graphic Design (Level 7, 3 Years)

GRAPHIC DESIGN

GRAPHIC DESIGN 5M1995

 

WHAT IS GRAPHIC DESIGN?

This one-year course will aim to offer participants an introduction to the world of graphic design which is one of the fastest growing areas in the industry. Graphic design is a way for communication as well as self-expression. It is about communicating visually in order to inform, educate, entertain or persuade. Project work allows students to combine these essential skills with professional standard multimedia to explore logo design, concept development, image and much more. This course will provide the introduction to careers in the graphic design industry but will also provide an important stepping stone to third level courses leading to exciting careers in the computer design area.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Digital Photography

• Graphic Design Skills

• Image Processing

• Design Skills

• Computer Illustration Graphics

• Word Processing

• Communications

• Work Experience

• Drawing

• Digital Marketing

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie