Art and Design, Media & Performing Arts

Interactive Design - Foundation Degree (Year 1 of 2)

Start Date: 4th September 2017
Course Code: C01972 NAF1A

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  • Full-time
  • Newtownabbey


Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Number of weeks: 30
Start date: 4th September 2017
End date: 8th June 2018
Time: TBC
Information Event: Y

Fee for 2017/2018 Academic Year:

£2500 Click here to view payment options available

Course Content

Modules include:
• Interactive Media Technology
• Visual Communication and Digital Design
• History of Art and Design
• Developing Ideas in Design
• Website Creation and Management
• 3D Modelling and Animation
• Professional Practice in the Interactive Media Industry
• Digital Video Production
• Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation

University Connections

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A minimum of 48 UCAS tariff points (comprising a pass grade in at least one relevant subject) at Advanced GCE or AS GCE level, together with passes in at least four subjects at GCSE Level. OR a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma (PPP) in Creative Media Production or other relevant subject.

OR a qualification or set of qualifications considered by the Course Team to be equivalent to one of the above.

Mature students may be accepted on the basis of their general education and experience.

At interview stage applicants must provide a digital or paper portfolio which showcases their design/production portfolio.



Please Note If a course is over-subscribed the college reserves the right to enhance the entry criteria. Details of enhanced criteria will be provided at the February Course Information Sessions and at Interview Stage.

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Students successfully completing the course will be suitable for full-time employment and/or progression to full-time and part-time degree in related disciplines. In certain circumstances Foundation Degree students with appropriate grades will be eligible for exemption from the first year of related degree programmes at the Ulster University and Universities throughout the UK.
The course is partnered with the Ulster Universitys BDes (Hons) in Interaction Design and it is envisaged that some students will progress directly onto Year 2 of that.

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