Dunboyne College of Further EducationAugmented and Virtual Reality 5M5048

Augmented and Virtual Reality 5M5048

1 Year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Academic year Sept - May
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

• Level 5 Creative Media 5M5048

This one-year course will aim to offer students an
introduction to the world of Augmented and Virtual
Reality, providing students with the knowledge and skills to
develop, design and evaluate immersive experiences with
virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.
Augmented and Virtual Reality is one of the fastest growing
areas in the software industry, as well as, information
technology which has been a growth area in Ireland for
quite some time.
Over the last few years, VR has become more widely
adopted due to increasing consumer and enterprise
demand, growing use cases and a booming ecosystem.
Virtual reality is most commonly used in entertainment
applications such as video games, 3D cinema and areas
including surgery, flight simulators and social virtual worlds.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability
or demand and are subject to change:

• Games Analysis Design
• Computer Illustrated Graphics
• Work Experience
• Communications
• Computer 3 D Modelling and Animation
• Computer Aided Design 3D
• Safety and Health
• Word Processing
• Illustration
• Multimedia Authoring

This course is run in conjunction with
Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of
Excellence (AMTCE) (LMETB) http://amtce.ie/

The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with
the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, build
and evaluate immersive user experiences using virtual,
augmented and mixed reality tools and technologies.
Graduates will acquire core competencies in computing,
design and animation making them suitable for employment
in immersive design and development across a range of
industries and/or graduates are eligible to apply for degrees
to universities and technological universities for level 7
and level 8 degree places throughout the country such as
TUD, Trinity College, DCU, UCC, DKIT, MTU, ATU and TUS to
mention a few.

TUS Athlone: US715 Software Design
(Level 7, 3 Years)
US713 Software Design for Virtual Reality and Gaming
(Level 7, 3 Years)
US821 Software Design for Virtual Reality and Gaming
(Level 8, 4 Years)
US822 Software Design with Artificial Intelligence
(Level 7, 3 Years)
Maynooth University: MH601 Computer Science /
Multi-Media, Mobile and Web Development
(Level 8, 4 Years)
TUD – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital Media
(Level 8, 4 Years)
TU713 Computer Engineering (Level 7, 3 Years)
TUD City Campus: TU984 Game Design
(Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC241 Digital Business and Innovation
(Level 8, 4 Year)
DC121Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years),
DC131 Communications Studies (Level 8, 3 Years),
DC291 Arts (Joint Honours) Media Studies
(Level 8, 3-4 Years)
DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 4 Years)
DKIT: DK863 Creative Media (Level 8, 4 Years)
DK820 Computing in Games Development
(Level 8, 4 Years)
DK821 Computing and Software Development
(Level 8, 4 Years)
IADT: DL836 Creative Computing (Level 8, 4 Years)
SETU Waterford: SE611 Multimedia Application
Development (Level 7, 3 Years)

• Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied
• Mature Students or;
• Other equivalent qualifications
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of
previous qualifications.

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

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