WD 153 – BSc in Multimedia Applications Development

Area:
Waterford
Price: -
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

Course code: WD153 What is Multimedia Applications Development? Multimedia Applications Development is the creation of interactive multimedia systems, such as games, websites, e-learning software, mobile phone downloads, etc. These systems make extensive use of different media elements including text, graphics and images, audio, video, 2D and 3D animation. Systems are analysed and designed, and later implemented using authoring software. What is the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development? This is a three year course, which prepares students for employment primarily in the software industry but also in the IT sector in general. Many graduates also find employment in the entertainment industry. The course addresses issues of professional importance to the multimedia developer, while continuing the development of the student in the core areas of multimedia and computing. What will the BSc in Multimedia Applications Development enable you to do? * Produce and integrate multimedia rich elements, such as images, sound, video and animations * Create complex interactive applications, through programming and/or scripting, particularly for the Web * Help people by allowing them to avail of the best technological solutions. Career Opportunities Job prospects in computing have never been better, so much so, that at the moment demand for computer graduates exceed supply. In a sector crying out for qualified graduates, you will have greater opportunities and potential income as well as more freedom to choose your career path. Graduates may find employment in the following areas: * Development of training products * Multimedia and software development * Web design and development E-business * Multimedia applications support Past graduates have found employment with the following companies: Multimedia Solutions, Achieve Website Design, Angel Design, Aer Lingus Airlines Systems, AOL, Aura Internet Services Ltd., Aura Internet Services Ltd, HSE Board, Dell and Sun Life, Achieve Website Design