Bachelor of Arts

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Details of major sequences

Animation - unit set code MJ-AU00011

The Animation major sequence offers the opportunity to develop a moving image, graphic and animation practice within the expanding digital domain. Students will explore digital animation production and publication options that include web, CD and DVD publication possibilities, and develop the skills to work with and manage such technologies effectively. Students are encouraged to develop skills in all aspects and types of animation production and learn to write and think analytically about such creative work.

On completion of the Animation major sequence students should have the following skills:

  • an ability to implement and manage all stages of production of a professional digital animation project.
  • an ability to develop a unique production path for a digital project for a variety of publication platforms.
  • an ability to think and write effectively about innovative moving image animation work and digital culture.
  • an ability to use advanced digital image production technologies.
  • an ability to work in collaborative and team settings on graphic moving image tasks.
  • an ability to work efficiently to deadlines in an industrial setting.

Level 1 and level 2


Trimester 1 or trimester 2

ACM138Unit description is currently unavailable

ACN108Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 1

ACM132Unit description is currently unavailable

ACM225Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2

ACM133Unit description is currently unavailable

ACM239Unit description is currently unavailable


Level 3


Select 2 credit points from the following:

Trimester 1 or trimester 2 or trimester 3

ALX321Unit description is currently unavailable *


Trimester 1

ACM327Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2

ACM308Unit description is currently unavailable


* ALX321 - Internship units are normally undertaken in third level (or equivalent) and are subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should contact Arts and Education Student Support and Enquiries on their campus for further information.

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