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Digital Media Higher National Diploma

Course Description

Note: Course shadowing as part of work experience is available for this course.

A Digital Art & Design Course for Creatives!

This diverse and fast-paced course provides professional training in areas of motion graphics, compositing, 3D graphics, visual effects and animation. Students learn how to research and generate ideas and gain the design skills needed to produce high-end, mouth-watering graphics. We provide a rock-solid foundation in all the skills required to work as part of a team, or to specialise in the area that best suits a student’s skills. Year 2 focuses on advanced motion graphics and editing, 3D character animation, 3D cinematography. These skills equip students for motion design, visual effects (VFX), 3D modelling for game design and film and television.

See the exciting directions our current graduates are moving on to!

Digital Media at CSN is a special course because the qualification you achieve is an internationally recognised BTEC Higher National Diploma. This is part of the UK framework where it is equivalent in value to a foundation degree.  

As well as being eligible to apply to courses in Irish IT colleges and the MTU for entry into second year, Digital Media HND graduates can apply to a range of UK colleges and universities to do a one-year top-up to achieve an Honours Degree. 

In that way this course can be viewed as the first two years of a three-year degree. 

Successful completion of Year 1 earns you a Higher National Certificate (HNC) and progression into Year 2 to study for the full BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND). 

On completing this course, if you do not wish to take the 3rd level route, you are still very well equipped to go directly into the workplace. 

CSN Digital Media- A course for creatives!
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Dion O'Sullivan, Digital Media BTEC HND Graduate

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