Animation and Illustration at Athlone Institute of Technology created in Ireland is viewed in over 120 territories worldwide. While it is still a relatively niche area, with around 1200 people employed in the industry, animation in Ireland is growing rapidly with a host of successful home-grown animated series, feature films and co-productions hitting the screensWhilst on this programme you will develop into an imaginative, confident, creative individual capable of thriving, exploiting and adapting to a rapidly changing visual culture and world of communication, education, entertainment, and advertising.
You will be allowed to give full vent to your creativity and explore all sorts of areas where your illustration and animation skills could be used. You will be encouraged to cultivate your creative abilities and technical skills through an understanding of the connections between illustration and animation and by creating sequential narratives using traditional and cutting-edge digital image-making techniques. This programme will particularly suit applicants who wish to work in creative industries that value artistic talent, inventiveness and individuality.
The BA (Hons) in Animation & Illustration will equip graduates to carry out a number of roles in animation production associated with short films, feature animations, TV production and TV advertising, special effects and short films. Other specific roles titles include: background artists, 3D artist, animator, CGI animator, agency illustrator, illustration artist assistant and character artist.
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- Explorative Practice/Drawing
- Explorative Practice/Animation
- Explorative Practice/Image-Making
- Explorative Practice/Ideation
- Creativity in Context
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- EEA students deadline: 1 February
DisciplinesVisual Arts View 43 other Masters in Visual Arts in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants must be 17 years of age in January in the year of entry to programme of study at AIT.
- Applicants must have successfully completed High School Diploma with good grades in Mathematics and English (average of 60%). Indian applicants must have completed Standard XII Examinations with minimum average of 60% in English and Maths.
International10000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
- Be a first time undergraduates
- Hold EU Nationality
Living costs for Athlone
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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