Connections between the student’s area of study and contextual, historical and professional issues will be emphasised. Semester 1 will focus on developing the advanced skills, theory and techniques that will allow them to negotiate an individual major communication project linked to a final thesis in Semester 2.
This programme should be of interest to graduates from design related subjects such as graphic design, visual communication, animation and digital media.
The programme can be completed in either 1 calendar year full-time, or 2 calendar years as a part-time course.
Students who have successfully completed this programme will have:
Motion Graphic Designers will find opportunities within graphic design, multimedia, web design, broadcast television, film, advertising, arts and corporate communications. Graphic designers who wish to pursue a traditional print career will also find their employability enhanced with this MA.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Applicants must have attained a 2nd class honours or higher at honours degree level (Level 8) in graphic design or a related area.An interview with portfolio will be offered to shortlisted candidates. The portfolio should display evidence of drawing, design, visual research and creativity.
The European Social Fund is the European Community's main tool for the development of human resources and the improvement of the workings of the labour market. It aims to tackle unemployment by making it easier to get access to the job market, by promoting equality of opportunities in the labour market, by fostering the creation of new jobs and by supporting the development of professional skills and qualifications. Many students attending courses at Letterkenny I.T. are supported from this fund.
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