Certificate in Animation

Griffith College, Ireland
Certificate in Animation
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 1,966,582
Course Accredited By HECA
1 Years On Campus Undergraduate Certificate

Campus: Dublin Main Campus .This course also available in Part time. 


Take the first step to becoming a professional animator .This Degree in Animation (QQI Level 6) is taught by leaders in creative media education, Pulse College, and allows students to take their first steps to becoming professional animators.

  • Our partnered Certificate in Animation is available on both a full, and part-time basis over a one or two-year period and is taught on campus at Pulse College. This course covers the full range of topics from pre-production, production, and post-production in 2D and 3D animation, as well as the theory behind animation to create an in-depth understanding of the work you do and give you the best opportunity to break into the dynamic, and creative animation industry.
  • Students will gain experience in all the fundamentals of animation from 2D animation techniques to 3D modelling to storyboarding to Comic Books and Sequential Art.
  • You will receive hands-on training from professionals vastly experienced within the animation industry.
  • The practical nature of the course, including the development of a polished and exciting portfolio, will prepare learners for work in the sector.
  • You will be introduced to valuable professional workflows and teach you everything from the basics of animation through to full 3D modelling.
  • Small class sizes ensure that you get the one-on-one attention needed to perfect your technical and creative skills.
  • Our flexible study modes offer part-time Animation courses.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

For applicants under 23 years of age, entry onto our programme is based upon a course interview and achieving a minimum of:

  • 5 O6/H7 grades, to include maths and a language (English, Irish or another language) in your Leaving Certificate
  • Or FETAC Level 6 / HETAC Level 7 in Film/Media or similar field.
  • We will assess on a case by case basis applicants from Level 4 or above BTEC awards for advanced entry.

Additional Criteria

Applications from those (including visiting students) whose first language is not English should include an original or certified true copy of one of the following:

  • TOEFL Paper based 570 with a TWE (test of written English) score of 4.5.
  • Computer based 233 with a score of 4.5 in the essay.
  • Internet based 90 with a written score of 21.
  • Cambridge Proficiency Grade C.
  • Cambridge Advanced Grade A.
  • IELTS Academic Version 6.5 with no individual band below 6
  • Students who do not satisfy Pulse College’s English language requirements for direct entry will be required to take an English language preparatory course before commencing studies.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.

Stage 1

  • Animation Studio 1
  • Life Drawing
  • Storyboarding and Layout

Stage 2

  • Animation Studio 2
  • Sequential Art Design and Production
  • Texturing and Unwrapping

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