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Augmented and Virtual Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 1 year. Augmented and Virtual Reality gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Augmented and Virtual Reality at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

This one-year course will aim to offer students an introduction to the world of Augmented and Virtual Reality, providing students with the knowledge and skills to develop, design and evaluate immersive experiences with
virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.
Augmented and Virtual Reality is one of the fastest growing areas in the software industry, as well as, information
technology which has been a growth area in Ireland for quite some time. Over the last few years, VR has become more widely adopted due to increasing consumer and enterprise demand, growing use cases and a booming ecosystem. Virtual reality is most commonly used in entertainment applications such as video games, 3D cinema and areas including surgery, flight simulators and social virtual worlds.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Games Analysis Design
• Computer Illustrated Graphics
• Work Experience
• Communications
• Computer 3 D Modelling and Animation
• Computer Aided Design 3D
• Safety and Health
• Word Processing
• Illustration
• Multimedia Authoring

• Level 5 Creative Media 5M5048

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date17/11/2023
Course End Date23/05/2025
Course Duration1 year
Course TimeFull time
Entry RequirementsENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Carear PathThe aim of this programme is to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and competencies to design, build and evaluate immersive user experiences using virtual, augmented and mixed reality tools and technologies. Graduates will acquire core competencies in computing, design and animation making them suitable for employment in immersive design and development across a range of industries and/or graduates are eligible to apply for degrees to universities and technological universities for level 7 and level 8 degree places throughout the country such as TUD, Trinity College, DCU, UCC, DKIT, MTU, ATU and TUS to mention a few. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: TUS Athlone: US715 Software Design (Level 7, 3 Years) US713 Software Design for Virtual Reality and Gaming (Level 7, 3 Years) US821 Software Design for Virtual Reality and Gaming (Level 8, 4 Years) US822 Software Design with Artificial Intelligence (Level 7, 3 Years) Maynooth University: MH601 Computer Science / Multi-Media, Mobile and Web Development (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years) TU713 Computer Engineering (Level 7, 3 Years) TUD City Campus: TU984 Game Design (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC241 Digital Business and InnovationLevel 8, 4 Year) DC121Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years), DC131 Communications Studies (Level 8, 3 Years), DC291 Arts (Joint Honours) Media Studies (Level 8, 3-4 Years) DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK863 Creative Media (Level 8, 4 Years) DK820 Computing in Games Development (Level 8, 4 Years) DK821 Computing and Software Development (Level 8, 4 Years) IADT: DL836 Creative Computing (Level 8, 4 Years) SETU Waterford: SE611 Multimedia Application Development (Level 7, 3 Years)
Phone(01) 802 6577
Course Code5M5048
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