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Creative Digital Media / Meáin Dhigiteacha Chruthaitheacha

Course Title: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media

Application for admission to add-on Honours Degree (Level 8) courses will be considered from graduates of a relevant Ordinary Degree (Level 7) course at pass level with a GPA of 2.0 or above.

Prospective digital creatives will be in their element in this course. We’ll help you find and develop your creativity and give you the tools and techniques to express it. Our student groups blend filmmakers, web designers, app developers and illustrators into a creative, exciting mix. We look for students with passion and flair, good visual awareness, and an interest in the internet and technology.

This dynamic course will supply you with the practical, creative and technical skills you need to succeed in the digital society and creative industries. It covers everything from digital media, web development, visual creativity and storytelling to design, video, documentary filmmaking and content management, and more advanced subjects in Year 4. Thanks to state-of-the-art Mac labs and digital media hardware, you’ll gain first-hand experience of cutting-edge industry tools and techniques. Our academic team is rich in industry and creative experience (see www.creativedigitalmedia.ie).

IT Requirements

A HIGH spec (i.e. able to run Win 10, an AV solution and Office comfortably. Be able to use Wi-fi and camera to attend online classes, use other hardware intensive software such as Adobe Cloud Premium suite, Visual Studio, AutoCAD, ProEng, so needs high RAM, larger SSD, Graphics acceleration, etc.)

Special Notes

  • Students in Creative Digital Media may choose a device running Windows or OSX (Apple) operating system.
  • Apple devices are available from the HEANET store.
  • Students are advised to purchase an annual subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud (all apps). This is available from the HEANET store. This approximately 20 euro per month. Please check up to date pricing on the HEANET store.

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website www.heanet.ie/store

  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Filmmaking
  • Web Designer
  • Game Development
  • Interactive Designer
  • User Experience Designer (UX)
  • App Developer
  • Animator
  • Creative Consultant

Please note, advanced entry is not being offered for now.

I have always had an interest in design and video and this course offers both. I had seen similar courses in other colleges, but this one was a lot more practical and involved hands on learning.  The best thing about it is the variety; there are enough subjects covered in this course so that anybody who comes will find something that suits them. It will allow you to explore how you create and what works best for you, to help you learn more about yourself and how you work best when creating content.

- Eoghan O’Carroll, Creative Digital Media

On graduation, you may continue to postgraduate study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.

TU Code



Level 8


Bachelor of Arts (Honours)


1 year



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