Course Description

This programme is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to design, develop and produce traditional and digital two dimensional (2D) animation working independently whilst under direction.


• Development of animation from
Lumière Brothers to the present day
• The role of animation in contemporary
• Trace the portrayal of drama and
emotion through moving images
• Terminology of animation design and
• Traditional animation principle and
• Devise an elementary script and create
initial figure and character concepts
• Ideas and plans for a moving image
• Learn how to create a storyboard
• Explore techniques for creating
• Create the illusion of movement
• Flick books, 2D digital environment
• 2D animation environment and
conversion implications regarding
raster and vector based artwork
• Timelines in animation software and

NOTE: For this programme computer
skills are necessary and previous use of
an Apple Mac is desirable

Course Code ME015
College Name Limerick College of Further Education
Course Category Animation, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Limerick, Ireland
Course Fee €240
Course Duration 12 Weeks
Course Times WED 19.00 - 21.30
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Animation 5N1551
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Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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Limerick, Limerick
Republic of Ireland
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