Further Education

Further Education 2021-2022

Games Development and Design (Creative Media) 5M5048

This course was developed to help you to create a portfolio of work that will kick start your career in the exciting games industry. Learn how to apply your creative ideas and develop your technical skills by building 3D games and content in this exciting creative media course. This course provides a broad introduction to the various roles in the games industry by covering topics such as 3D Game Engines, Level Design, 3D Modelling and Animation, Digital Video Production and Computer Coding.

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.
  • Interview
  • Mature Applicants Welcome
Course Content
  • Games Analysis Design 5N1651

  • Image Processing 5N1292

  • 3D Computer Graphics 5N5029

  • Multimedia Authoring 5N1299

  • Digital Movie Processing 5N1605

  • Object Oriented Programming 5N0541

  • Communications 5N0690

  • Work Experience 5N1356

Optional Modules

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths.


This course leads to a QQI Level 5 certification in Creative Media (5M5048)


On this course you will be introduced to industry standard tools and will be guided through a series of exercises that will enable you to build content and develop a portfolio of your own creative work.

A modern laptop or desktop computer with a mid range processor (e.g. 8th or 9th generation Intel i5) and broadband internet access is recommended to participants of this course.

  • Student Services Fee: €175
  • DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
  • QQI Certification Fee: €50
  • Desireable Laptop or Desktop Computer with an i5 processor

TOTAL: €425

Medical card holders, Grant, BTEA & VTOS recipients are exempt from the DES Programme Participation and QQI Examination Fees.


This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May

Please note

GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.