Module Title:Advanced Graphics
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In No Programmes
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Focus will be put on individual, practice-based learning. Each student will be expected to show their creative flair as well as their technical skill.
Module Aim: To enhance students' practical post production skills in editing and graphics. To provide students with experience using industry-standard softwares to a professional level.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Recognise skills and techniques used in the post production process. This includes the production of motion graphics, visual effects and compositing within virtual 2D & 3D space.
LO2 Students should be able to demonstrate their knowledge of industry standard softwares through in-class assessments as well as practical assignments.
LO3 Students will produce work that showcases their creative skill and talent, using the software(s) taught as part of this module.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Graphics
Utilise advanced motion graphics and compositing skills to produce polished and innovative final products. The student should be able to demonstrate the workflow and practical methods relevant in a professional post production environment. They should be able to use their technical skills in order to produce animated graphics. They should be able to seamlessly combine video, graphics and visual effects through advanced compositing that will reflect in their projects.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment60.00%
Project40.00%
No Continuous Assessment
Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project A creative visual production, using captured video and motion graphics. Students will work in a semi-autonomous fashion, implementing technical post production skills. 1,3 40.00 Sem 2 End
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Exercises and/or assessments based on various post production techniques. 2 60.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratory Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 2.00
Total Hours 5.00