Taught course

Interactive Media

University College Cork · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Graduates of any discipline who have achieved at least a Second Class Grade II Honours degree, or those with an equivalent professional qualification, are eligible to apply, provided there is no significant overlap between their previous courses of study and the content of this course. Significant overlap may occur where candidates have pursued a Computer Science course with significant multimedia or digital media content. In these cases the selection committe with decide the eligibilty of the candidate. Applicants applying under quivalence will require approval from the Faculty of Science

Months of entry


Course content

The overall aim of this programme is to equip students from a wide range of backgrounds with a thorough understanding of the technology and industry-standard tools used in the Digital Media sector. Interactive Digital Media products seek to entertain, inform and inspire an audience. The creation of interactive digital media is a challenging and complex activity requiring a blend of creative and technical skills using a range of existing and emerging technologies.

Fees and funding

This programme received funding from the Government under a major initiative to meet IT skills needs identified by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs. EU Students admitted to this programme in 2009/2010 paid a reduced annual tuition fee of 2,000 euros. A similar fee will be payable in 2010/2011

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr. John O'Mullane
00 353 (0) 21 490 2142