Part-time, Evening, Blended, On-line Programmes

Animation (Evening Course)

Programme Aims

This programme will introduce participants to the area of Animation and will be of benefit to those interested in further study of animation at 3rd level, but is also open to those who simply have a general interest in the area and would like to find out more.
This can include beginners, secondary school students wishing to apply for Art College in the future, mature students or students who already have some knowledge of animation but wish to extend their understanding of the subject.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal academic entry requirements. This programme is specifically designed for those with an interest in pursuing animation professionally or as a hobby.

Course Content

  • Principles of Animation
  • Life Drawing working from a life model
  • Flip Book Principles
  • Zoetropes and Phenakistascopes
  • Scriptwriting and Storyboarding
  • Character Design
  • Introduction to Basic Computer Animation
  • Introduction to Basic Stop Motion Animation


Continuous evaluation will take place during the programme with final evaluation on completion of the programme.


An LIT Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.
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