Game Design Menu
Overview of Game Design Courses at Clane College
Want to learn to create your very own computer games? All of our games design courses have been formulated to give you a well rounded, hands-on educational experience, with lots of practical assignments and projects to work on. Our computer game lab has been fitted out with excellent hardware and a full suite of software tools, allowing you to unleash the creative artisan within.
Furthermore, in consideration of the fact that peoples schedules and resources vary greatly - especially in economic times such as these - we have designed courses to suit any budget, starting at just €295! Or if you really want to get into the nitty-gritty, you can take our Full Time Game Design Course. It's time to start making games!
Irish Games Industry Grows 400%
According to the research of respected academics in the irish field, such as Aphra Kerr & Anthony Cawley, the games industry in Ireland has experienced rapid
growth over the past several years. Two reports published in 2002 and 2009 indicate that the industry has grown by over 400% between those years! This makes games development and design one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the Republic of Ireland. Due to this, the opportunities for progression and career development in Ireland have increased dramatically. In short, there has never been a better time to get into Game Development. For more detailed information on this topic, please read the comprehensive article on gamedevelopers.ie.
Presently, we are running two Game Design courses, one by day and one by night:
Graduates of Game Development & Design courses in Ireland may pursue employment in the games industry in any of the following roles:
- Game/level Designer
- Game Developer (Programmer)
- Sound Engineer
- Game Tester/QA
- 3D Artist (Characters & Environments)
- Technical Artist
- Concept Artist
- 2D Artist/Texture Artist
Registration & Enquiries
If you are interested in the possibility of studing game design with us, please feel free to browse the pages of this site -- in particular the various course descriptions, for additional information. If you would like to make further enquiries with respect to these, or if you would like to be advised on the enrolment process, please feel free to contact us anytime:
Tel: 045 893 676