Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Interactive Media (PDIDM FEB 20/21)

Griffith College (PDIDM 2021 FEB)
Key Programme Details

Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Interactive Media

NFQ Level

Level 9 About NFQ

Delivery Method



Part Time

ECTS Credits




General Information

Mary O'Carroll





Griffith College Dublin
South Circular Road
DUblin 8


Programme Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline


Start Date


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About this Course

The programme is designed for learners who already hold honours undergraduate degrees in computing, design, media or other creative disciplines. Industry professionals with equivalent experience may also undertake the programme. Learners include those working and seeking to work in the digital media sector, for example graphic designers, web developers (front-and back-end), mobile journalists who wish to progress their knowledge of the industry, and graduates from computing, design, media and other creative disciplines who wish to work in the digital media industry.
The overall aim of the programme is to provide learners with detailed knowledge, skills and competences in digital media enabling them to create and develop a broad range of digital media products and solutions for deployment. Learners develop robust and efficient solutions to meet client and end user requirements.

Graduates of the programme are capable of addressing industry requirements and challenges, taking up employment as UI / UX designers, web developers, graphic designers, videographers, digital managers, mobile journalists, in house e-learning specialists, animators, 3D artists and game developers. Graduates are capable of conducting research and development at the forefront of digital media industry. They not only integrate well with current industry practices but have the ability to cope with a wide range of emerging tools, technologies, and platforms and can self-direct and learn as new models or technologies become available.

Entry Requirements

The College accepts all qualifying applicants who meet the academic entry requirements i.e. those who already hold an honours undergraduate degree in computing, design, media or other creative discipline.

Applicants without the academic entry requirements may also apply for entry to the programme. All applications involving the consideration of Accredited Prior Learning (APL) or Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) are managed by the College’s APL / APEL committee in accordance with its QQI approved QAE procedures.

Timetable Info

Two evenings per week and Saturdays

Delivery Location

Griffith College Dublin
South Circular Road
Dublin 8

Delivery Notes

The course will be held on two evenings and Saturdays. Classes will run in Griffith College campus on South Circular Road Dublin. When feasible, learners should attend on campus classes; however all classes will be live streamed. Learners will be able to join in remotely, and will be able to ask questions and engage with the lecturer. Recordings of these classes will be made available on module pages on Griffith College's virtual learning environment Moodle. It might be necessary to attend few lab sessions in on campus labs.