CE09 Level 5 Computer Games Design & Programming



Through this course you will gain a solid foundation in computer games design and programming. The course provides an introduction to all aspects of games development from concept through to the development stage including both 2D and 3D games. 

entryEntry Requirements

Apply online or complete an application form and forward by post. Application forms are available on our website: Leaving Certificate with 5 passes or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in computer programming and design methodologies.

contentCourse Content

  • Computer Architecture & Systems
  • Computer Programming
  • 3D Computer Graphics
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Games Analysis & Design
  • Object Orientated Programming
  • Computer Game Design
  • Communications
  • Work Experience


FETAC/QQI Level 5 Computer Games Design & Programming (CITXX).


One Year - Full Time Study


structureCourse Structure

Learners are provided with the opportunity to critique a variety of games, explore game design processes and improve awareness of the design considerations involved with different gaming genres. Gain hands-on experience of the latest technologies in gaming to create and program computer games. Work Experience also forms an integral part of this course.

careerCareer Options | Progression

Holders of a FETAC/QQI Level 5 Certificate in Information Technology may progress to selected courses at Institutes of Technology/Universities. Alternatively, you may obtain employment in the area of computer gaming design and programming.


You will be assessed on the basis of:

• Assignments/Project Work

• Examinations

• Practical Skills Tests

infoFurther Information

For more information on this course, please contact the college office. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan Town, Co Monaghan, Ireland.
Tel: 047-84900 Fax: 047-81564, Email: