Creative Digital Media - with Portfolio Preparation (MEDIA - 5M18518)

Overview

Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Media Production

Providing a broad introduction to the Media, this course will be particularly relevant to those who are interested in pursuing a career in a media-related area such as radio, TV & video production, graphic design and photography.

It will also provide valuable foundation skills for further study in areas like communications, journalism, advertising and audio visual studies.

One of the main aims of the course is to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that will help students in progressing to higher education.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to those who have completed the Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. It is targeted at students with a specific interest in this sector who are willing to get involved and participate during the college year. Since places on the course are limited, applicants will be interviewed.

Progression

One of the main aims of the course is to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that will help students to progress via the FETAC Higher Education Links Scheme to courses such as (for example):

  • BA (Honours) in Film – IADT (DL843)
  • BA (Honours) in Television – IADT (DL844)
  • BA (Honours) in Design for Film – IADT (DL845)
  • BA (Honours) in Photography and Visual Media – IADT (DL833)
  • BA (Honours) in New Media Studies - IADT (DL837)
  • BA (Film & Broadcasting) – TUD (TU978)
  • BA (Honours) Media Production and Digital Arts - TUD (TU982)
  • BA (Honours) in Communications – DCU (DC131)
  • BA (Joint Honours) in Media Studies - DCU (DC291)
  • BA (Honours) Media Studies - Maynooth University (MH109)

For full details of QQI requirements for progression to CAO courses please click here. Simply enter the code for the programme you are interested in or if you are not sure of the code choose the Select by Institution option, then click on Go.

Course content:

  • Script Writing
  • Digital Film Making & Post Production
  • Radio & Audio Production
  • News Writing & Newspaper Design
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Design Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Course Cost:

In response to the cost-of-living crisis, we are implementing a significant reduction in fees for all domestic (EU, EEA, Stamp 4) students undertaking a PLC course in the upcoming academic year. All charges, excluding a nominal, non-refundable, registration charge of €50, will be waived.

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