Creative Digital Media
Creative Media 5M5048 or Multimedia Production 5M2146
This one-year course will aim to offer students an introduction to the world of creative digital media, which is one of the fastest growing areas in the software industry as well as information technology which has been a growth area in Ireland for quite some time. From computer games to computer generated movies and from educational multimedia to internet banking, creative media graduates are always in demand. This course will provide an introduction to careers in the computing industry but will also provide an important stepping stone to third level courses leading to exciting careers in the multimedia area. During the course students may opt to seek work experience with organisations using multimedia and computers in everything from web application to games development. There is now a QQI Level 6 Certificate available in this area.
• Animation Drawing Skills • Games Analysis • Design Skills • Multimedia Authoring • Multimedia Project Development • Web Authoring • Radio Programme Production • Work Experience • Mathematics • Teamworking
• QQI Level 5 in Creative Media 5M5048 or Multimedia Production 5M2146
There is now a large number of places in computer courses in Universities and in many Technological Universities for graduates who hold a QQI qualification in either Multimedia, Creative Media or Information Technology. Students can also progress to Media Studies in Maynooth University or First Arts where there are over 175 places available for QQI entrants. There are also places in UCC, TUD, South East Technological University Waterford, Carlow and at Atlantic Technological University Letterkenny. There are many opportunities for employment in areas like web design, multimedia production, computer game production, advertising andso on. There are also many further study opportunities in QQI Level 6 courses and in programmes that lead to advanced entry to Universities in the UK.
EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:
Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science / Multi Media , Mobile & Web Development (t(Level 8, 4 Years) TUD – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: 241 Digital Business and Innovation (Level 8, 4 Year) TUD – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK863 Creative Media (Level 8, 4 Years) IADT: DL836 Creative Computing (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford: WD153 MultiMedia Application Development (Level 7, 3 Years)
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications.
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie