Dunboyne College of Further EducationCreative Digital Media 5M5048

Creative Digital Media 5M5048

1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept - May
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

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.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability
or demand and are subject to change:

• Design Skills
• Multimedia Authoring
• Multimedia Project Development
• Work Experience
• Digital Photography
• Graphic Design Skills
• Image Processing
• Design Skills
• Drawing
• Digital Marketing
• Computer Illustration Graphics
• Word Processing
• Communications

• QQI Level 5 in Creative Media 5M5048

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.


Maynooth University: MH601 Computer Science /
Multi Media, Mobile and Web Development
(Level 8, 4 Years)
TUD – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital
Media (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC133 Multimedia
(Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC241 Digital Business and Innovation (Level 8,
4 Year)
DKIT: DK863 Creative Media (Level 8, 4 Years)
IADT: DL836 Creative Computing (Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC131 Communications Studies (Level 8, 3
DCU: DC291 Arts (Joint Honours) Media Studies
(Level 8, 3-4 Years)
Maynooth University: MH101 Arts (Joint Honours)
Media and Cultural Studies (Level 8, 3 Years)
SETU Waterford: SE611 Multi Media 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

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