Dunboyne College of Further EducationCreative Digital Media QQI Level 5

Creative Digital Media QQI Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Type:
Further Education and PLC
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

Creative Digital Media
Creative Media 5M5048 or Multimedia Production 5M2146

This one-year course will aim to offer
participants 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, 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.
COURSE CONTENT
The following modules will be offered in 2021,
subject to availability and demand:
• Animation Drawing Skills
• Games Analysis
• Design Skills
• Multimedia Authoring
• Multimedia Project Development
• Web Authoring
• Radio Programme Production
• Work Experience
• Mathematics
• Teamworking
CERTIFICATION:
• QQI Level 5 in Creative Media
5M5048 or Multimedia Production
5M2146
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
There is now a large number of places
in computer courses in Universities
and in many local IT colleges for
students 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.
There are also places in UCC, TU Dublin,
Marino, Carlow IT and Letterkenny
IT. There are many opportunities for
employment in areas like web design,
multimedia production, computer
game production, advertising and so
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
(Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin – Blanchardstown: TU981
Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 4
Years)
TU Dublin – Blanchardstown: TU981
Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• 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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