Creative Digital Media Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Type:
Further Education and PLC
Times:
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

Apply online at  www.dunboynecollege.ie

What is Creative Digital Media?

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 the 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:
• Games Analysis Design • Media Analysis
• Multimedia Authoring • Web Authoring
• Radio Programme Production • The Internet
• Communications • Work Experience
• Mathematics • Word Processing
• Digital Marketing • e-Business

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 140 places available. There are also
places in UCC, IT Tallaght, DIT, Marino, Carlow IT and Letterkenny
IT. Blanchardstown IT is introducing a BA in Digital Media with QQI
links. 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.

Higher Education Progression
Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years)
ITB: BN112 Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC133 Multimedia (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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