Media and Film Production Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: POA
Duration: Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021
Type:
Further Education and PLC

Course description

What is Media Production?

This course offers learners the opportunity to develop knowledge and
essential skills in the various fields of Media Production. The Media
and Film Production Course is designed to prepare students for further
study or a career in the Media Industry. It provides an introduction to
skills required in Journalism, Film Making, Radio Production, Design,
etc. where learners will utilise professional equipment and software. It
will also provide valuable foundation skills for further study in areas like
communications, journalism, and audio visual studies.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Digital Editing • Media Analysis
• Multimedia Authoring • Film Production
• Radio Programme Production • Communications
• Writing Skills for Journalism • Work Experience
• Sound Engineering

Certification
QQI Level 5 in Media Production 5M0528

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 Media Production 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 UCD, UCC, IT Tallaght, DIT, Marino,
Carlow IT and Letterkenny IT and IT Blanchardstown IT. There are
many opportunities for employment in areas like Radio and Sound
Recording, Music Business, Advertising and Public Relations, Publishing,
Webcasting, TV, Film Production, Publishing, Multimedia Production,
Advertising and so on. There are also many further study opportunities
in QQI level 6 courses.

Higher Education Progression
UCD: DN520 Arts-Film Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)
Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years)
Maynooth: MH109 Media Studies (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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