Media Foundation

Area:
South Dublin City
Price: -
Duration: 1 year
Type:
PLC and Further Education

Course description

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Media Production

Providing a broad introduction to the Media, this course will be particularly relevant to those who are interested in pursuing a career in a media-related area such as radio, TV and video production, graphic design and photography.

It will also provide valuable foundation skills for further study in areas like communications, journalism, advertising and audio visual studies.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to those who have completed the Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. It is targeted at students with a specific interest in this sector who are willing to get involved and participate during the college year. Since places on the course are limited, applicants will be interviewed.

Progression

One of the main aims of the course is to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that will help students to progress via the FETAC Higher Education Links Scheme to courses such as (for example):

BA (Honours) in Film and Television Production – IADT (DL045)

BA (Honours) in Design in Visual Communications – IADT (DL043)

BA (Film and Broadcasting) – DIT (DT504)

BA (Honours) in Photography – IADT (DL042)

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to www.qqi.ie and contact the relevant universities and colleges.

Course Content

Film Studies

Script Writing

Digital Film Making and Post Production

Radio and Audio Production

News Writing and Newspaper Design

Photography

Photoshop

Graphic Design

Computer Illustration


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