Media Studies Level 5

Area:
Westmeath
Price: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Type:
PLC and Further Education
Times:
One Academic Year

Course description

MEDIA STUDIES – Certificate in Creative Media (5M5048)

AIMS

This course is designed to afford students the opportunity to become familiar with the various fields of journalism, digital photography, games studies, advertising and digital image design.  Successful candidates will acquire a broad range of skills, which will qualify them to either progress to higher education or to work in a range of digital media industries.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent, combined with an interest in media and creativity. Students are required to have access to a digital camera to fulfill the course requirements.

Applications are welcome from all students especially mature students (over 23 years of age).
Applicants may be subject to garda vetting.

COURSE CONTENT

– Media Analysis    – Games Analysis Design – Desktop Publishing – Image Processing – Digital Photography  – Work Experience – Communications – Word processing – Advertising

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course provides the basis from which a student may further his/her studies in the area of Digital Media. There are also a wide range of job opportunities in the Media sector including:
o Fashion Photographer
o Film Director
o Disk Jockey
o Screen Writer
o Special Correspondent

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE

Athlone Institute of Technology

Software Development (Mobile Applications and Connected Devices (AL705)

Social Media Marketing (AL655)

Dublin Institute of Technology

Game Design (DT508)

Photography (DT559)

Print Media Technology and Management (DT596)

Carlow Institute of Technology

Media and Public Relations (CW808)

Visual Communications and Design (CW047) (Wexford)

TV and Media Productions (CW578)

TV and Media Productions (CW 547)

Tralee Institute of Technology

Computing with Games Development (TL811)

Computing with Media Development (TL712)

TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting (TL802)

Animation Visual Effects and Motion Design (TL801)

 

GMIT

Film and Documentary (GA281)

Institute of Technology Sligo 

Creative Design (SG245)

Institute of Technology Blanchardstown 

Creative Digital Media (BN021)

Creative Digital Media (BN112)

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

– Media Analysis    – Games Analysis Design – Desktop Publishing – Image Processing – Digital Photography – Advertising – Image Processing – Work Experience – Communications

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:
• QQI Level 5 Certificate in Creative Media – 5M5048

Applications are especially welcome from Mature Students

 

GRANT

Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie


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