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DK864
Film and Television Production

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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This one year course is designed to allow graduates of the existing Level 7 BA in Video & Film Production (and other similar programmes elsewhere) the opportunity to progress to a related Level 8 BA within DKIT. The programme covers modules to equip learners with the expertise to gain employment in the international and domestic film and television industry.  

In Semester 1, students partake in a 6-week Work Placement, along with the following modules:

  • Current Issues & Theories in Creative Media
  • Practice-Based Research: Methodology
  • Production Management

In Semester 2, students undertake the following modules:

  • Directing: Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Practice-based Researc

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This programme aims to update and modernise  the current Level 7 and Level 8 BA and BA (Hons) in Video and Film Production programmes with an ab-initio 4-year Level 8 degree programme in the Section of Creative Media to ensure that we continue to meet with with changing industry requirements for our graduates.


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates will be equipped with the core competencies to engage in further professional training for any of the following careers:

  • Art Director
  • Assistant Director
  • Camera Operator
  • Director
  • Editor (on/off-line)
  • Focus-Puller
  • Lighting Cameraman/Director of Photography
  • Location Manager
  • Producer
  • Production Designer
  • Production Manager
  • Production Assistant
  • Scriptwriter
  • Sound recordist/mixer 



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