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DL835
Creative Media Technologies

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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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 years
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This is a four year programme designed to provide graduates with a range of technical and interpersonal skills allowing them to work in a variety of roles in the audio-visual and digital media sectors and providing a strong basis for further study in related fields. Students will showcase a final project in Year 4.

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DL835 - Creative Media Technologies
Dun Laoghaire IADT

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DL835 - Creative Media Technologies
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in three modules, Plus a pass in C20139 - Mathematics or 5N1833 - Mathematics or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing or B20029 - Statistics or 5N2066 - Statistics or 5N18396 or LCE Maths.

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AV (Audio Video) installation, broadcasting, music production, content creation and networking companies. Graduates have been employed by AvCom, Digicom and Pearl AV. In the broadcast area, RTÉ, Setanta and community television have all hired graduates. In content creation, companies such as Brown Bag and QuicksmartAV; and on the networks/communications side, Vodafone and Intel.




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