Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Peter LaComber from CRH plc to give some advice for people considering this job:

Peter LaComber

Consulting Engineer

CRH plc

Read more

Peter LaComber
Skills - organisation and attention to detail Interests - all things technical Education - basic engineering foundation course (degree or similar)
Close

Investigative?
Investigative
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Ballyfermot College of Further Education
Carlow College
Liberties College
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Course Details

logo imagelogo image
<
Back to CourseFinder

DK770
Theatre and Film Practice

Ed Zone

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 QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

Career Opportunities
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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
Druation goes here.....
184

2017 Points

184

Change
+14
Saves this course to your Career File if you are registered.

Summary... header image

This course  will develop not only skills in voice, acting and movement, but also in film studies and film production & post-production.

This programme will also allow students the opportunity to gain core skills in technical theatre practice, including set design and construction, sound and lighting design, costume design and stage management. They will also practice promotion, administration and management skills in their third year projects

Course Details header image

The new BA in Theatre and Film Practice will diversify the skills of potential performing arts students by allowing them to develop not only skills in voice, acting and movement, but also in film studies and film production & post-production.

Uniquely, this programme will also allow students the opportunity to gain core skills in technical theatre practice, including set design and construction, sound and lighting design, costume design and stage management. They will also practice promotion, administration and management skills in their third year projects.


From College Website...
Go...
DK770 - Theatre and Film Practice
Dundalk IT

From Qualifax...
Go...
DK770 - Theatre and Film Practice
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


LC Entry Requirementsheader image


To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

If you believe the data above to be incorrect, please let us know at info@careersportal.ie - thank you.


QQI FET/FETAC Links header image

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
Click on the link below to find PLC courses that also relate to this career sector. Note you can view more courses by adjusting the filters on the listings page.

 

View Courses (Filtered by Career Sector)

 

Essential Module Requirements:
Must possess at least 1 distinction or 2 Merits

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

Points Calculator for QQI Awards
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found HERE

Career Progression header image

The BA in Theatre & Film Practice aims to produce theatre and film professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to work as performers or producers within the diverse areas of cultural production both in live, recorded and digital theatrical and film/media formats in Ireland and abroad.

Our graduates will be equipped with the core competencies to engage in any of the following careers, amongst others:

  • Entry level in film and theatre as technicians;
  • Self starting entrepreneurial performance or creative artist;
  • Independent actor or creative artist who can work across multiple platforms – film/TV/On-line/installation/Site-specific;
  • Script-Writing;
  • Playwriting;
  • Radio or voice-over performance;
  • Arts Administration;
  • Facilitator;
  • Speech and drama teaching;
  • Community artist;
  • Events/festival management;



Related Coursesheader image

The following course suggestions also prepare for work in this Career Sector, and may suit people with similar Career Interests. They are from colleges in the same region, and might also be worth exploring. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings. You can Tag any of these courses from within the individual course pages.

Course Title College
Media and Public Relations Institute of Technology Carlow 
Digital Marketing (Wexford) Institute of Technology Carlow 
Digital Marketing, Communication and Public Relations Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Digital Marketing Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Graphic Design Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
BA in Animation Griffith College Dublin 
Animation and Illustration Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Visual Communications and Design Institute of Technology Carlow 
BA in Animation Pulse College 
Multimedia Web Development Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Computer Science / Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development (through Science) Maynooth University 
Media Studies Maynooth University 
Computer Science / Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development (through Arts) Maynooth University 
Computer Science / Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development (through Science) Maynooth University 
Media Technology Maynooth University 
Media Arts & Technologies Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Computer Science / Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development (through Arts) Maynooth University 
Arts - Music Maynooth University 
Music Technology Maynooth University 
Applied Music Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Music Maynooth University 
Music and Instrument Technology Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Theatre and Film Practice Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Production of Music and Audio Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
TV and Media Production Institute of Technology Carlow 
Film and Television Production Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Communications in Creative Media Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
TV and Media Production Institute of Technology Carlow 


Download our
Leaving Cert
Points Calculator

and Course Search App pointsCalcImage

Download our Points Calculator on the app store
Download CAOCalc+ on the google paly store