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DC133
Multimedia

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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 QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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This course explores the technology used to create interactive media. It combines conceptual and creative dimensions alongside the technological.

It will suit those with an interest in making new multimedia services and products or those intersted in telling stories in innovative ways.

Modules offered include Digital Storytelling, Sound Production, Photography, Web Design, Digital Video Production, 3D Modelling and Animation, Scriptwriting and E-Learning.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
ERPXX  5M4511  Radio Production
EMPXX    Media Production
ADESX  5M2208  Design
EMMPX  5M2146  Multimedia Production
  5M15960  Media Production
ETFPX  5M5158  Film and Television Production
CITXX    Information Technology
EPAMX  5M2011  Music
AGDXX  5M1995  Graphic Design
  5M0528  Media Production
  5M18518  Media Production
  5M18519  Film and Television Production
EPXXX  5M2094  Photography
ADESX  5M2208  Design
  5M5048  Creative Media


Essential Module Requirements:
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Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Individual and Group project work are an integral part of this programme and contribute to the overall grade.

Graduates enter careers as Visual Designer, Web Developer, Animator, in the areas of Web Design, Digital Media, Broadcasting (TV and Film), Animation, Advertising and Games Companies.



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