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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code MND
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year course introduces students to the Media industry with a strong emphasis on the practical skills needed to work in Media and Broadcasting including Radio, Television, Online and Print Journalism. All aspects of this dynamic course are integrated and assessed through individual and group assignments and projects in the colleges state-of-the-art Radio and Television Studios. Many students progress from this Media Diploma Course on to Higher National Diplomas in Radio, Television, Journalism and Digital Media within Ballyfermot College of Further Education or further studies elsewhere.

What will you Study?

Communication Skills for Creative Media Production
Research Techniques for Creative Media Industries
Creative Media Production Management Project
Working to a Brief in the Creative Media Industry
Understanding the Creative Media Sector
Working Freelance in the Creative Media Sector
Music-Based Programming
Web Authoring
Factual Writing for Print
Presentation Techniques for Broadcasting






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