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An education in Mechanical Engineering would be preferable. I would advise them to get as much diverse work experiences as possible, even if these jobs are not engineering related.
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TV & Film - Moving Image - HND

Course Code(s):  MB MT
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code MB MT
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This two year course develops advanced practical skills in all aspects of film and television production. Learners work to professional briefs to produce and direct films and documentary films. In conjunction with the Performing Arts HND learners will work with actors directing them in individual projects throughout both years of study. Learners will individually produce and direct a film, documentary film, promotion video and a television drama. Learners will have the opportunity to achieve an honours degree with one additional year of study.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
Film Studies
Practical Skills
TV Studio Production
Documentary Film Production
Script Writing
Research Techniques
Sound for the Moving Image Film
Editing
Project Design

Year 2 :
Special Subject Investigation
Producer
Music Video Production
Director
Career Development
Contextual Studies
Animation Techniques
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