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Digital Media & Web Design

Course Code(s):  5M2146 CE05
QQI Award Code:  5M2146 Multimedia Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2146 CE05
QQI Award Code 5M2146 Multimedia Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course will appeal to those with an interest in computer graphics, interactive presentations and web-based multimedia. Successful participants will receive a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Multimedia Production. Learn how to author interactive presentations and video projects for DVD and how to design and develop websites using the latest standards and technologies. Learn about the design process and how to manipulate and develop digital and animated graphics.

What will you Study?

This course will appeal to those with an interest in computer graphics, interactive presentations and web-based multimedia. Learn how to author interactive presentations and video projects for DVD and how to design and develop websites using the latest standards and technologies. Learn about the design process and how to manipulate and develop digital graphics. Successful participants will receive a FETAC/QQI Level 5 Certificate in Multimedia Production.

Work Experience 5N1356

Communications 5N0690

Design Skills 5N0784

Graphic Design Skills 5N1978

Web Authoring 5N1910

Multimedia Authoring 5N1299

Multimedia Project Development 5N1300

Digital Movie Processing 5N1605
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