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Multimedia Production & Digital Movie

Course Code(s):  5M2146
QQI Award Code:  5M2146 Multimedia Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Carlow Institute of Further Education

Carlow Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This one-year course/programme aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to work effectively in many areas of media. Multimedia production integrates media such as digital movie, worldwide web, CD-Rom, digital photography, film, video, publishing, TV and DVD, skilfully merging them with text, graphics, sound and animation to communicate in a powerful and holistic way.

What will you Study?

Design Skills
Multimedia Authoring 5N1299
Multimedia Project Development 5N1300
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Web Authoring 5N1910
Digital Movie Processing 5N1605
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
EMMPX 5M2146

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising Account Manager   Advertising Copywriter  
Graphic Designer   Creative Director  
Typographer   Illustrator - Technical / Medical  
Screen Printer   Software Production Co-ordinator  
Network Administrator   Network Engineer  
Web Designer / Developer   Database Administrator  
Web Editor   Multimedia Technical Manager  
Games Designer   Multimedia Developer  
Multimedia Designer   Android /iOS App Developer  
Web/Scrum Master   Multimedia Producer  
IT Consultant   Geographical Information Systems Technicians  
Computer Systems Analyst   IT Security Specialist  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Data Analyst  
Test Lead - Software   Games Programmer  
Big Data Specialist   Technical Architect - Data  
Games Tester   Computer Scientist  
Forensic Computer Analyst   Engineer - Computer Hardware  
IT Manager   IT Project Manager  
Software Developer / Architect   Computer System Administrator  
Computer Systems Technician   Engineer - Software  
Computer Programmer   Multimedia Writer  
Software Localisation   Computer Assembly Technician  
Computer / IT Support Specialist   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
Computer Trainer/Instructor   Director - TV/Film  
Screenwriter   Fashion Stylist  
Information Officer   Librarian / Archivist / Curator  
Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport   Broadcasting Researcher  
Desktop Publisher   Originator  
Newspaper - Magazine Editor   Broadcasting Production Assistant  
Media Researcher   Journalist / Reporter  
Journalist - Radio/Television   Literary agent  
Writer   Lexicographer  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Media & Publishing
Computers & ICT
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.