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Creative Media & Web Development

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

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

Course Description

The aim of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills to design and develop digital creative media products. These include computer games, multimedia products and web sites. Successful candidates will have acquired a broad range of skills, which qualifies them to either progress to higher education or to work in a range of digital media industries.

What will you Study?

Design Skills
Multimedia Authoring 5N1299
Multimedia Project Development 5N1300
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Web Authoring 5N1910
Animation
Music Technology 5N1640
Image Processing 5N1292
Digital Movie Processing 5N1605
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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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.
Digital Media Content Manager   Animator  
CAD Technician   Digital Media Designer  
Data Scientist   ICT Staff - EU  
Software Production Co-ordinator   Network Administrator  
Database Administrator   Web Designer / Developer  
Web Editor   Network Engineer  
Multimedia Technical Manager   Web / Scrum Master  
Games Designer   Multimedia Producer  
Multimedia Designer   App Developer - Android /iOS  
IT Consultant   IT Security Specialist  
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist   Test Lead - Software  
Games Tester   Software Developer / Architect  
Games Programmer   Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Technician  
Computer Scientist   Technical Architect - Data  
Big Data Specialist   Computer Systems Analyst  
IT Manager   Computer Hardware Engineer  
Data Analyst   Computer System Administrator  
Software Engineer   Computer Systems Technician  
Computer Programmer   Forensic Computer Analyst  
IT Project Manager   Software Localisation Engineer / Tester  
Multimedia Writer   Computer / IT Support Specialist  
Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist   Computer Assembly Technician  
Computer Trainer / Instructor   IT Trainer  
Telecommunications Engineer   Electronic Engineer  
Information Officer   Librarian / Archivist / Curator  
Broadcasting Researcher   Newspaper - Magazine Editor  
Desktop Publisher   Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport  
Broadcasting Production Assistant   Media Researcher  
Journalist / Reporter   Literary agent  
Writer   Journalist - Radio / Television  

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.
Computers & ICT
Media & Publishing
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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