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Creative Digital Media Production

Course Code(s):  5M18518 AV5
QQI Award Code:  5M18518 Media Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M18518 AV5
QQI Award Code 5M18518 Media Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is an excellent foundation course for Media Degrees in IADT, ITT, DKIT, DIT, NUI Maynooth and other Universities and Institutes of Technology.

Learners will create a portfolio of work including Radio, Film and Photography. This course enables the learner to develop a range of Techniques used in todays Digital Media. Learners will gain practical knowledge of how different media products are produced as well as an understanding of how the relationships between producer, financing and the audience impact on one another.

What will you Study?

Radio Programme Production 5N1379
Film Production 5N0637
Media Analysis 5N1298
Scriptwriting 5N18476
Desktop Publishing 5N0785
Traditional Black and White Photography 5N0757
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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

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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
5M18518

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