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TV Presenting & Film Production

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Galway Community College

Galway Community College
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5159
QQI Award Code 6M5159 Film and Television Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

To provide students with the advanced knowledge and skills to pursue careers in various areas of TV and Film production and presenting.Students will explore all aspects of Film and Television giving them a knowledge of both behind and in front of the camera. Students will have the opportunity to explore and develop the art of TV Presenting, Interviewing, Autocue and Links to camera as well as Producing, Directing and Editing. Students will have access to professional camera and editing equipment and to assist them in producing a showreel.

What will you Study?

Broadcasting Presentation Skills 6N5425
Documentary Production 6N5451
Editing Practices and Techniques 6N5427
Event Production 6N4800
Film and Digital Video 6N5428
Production Design for Film and TV
TV and Video Reporting
Work Experience
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
6M5159

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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