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Sound Engineering & Media Technology

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Mallow College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5130
QQI Award Code 6M5130 Media Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a one year full time course which will benefit students who have completed the course in Sound Engineering and Media Production (Level 5) or equivalent. The course examines Sound Engineering and Music techniques with particular emphasis on Radio Broadcasting, Digital Photography and Video Production. This course will suit those who are seeking to progress in their professional development and who have a good understanding and knowledge of Sound Engineering, Radio & Media related topics.

What will you Study?

Media Ethics and Legal Framework
Media Industry Awareness
Work Experience
Communications
Film and Digital Video Production
Radio Techniques
Sound Engineering and Music Technology
Studio and Location Sound Production
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

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