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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This course provides learners with the opportunity to train for a career in Multimedia Design, Digital Video and Animation. Multimedia is the electronic manipulation of text, video, sound and imagery. This course specifically gives learners an opportunity to create characters and environment for a short animation video/film developed from scratch. Emphasis will be on drawing and design skills. It also enables students to develop their creativity. Learners learn how to use technology to develop and plan their ideas from drawings.

What will you Study?

This course provides learners with the opportunity to train for a career in Multimedia Design, Digital Video and Animation. Multimedia is the electronic manipulation of text, video, sound and imagery. This course specifically gives learners an opportunity to create characters and environment for a short animation video/film developed from scratch. Emphasis will be on drawing and design skills. It also enables learners to develop their creativity. Learners learn how to use technology to develop and plan their ideas from drawings.

Multimedia Authoring 5N1299
Multimedia Project Development 5N1300
Design Skills
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Computer 3D Modelling and Animation 5N1603
Digital Movie Processing 5N1605
Drawing 5N1862
Scriptwriting 5N18476
Music Technology 5N1640
Image Processing 5N1292
Graphic Design Skills 5N1978
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.
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Typographer   Digital Media Designer  
Arts Administrator   Architect - Conservation  
Ceramics Designer   Craft Designer  
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Interior Architect / Designer   Dressmaker  
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Creative Director   Camera Operator  
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Animator   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Graphic Designer   French Polisher  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Musical Instrument Technician  
Glassmaker   Textile Dyeing Technician  
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Modelmaker   Woodturner / Woodmachinist  
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Actor / Actress   Theatre / Television Designer  
Musician   Production Designer - TV/Film  
Performing Artist   Dancer  
Prop Maker   Composer (Music)  
Producer   Makeup Artist Assistant - TV/Film  
Choreographer   Lighting Technician  
Screenwriter   Sound Engineer  
Cartoonist   Singer  
Director - TV/Film   Pyrotechnician  
Stage Manager   Location Manager - TV / Film  
Piano Tuner   Band Roadie  
Stunt Artist   Designer / Maker - Craft  
Milliner   Tattoo Artist  
Visual Merchandiser / Window Dresser   Transport Design Engineer  
Boat Builder    

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.
Art, Craft & Design
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Media & Publishing
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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