Course Description

Creative Writing for Digital Media

Creative Writing for Digital Media

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in creative writing and storytelling.  Students will explore various aspects of writing creatively and will be facilitated in developing both written and digital content for online platforms.

The course will focus on developing writing skills for both fiction and scripts as well as creation of promotional digital content for multi platform delivery.  Classes will be delivered in a relaxed environment and learners will be given the opportunity to build on existing and/or new story ideas.

The one year QQI level 5 course will encourage students to share and critique ideas in a supportive setting.  The skills to create media content to complement written material will be taught, giving students the necessary tools to make self promotional material for digital storytelling.

Course Content

Media Analysis, Creative Writing, Scriptwriting for Film and Television, Script Writing, Communications, Work Practice, The Internet, Image Processing


One year QQI Level 5

Progression Routes

Graduates can progress to Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production followed by a Top-Up BA (Hons) in Film and TV Production or Multimedia Journalism accredited by University of Wolverhampton and delivered in Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education.

Course Charges


This course is free for those over 21 and in receipt of a social welfare payment*. Click here for more information and to check eligibility.

CollegeColáiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Course LocationCoolock, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 17
Course CategoryCreative & Fiction Writing, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCreative Media
Course DurationOne year
Course Fee400
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate or equivalent. Mature students or those without a formal education are also welcome.
Carear PathWriting, editing, publishing, media, scriptwriting, television, radio
Course Code5M5048
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