Course Description

Media and Film Production

This course offers students the opportunity to develop knowledge and essential skills in the various fields of Media
Production. The Media and Film Production course is designed to prepare students for further study or a career in the Media Industry.
It provides an introduction to skills required in Journalism, Film Making, Radio Production, Design, etc. where students will utilize professional equipment and software. It will also provide valuable foundation skills for further study in areas like communications, journalism, and audio-visual studies.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Television and Film Editing
• Film Production
• Radio Programme Production
• Writing Skills for Journalism
• Teamworking
• Work Experience
• Animation Drawing Studies
• Cinematography and Camera operations
• Media analysis
• Sound Engineering
• Documentary Photography
• Creative Writing

• Level 5 Media Production 5M18519

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CollegeDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course CategoryMedia Production, Media
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Course Start Date17th September 2024
Course End Date23rd May 2025
Course Duration1 Year
Course TimeFull time
Entry RequirementsENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Carear PathGraduates from this programme can apply to progress to the Higher National Diploma in Film Production at Dunboyne College. There are now many places in computer courses in universities and in many technological universities for graduates who hold a QQI qualifi cation in Media Production. Graduates can also progress to Media Studies in Maynooth University or First Arts, where there are over 175 places available. There are also places in UCD, TUD, UCC, Marino, Southeast Technological University, Carlow and Atlantic Technological University, Letterkenny. There are many opportunities for employment in areas like Radio and Sound Recording, Music Business, Advertising and Public Relations, Publishing, Webcasting, TV, Film Production, Publishing, Multimedia Production, Advertising. There are also many further studies opportunities on QQI Level 6 courses. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: Dunboyne College: DCFE HND Film Production UCD: DN520 Arts-Film Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC133: Multimedia (Level 8, 3 Years) TUD City Campus: TU983 Film and Broadcasting (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK864 Film and Television Production (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth University: MH109 Media Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) DBS: DB567 Film and Creative Media (Level 8, 4 Years) SETU Carlow: SE208 TV and Media Production (Level 8, 4 Years) TUS Limerick: US807 Creative Broadcast and File Production (Level 8, 4 Years) IADT: DL845 Design for Film (Level 8, 4 Years) IADT: DL843 Film (Level 8, 4 Years) ATU Galway: AU615 Film and Documentary (Level 8, 3 Years)
Course Code5M18519
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