Course Description

Media and Film Production


This course offers learners 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 learners will utilise professional equipment and software. It will also provide valuable foundation skills for further study in areas like communications, journalism, and audio visual studies.

COURSE CONTENT The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:
•  Digital Editing
•  Media Analysis
•  Multimedia Authoring
•  Film Production
•  Radio Programme Production
•  Writing Skills for Journalism
•  Communications
•  Work Experience
• Desktop Multimedia Audio Production
• Computer Illustrated Graphics

CollegeDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course CategoryMedia Production, Media
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course Start Date7th September 2020
Course End Date14th May 2021
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at
Carear PathCERTIFICATION: QQI Level 5 in Media Production 5M0528 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES There is now a large number of places in computer courses in universities and in many local IT colleges for students who hold a QQI qualification in either Media Production Students can also progress to Media Studies in Maynooth University or First Arts, where there are over 140 places available. There are also places in UCD, UCC, IT Tallaght, DIT, Marino, Carlow IT and Letterkenny IT and IT Blanchardstown IT. 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 and so on. There are also many further study opportunities in QQI level 6 courses. HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: UCD: DN520 Arts-Film Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH109 Media Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)
Course Code5M0528
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