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 utilise 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 / demand and may be 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

CERTIFICATION: • QQI Level 5 in Media Production 5M18519

CollegeDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course CategoryMedia Production, Media
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course End Date17th May 2024
Course Duration1 Year
Course TimeFull time
Entry RequirementsENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification All applicants may be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Carear PathCAREER OPPORTUNITIES There is now a large number of places in computer courses in Universities and in many Technological Universities for graduates who hold a QQI qualification 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, South East Technological University Carlow, Carlow IT 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 and so on. There are also many further studies opportunities on QQI Level 6 courses. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: UCD: DN520 Arts-Film Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU DC133: Multimedia (Level 8, 3 Years) TUD City Campus: TU983 Film & Broadcasting (Level 8, 4 Years) Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK864 Film and Television Production (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH109 Media Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) DBS: DB567 Film & Creative Media (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Carlow: CW578 TV & Media Production (Level 8, 4 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Limerick: LC371 Creative Broadcast & File Production (Level 8, 4 Years) IADT: DL845 Design for Film (Level 8, 4 Years) IADT: DL843 Film (Level 8, 4 Years) GMIT: GA281 Film & Documentary (Level 8, 3 Years)
Course Code5M18519
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Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland. Eircode: A86 WC91

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Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Dunboyne, Meath
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