Creative Digital Media | Dunboyne College of Further Education

Computers & Design Department

Creative Digital Media

Creative Media 5M5048 or Multimedia Production 5M2146

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Optional Year 2

QQI Level 6 Available

    COURSE CONTENT

    The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to availability and demand:

     

    • Animation Drawing Skills
    • Games Analysis
    • Design Skills
    • Multimedia Authoring
    • Multimedia Project Development
    • Web Authoring
    • Radio Programme Production
    • Work Experience
    • Mathematics
    • Teamworking

    WHAT IS SOFTWARE CREATIVE DIGITAL MEDIA?

    This one-year course will aim to offer participants an introduction to the world of creative digital media, which is one of the fastest growing areas in the software industry as well as information technology which has been a growth area in Ireland for quite some time. From computer games to computer generated movies and from educational multimedia to internet banking, graduates are always in demand. This course will provide an introduction to careers in the computing industry but will also provide an important stepping stone to third level courses leading to exciting careers in the multimedia area.

    During the course students may opt to seek work experience with organisations using multimedia and computers in everything from web application to games development. There is now a QQI Level 6 Certificate available in this area.

     

    CERTIFICATION

    • QQI Level 5 in Creative Media 5M5048 or Multimedia Production 5M2146

    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 Multimedia, Creative Media or Information Technology. Students can also progress to Media Studies in Maynooth University or First Arts where there are over 175 places available. There are also places in UCC, TU Dublin, Marino, Carlow IT and Letterkenny IT.

    There are many opportunities for employment in areas like web design, multimedia production, computer game production, advertising and so on. There are also many further study opportunities in QQI Level 6 courses and in programmes that lead to advanced entry to universities in the UK.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    • Leaving Cert or LCA
    • Mature students of all backgrounds
    • Other equivalent qualification

    All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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    EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

    Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

    TU Dublin – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years)

    DCU: DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 4 Years)

    TU Dublin – Blanchardstown: TU981 Creative Digital Media (Level 8, 4 Years)

    LIST OF COURSE FEES

    Exam Fee €50
    Non-Refund €30 €30
    Student Registration Fee €50
    Specialist Course Fees 2022 €120
    DCFE Total Fee €250

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