Media and Film Production

Media and Film Production

Media Production 5M0528


What is Media 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 2019 subject to availability and demand:

  • Digital Editing
  • Media Analysis
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Film Production
  • Radio Programme Production
  • Communications
  • Writing Skills for Journalism
  • Work Experience
  • Sound Engineering


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)

Entry Requirements

Leaving Cert or LCA Mature students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at