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Possibly useful qualities/interests:

A predisposition towards technical problems, such as puzzles or machinery. An interest in the nature of how things work, such as the desire to disassemble machinery/gadgetry to unlock its inner workings.

An inventive side; one who uses the parts of other gadgets, to make a new personalised gadget. Interested in high tech gear: gadgetry of all forms.

A capacity to learn processes for oneself e.g. seeing a puzzle solved and then repeating it.

Skills: Technical subjects such as Maths or electronics. Programming is very accessible to anyone with a basic home PC and some internet connection so try it out and see if you like it.

Values: If you value the solving of an intricate, convoluted problem, for it's own sake and find that rewarding, then any engineering job will come easily.

Education: Firm basis in Maths and the sciences. People are hired into engineering positions here from backgrounds such as science and computing primarily.

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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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DL829
Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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633#

2014 Points

633#

Change from 2013: 

-52

Points History:

2013 - #685
2012 - 875#
2011 - #860
2010 - #895*
2009 - New

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Designing for the stage or screen is a highly creative discipline which involves many different skills: design, research, creativity, problem-solving and technical insight in realising the visual world of the performance.

A unique course in Ireland where you will learn the process of designing for Stage and Screen.


 
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DL829 - Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design)
Dun Laoghaire IADT

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DL829 - Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design)
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This course will accept any FETAC Major award as an entry requirement. Click on the link below to view a list of FETAC courses that are from the same career sector. Note you can expand the list by using the filters on the list page.

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Essential Module Requirements:

3 Distinctions


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You may work as a freelance independent designer/craftsperson in Theatre, Film and Video productions in the entertainment, media and cultural industries. Or you could establish an independent business unit.
You could establish a career as a Set Designer, (Trainee/Assistant) Art Director, Production Designer, Wardrobe Assistant, Wardrobe Mistress/Master, (Trainee/Assistant) Costume Designer, Make-up Assistant/Supervisor, (Trainee/Assistant) Make-up Artist, Set Dresser, and Props Buyer.



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