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Carlow Institute of Further Education

Carlow Institute of Further Education

Multimedia Production & Digital Movie


Course Code:  5M2146
Award Code(s):  5M2146
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This one-year course/programme aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to work effectively in many areas of media. Multimedia production integrates media such as digital movie, worldwide web, CD-Rom, digital photography, film, video, publishing, TV and DVD, skilfully merging them with text, graphics, sound and animation to communicate in a powerful and holistic way.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Design Skills
Multimedia Authoring
Multimedia Project development
Communications
Work Experience
Web Authoring
Digital Movie Processing
Safety & Health at Work

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Advertising Account Manager   Advertising Copywriter  
Illustrator - Technical / Medical   Creative Director  
Typographer   Graphic Designer  
Screen Printer   Web/Scrum Master  
Games Designer   Android /iOS App Developer  
Multimedia Designer   Multimedia Technical Manager  
Multimedia Producer   Multimedia Developer  
Multimedia Writer   Director - TV/Film  
Screenwriter   Fashion Stylist  
Desktop Publisher   Originator  
Broadcasting Researcher   Newspaper - Magazine Editor  
Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport   Broadcasting Production Assistant  
Literary agent   Writer  
Journalist - Radio/Television    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Media & Publishing
Computers & ICT
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M2146