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Ballsbridge College of Further Education

Ballsbridge College of Further Education


 

Web Authoring & Multimedia


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

 
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Description...
This course is designed to equip students with specialist skills in the use and design of digital multimedia including graphics, sound and digital movies for web-based presentation on the internet. It will involve training in the specialist computer graphics, animation and multimedia software packages in current use.

This course is particularly suited to those who have an interest in computer graphics and web-based multimedia. Successful students will need an artistic flair for use in multimedia-rich website development and a deep commitment to developing the wide range of computer skills necessary for this fast changing environment.

 

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.

Image Processing
Web Authoring
Multimedia Authoring
Media Analysis
Multimedia Project Development
Internet
Design
Communications
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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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