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Monaghan Institute

Monaghan Institute


 

Advanced Certificate in Digital Media & Web Design


Course Code:  6M5132
Award Code(s):  6M5132
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is designed to equip the learner with a high level of knowledge, skill and competence within a range of subjects related to the multimedia industry. There is an emphasis on project management, digital video, image processing, animation, web technology and multimedia production as well as creative marketing and multimedia industry awareness.

This course aims to provide an educational foundation for a range of creative, technical and management careers in Multimedia. Course studies are directly relevant to the digital media field in which learners intend to seek employment.

 

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

Multimedia Technology
Multimedia Project Development
Graphics & Animation
Digital Video Processing & Production
Digital Imaging
Web Authoring
Relational Database
Personal & Professional Development
Communications

 

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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.
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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    

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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.
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