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Galway Technical Institute

Galway Technical Institute

Film and Documentary - Advanced


Course Code(s):  6M5130
QQI Award Code:  6M5130 Media Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Students who complete this course will be employable in the rapidly developing Media Industry in Ireland and abroad. In particular, students will be given an understanding of the various aspects of media production and develop the dynamic skillset required for professionals in the media sector.

Students will be afforded the opportunity to showcase their work throughout the year on various media projects. These include GTI's TV website (www.claddtv.ie), GTI's online newspaper (GTI Gazette) and GTI's radio station.

 

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.

Media Ethics and Legal Framework 6N5453
Media Industry Awareness 6N5505
Multimedia Sound 6N4525
Film & Digital Video Production 6N5428
Feature Writing 6N5805
Editing Practice and Techniques 6N5427
Digital Photography 6N3589
Documentary Production 6N5451
Communications 6N1950
Work Experience 6N1946

Optional Modules
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.

 

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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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