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Waterford College of Further Education

Waterford College of Further Education


 

Advanced Certificate in Audio/Visual Media


Course Code:  6M5130
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Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
An exciting and experimental course for the digital age, ideally suited to anyone who wishes to pursue a career in journalism, music, game design, visual arts or creative multimedia.

It will focus on documentary production and story-telling, communication through waveform and music, creation of soundscapes for games and film and experimentation with audio/ visual technology. Students will be encouraged to experiment with modern modes of communication to create new sensory experiences for the audience.

 

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.

Radio Documentary Production
Documentary Production (Visual)
Multimedia Sound
Sound Engineering and Music Technology
Media Ethics and Legal Framework
Media Industry Awareness
Communications
Work Experience

 

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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  
Typographer   Screen Printer  
Architect - Conservation   Artist  
Illustrator   Photographer  
Potter / Ceramicist   Sculptor  
Costume Designer   Industrial Designer  
Textile Designer   Furniture Designer / Maker  
Digital Media Designer   Make-Up Artist - TV/Film  
Arts Administrator   Architect  
Packaging Designer   CAD Technician  
Camera Operator   Creative Director  
Illustrator - Technical / Medical   Dressmaker  
Fashion Designer   Film/Video Tape Editor  
Graphic Designer   Interior Architect / Designer  
Animator   Musical Instrument Technician  
Conservator - Museum / Art Gallery   Instrument Craftsperson  
Glassmaker   Modelmaker  
Jeweller / Silversmith / Goldsmith   Teacher - Art and Design   
Multimedia Designer   Web/Scrum Master  
Multimedia Producer   Multimedia Writer  
Director - TV/Film   Screenwriter  
Fashion Stylist   Originator  
Photographer - Fashion, Press & Sport   Newspaper - Magazine Editor  
Desktop Publisher   Broadcasting Researcher  
Broadcasting Production Assistant   Journalist - Radio/Television  
Writer   Literary agent  

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
Art, Craft & Design
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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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