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Dunboyne College of Further Education

Dunboyne College of Further Education


 

Creative Media


Code:  5M5048
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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What is Creative Media?

This one year course will aim to offer participants an introduction to the world of creative digital media, which is one of the fastest growing areas in the software industry as well as information technology which has been a growth area in Ireland for quite some time. From computer games to computer generated movies and from educational multimedia to internet banking, graduates are always in demand.

This course will provide the introduction to careers in the computing industry but will also provide an important stepping stone to third level courses leading to exciting careers in the multimedia area. During the course students may opt to seek work experience with organisations using multimedia and computers in everything from web application to games development. There is now a QQI Level 6 Certificate available in this area.

Career Opportunities

There are now a large amount of places in computer courses in universities and in many local IT colleges for students who hold a QQI qualification in either Multimedia or Information Technology. Students can also progress to First Arts in Maynooth University, where there are 83 places available.   

Next year IT Blanchardstown are introducing a BA in Digital Media with QQI links. There are many opportunities for employment in areas like web design, multimedia production, computer game production, advertising and so on. There are also many further study opportunities in QQI level 6 courses and in programmes that lead to advanced entry to English universities.


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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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