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Multimedia and Web Development

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Multimedia and Web Development

Course Code: CI061MT
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Multimedia Production
QQI Code: 5M2146
Duration: 1 Year
Multimedia and Web Development Level 5
Multimedia and Web Development Level 5

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
This course is designed to assist students in the development of a broad range of skills in computer graphics, video editing, interactivity, and web design. The emphasis is on using digital media for design purpose. The students explore the use of cross-platform software (Apple Macs and PCs) to plan, design and produce websites incorporating many multimedia features. Digital movies are recorded and edited using industry standard software, Premiere Pro. Students create and develop a wide variety of graphics suitable for print media and the web.

Course Content
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Multimedia Project Development
  • Design Skills
  • Digital Movie Processing
  • Image Processing
  • Web Authoring
  • Media Analysis
  • Digital Marketing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
Multimedia and Web Development (Year 1)
Multimedia and Web Development Year 1

Career Opportunities
Employment in this sector continues to grow rapidly and graduates in this area are very much in demand in the multimedia sector. Graduates will be competent to take up employment in the numerous multimedia related industries. Current multimedia employment opportunities lie in the areas of web design, graphic design, advertising, animation creation, digital image processing/editing and computer based training.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of multimedia may progress to a level 6 course in Multimedia and Web Development  (Year 2).
Elsewhere: Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).