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Creative Digital Media Year 1

Monday, 18 November 2019

Creative Digital Media Year 1

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

Creative Digital Media Year 1
Creative Digital Media (Year 1)
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, digital marketing, and web design. The emphasis is on using digital media for design purposes. 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

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
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).

At Cavan Institute: Graduates of Creative Digital Media may progress to a level 6 course in Creative Digital Media Year 2.