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Creative Digital Media (Year 2)

Monday, 18 November 2019

Creative Digital Media (Year 2)

Course Code: CI062MU
Course Level: 6
Award Title: QQI Level 6 Certificate in Digital Media Production
QQI Code: 6M20496
Duration: 1 Year
Creative Digital Media Year 2
Creative Digital Media Year 2

Entry Requirements
QQI Level 5 Award (or Equivalent) such as level 5 Creative Digital Media Year 1 or Computer Games Design, both available at Cavan Institute. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate industry experience.

Course Description
This course is designed to give students a practical understanding of current and future multimedia developments, applications and technology. The course is geared towards digital video/sound, animation, web technology, responsive web design and multimedia content generation and transmission. Students gain experience in software programs such as Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Cubase, Illustrator and Premiere Pro. The course, although theoretical, is also very practical and provides participants with a thorough understanding of multimedia development. Students design, plan, create and report on projects undertaken during the year.

Course Content

  • Web Authoring
  • Project Management
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Digital Imaging
  • Multimedia Sound
  • Graphics and Animation
  • Digital Video Processing and Production
  • Computer Illustration Graphics

Career Opportunities
Employment in this sector continues to grow 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 employment opportunities lie in the areas of web design, graphic design, animation creation, digital image processing/editing, education and computer based training.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).