Our course in Creative Digital Media (Year 1) 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 purposes.

Creative Digital Media Year 1

Course Fees


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.

About This Course

Course Content


Image Processing

Multimedia Project Development

Digital Marketing

Design Skills

Media Analysis

Web Authoring

Digital Movie Processing

Multimedia Authoring

Work Experience

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.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute: 

Graduates of this course in Creative Digital Media (Year 1) may progress to the level 6 courses, Creative Digital Media (Year 2) or Computer Games Development (Year 2). 


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).

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 employment opportunities lie in the areas of web design, graphic design, advertising, animation creation, digital image processing/editing and computer-based training.


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Multimedia Production

Ryan Madden

Niamh McGuinness