This course in Creative Digital Media (Year 2) is designed to give students a practical understanding of current and future multimedia developments, applications and technology.

Creative Digital Media Year 2

Course Fees

€620

The Creative Digital Media (Year 2) 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 Creative Digital Media (Year 2) 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.

About This Course

Course Content

Communications

Editing Practice and Techniques

Graphics and Animation

Multimedia Technology

Work Experience

Digital Imaging

Digital Video Processing and Production

Project Management

Multimedia Sound

Web Authoring

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.

Further Study

Graduates of this course in Creative Digital Media (Year 2) 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).

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.

Certification

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Digital Media Production