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Film & Documentary

Film & Documentary

Film & Documentary

Course Code: 5M5158

QQI Level 5

Course Details

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Course Outline

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to pursue careers in filmmaking with the opportunity to progress to graduate degrees and diploma programmes in Film.


Fees

GCC Registration Fee of €250 applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
  • Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
  • Those on a VTOS scheme.

An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

GCC Registration Fee of €250 applies to all learners. €200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
  • Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
  • Those on a VTOS scheme. An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except
  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Material Costs of €30.00 applies to this course


Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inisgov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .


Work Experience

Work experience takes place throughout the academic year where students gain a practical and supervised experience on TV and Film sets with industry professionals.


Special Features

Produce direct, film and edit your own short film, documentary and music video. Prepare a visual Portfolio for degree level courses using Final Cut Pro Edit Suites Film with state of the art equipment and showcase your work on the big screen.


Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.


Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

Course Modules

This programme module aims to facilitate the learner to develop the academic, vocational & personal language, literacy and/or numeracy skills related to Communications. It will assist the learner in understanding the use of modern information and communications technology integrated with the role played by communications and relevant legislation in human interaction.

Progression Routes

  • DL834 - Film & TV Production - Dun Laoghaire - IADT
  • DL837 - New Media Studies - IADT
  • GA281 - Film & Documentary - GMIT
  • MH101- Arts - Maynooth
  • TL802 - TV Radio and New Media - Tralee IT
  • DK863 - Communications in Creative Multimedia - Dundalk IT
  • DK864 - Film and Documentary- Dundalk IT
  • MH109 - Media Studies - Maynooth
  • CW578 - TV & Media Production - Carlow IT
  • LC276 - Creative Broadcast and Film Production- Limerick IT

Career Opportunities

Various graduates of GCC's Film and Documentary course CV's now include such popular titles as Game of Thrones, Ros na Run, Jack Taylor, Rasai na Gaillimhe,The Tudors and Bear Grylls to name but a few and many many more films and TV shows to come.

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