Mobile Journalism & Film Production Level 6


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Mobile Journalism & Film Production Level 6

Mobile Journalism & Film Production Level 6

Mobile Journalism & Film Production Level 6

Course Code: 6M18534

QQI Level 6

Course Details

Award Title QQI Level Status
Film Production Level 6 Open - Apply Now

Course Outline

The Mobile Journalism and Film Production course provides students with a broard understanding of the modern audiovisual media and its impact on the changing world of digital culture. This is a dynamic, practical, and vocational course that will develop your skills in recording audio and video, to the final stages of editing and producing for all media platforms.

Students will have the opportunity to explore and develop the art of TV Presenting, Interviewing, Autocue and Links to camera. Students will have access to professional camera and editing equipment.


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).

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

Students will explore all aspects of Film and Television giving them a knowledge of both behind and in front of the camera. Students will have the opportunity to explore and develop the art of TV Presenting, Interviewing, Autocue and Links to camera as well as Producing, Directing and Editing.

Students will have access to professional camera and editing equipment and to assist them in producing a show reel.


Entry Requirements

Suitable candidates must have obtained a relevant QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent to be eligible for this course.


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

Students will acquire a range of skills required to present and develop a portfolio over the year to television programmes to a professional standard
Student are introduced to the fundamentals of Documentary film making. Building on this, students through a combination of theoretical and practical work will produce and direct a number of documentaries.
Students acquire the practical skills, techniques and, styles of editing moving images. Students will work with Final Cut Pro X Edit suites and create a visual editing portfolio.
Students will learn a number of the key characteristics of film making including Production, Direction and Scriptwriting to name but a few. Each student will Produce and Direct a Short film as well as collaborate on larger scale productions
Students are introduced to the role and functions of the Art Dept within the Film and TV production process. Students will learn visual and practical skills to creatively interpret, research, source, construct and acquire the elements necessary to visually communicate a script.
Students are introduced to the role and functions of the Art Dept within the Film and TV production process. Students will learn visual and practical skills to creatively interpret, research, source, construct and acquire the elements necessary to visually communicate a script.
This programme module aims to provide a Learner with the personal knowledge, skills and capacity to participate in a suitable work placement under supervision for a limited time. It will also facilitate the learner to develop an understanding of the world of work and employment, Including the rights and responsibilities of both employer and employee.

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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