BA (with Honors) in Film and Creative Media

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September – October

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Rate: From 9,850 / year

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Our BA (Hons) program in Film and Creative Media provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in mainstream and new media, by combining traditional communication and communication. media production skills, such as photography and video production, with a high level of training in multimedia production, process and design. The program provides a focus on professional practices and applications necessary for the creative industries. Students will engage with professionals, clients, artists, and employers through the Creative Engagement / Internship module in the final stage.

The specific objectives of the program are:

  • Provide a rich and stimulating environment for critical creative practice in film, audio, photography, design and media and will provide undergraduate level training for students who wish to develop their careers in film and creative media.
  • Introduce students to the history, theory, values, aesthetics, and ideology of the moving image.
  • Expose students to new media research tools and develop a critical approach to the use (and misuse) of these technologies in films and media.
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  • Instill professional practices and ethical codes of behavior for apprentices and employees within the industry.
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  • Connect students to a network of artists, producers, and professionals.

Career options

Students will be able to access job opportunities in a variety of roles, from traditional to new roles, such as:

  • Creative Director
  • Art Director
  • Film director and producer
  • Film and television director
  • Production counter
  • Production buyer
  • Video producer
  • Special event producer
  • Animation / sound producer
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Visual artist and filmmaker
  • Media coordinator

Program structure

Year 1 is the development stage. Students will gain experience in audio and visual techniques.

Year 2 is the competent stage. Students will act more autonomously in the use of audio and visual techniques in creating a portfolio of creative projects.

Year 3 is the advanced stage. Students will carry out research and projects to produce a dissertation, giving them the opportunity to participate in detail with a topic of their choice.

The modules are structured according to the five streams:

  • Professional practice
  • Writing and creation
  • Theory and context
  • Audio production
  • Visual production

Admission requirements

  • S according to the new scale of common points for the certificate of Completion of 2019, applicants must earn a minimum of 2H5 and 4 O6 / H7, including one language. Subjects must include math, Irish or other language, and English.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • IELTS 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in any component < / span> (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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