Stillorgan CFE – Multimedia Production with Games Designs QQI Level 5

Programme
SUSI or BTEA

Award
QQI Level 5 Multimedia Production (Code 5M2146)

Location
Stillorgan College of Further Education, Old Dublin Road, Stillorgan, Co.Dublin

Duration
1 Year Full Time (Starts September)

Course Aims


The interactive media and games sector has been identified as a priority area for training as there is currently a skills shortage in this growth industry. This exciting course has been designed to provide the learner with the practical skills needed to commence a career in this dynamic industry.

The course has been developed in conjunction with the Fastrack to Information Technology (FIT) initiative. FIT is an industry-led initiative that responds to the technology needs of industry through providing training, support and career opportunities for unemployed people.

Students who successfully complete this course may wish to advance to Level 7 and 8 courses at Institutes of Technology and Universities, including:

  • BSc in Multimedia (Bachelor Honours Degree) - DCU (DC133)
  • BSc in Computing in Multimedia Programming - IADT (DL131)
  • BSc (Honours) in Computing Multimedia Systems/Web Engineering - DIT (DT504)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media - IT Tallaght (TA022)

Students also have the option to progress to Level 6 Multimedia courses offered in Stillorgan College of Further Education and other further education colleges throughout Ireland.

Modules


  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Multimedia Project Development
  • Games Analysis Design
  • Web Authoring
  • Computer 3D Modelling and Animation
  • Design Skills
  • Digital Movie Processing
  • Image Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Requirements


Open to those who have completed the Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. It is targeted at students with a specific interest in this sector who are willing to get involved and participate during the college year. Since places on the course are limited, applicants will be interviewed.

You may be eligible for a means-tested student grant or a Back to Education Allowance, depending on your circumstances. The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.