Film TV & Screen Media Production

Griffith College Dublin


Course Name Film TV & Screen Media Production
Course Provider Griffith College Dublin
Course Code GC456
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) South Circular Road
Duration 3 years Full-Time / Part-Time / Blended Learning

Full-time students must be available from Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.30pm. Full-time contact hours sometimes go beyond 5:30pm.

Part-time students will have classes for 12 hours per week plus one Saturday session a month.

Part-time and blended learner applicants must apply directly to Griffith College Dublin
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate, or equivalent, learners must obtain a minimum of two H5 grades and four 4 O6/H7 grades, to include maths and a language (English, Irish or another language)
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements 25 bonus points will be added to the points score for Leaving Certificate Higher Level mathematics at grades H6 or above.
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
Holders of the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme apply in the usual way through the CAO system. Points are awarded on the same basis as the Leaving Certificate. The Link Modules are considered as a single unit and are awarded points based on the result per unit. The Link Modules can be used as a sixth subject for points calculations only.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme (LCAP)
The College does not recognise LCA subjects as meeting its minimum entry requirements. If combined with a Grade 5 FETAC Award, applicants may apply for a higher certificate or degree course in the College.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+FETAC/NCVA links to academic programmes at Griffith College
Griffith College welcomes applications from students who hold a full FETAC Level 5 Award which typically contains eight modules. A full award may be accumulated over more than one academ...

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Mature Applicants Applicants who are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January the year the course begins, may apply as a mature student. Mature students must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility.
Alternative Entry

Expand+This programme has been developed as an honours degree programme for school leavers as well as those mature learners who wish to attain a degree in film, TV and screen media production and go on to work in the industry. Learners must demonstrate a pa...

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Financial Support Tax Relief
Most programmes of two or more years’ duration have been approved for tax relief. Applicants should note that the qualifying conditions for relief may differ for full and part-time students. Relief is granted at the standard rate of tax, and details can be found at
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+This all-action course, with a huge focus on building practical skills, will help you direct the career of your dreams.

This exciting course has been created for people who have a passion for film making and storytelling on screen and have already...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
Production and Direction for Screen (10 ECTS)
TV Studio Principles (5 ECTS)
Writing for Screen (5 ECTS)
Film and TV History (5 ECTS)
Screen Culture and Theory (5 ECTS)
Introduction to Production Design (5 ECTS)
Introduction to Cinemat...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduates of this course have the option to continue their studies at Griffith College, or on Level 9/10 major awards in film, TV or screen media disciplines with other providers.

For example, if you graduate from this programme you are eligible ...

Further Enquiries Dublin
South Circular Road, Dublin 8
Tel: +353 1 415 0400
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Points History
Year Points
2022 246