Creative Media & Storytelling - Galway

ATU - Galway Campuses


Course Name Creative Media & Storytelling - Galway
Course Provider ATU - Galway Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code AU616
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years full-time.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Honours Degree (Level 8)

6 leaving Certificate subjects

A minimum of two subjects at grade H5 or better

Remaining subjects at grade O6/H7 or better

Subjects must include either English or Irish.

Mathematics is a required subject.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus points for Honours Maths
Students who achieve grade H6 or better in the Higher (Honours) maths exam will receive 25 additional points. Bonus points will also apply to Honours maths results from previous years. For maths results from 2016 and e...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI Leibhéal 5/6 (FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award at Level 5 or higher. A record achievement, a minor award or a component award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. You must have at least 120 QQI...

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Mature Applicants

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Mic Léinn Lánfhásta

If you are applying for first-year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1st January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”.

Do mature applicants have any advantag...

Alternative Entry

Expand+UK and Northern Ireland Applicants
Iarrthóirí ón Ríocht Aontaithe agus Ó Thuaisceart Éirinn

An award at Level 3 on the UK framework is the minimum entry standard for year one.

Standard UK/NI applicants
Standard applicants are those pres...

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Number of Places 24
Course Fee

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Rules on fees and grants are subject to change. Please check the websites of the HEA and SUSI for the most up-to-date information on the criteria for determining liability for fees and/or eligibility for grants. See

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Financial Support If you feel you may need financial assistance in university, apply for financial support as early as possible. The sooner you apply the sooner you will know if you are eligible for a grant. Applications usually open in March of each year.

You can check your eligibility on and
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+Programme Description
Storytelling is central to all aspects of our lives. From parables to fables, dramas to advertising, we have always relied on stories to inform, educate and entertain us. This 3-Year Level 8 honours degree programme offers stud...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1
• Cinematography
• Editing
• Audio
• Academic and Professional Skills
• Marketing Principles
• Culture and Society
• Website Design and Social Media Presence
• Digital Storytelling 1: Imagery
• ...

Comment Quick Fact
The demand for Digital Content Creators, with titles such as Content Coordinator, Writing Consultant, Podcaster and Blogger, increased by 49% year on year in 2021.

Did You Know?
This is a degree for the digital information era, aimed at those who want to work in the media and communication industry in a wide range of capacities. These could include marketing, advertising, community/public relations, news reporting, citizen journalism/blogging/influencing, etc.
Careers or Further Progression

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Our graduates will be equipped to work in a variety of industries and sectors including public, community, NGO`s, education, corporate relations and creative agencies.

Career opportunities could include working as content cr...

Further Enquiries Jim Vaughan,
Programme Chair,
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Points History
Year Points
2022 0