Digital Film & Video

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Digital Film & Video
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY427
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters BA
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Points Score 160
Minimum Five O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet the ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.


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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.

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Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 24
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Is this course for you?
This programme has been designed to cater for emerging opportunities across the digital film and video sector. The key areas of digital film production are covered including pre- production planning, story & script, audio, de...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Semester 1
• Visual Enquiry (M)
• Photo Basics (M
• Sound Basics (M)
• Communications & Creative Process (M)
• Art & Design History 1 (M)

Year 1
Semester 2
• Moving Image Basics (M)
• Sound Recording: Mixing & Production (M)
• Exp...

Careers or Further Progression Career opportunities
Graduates from this programme are multi- skilled and may find employment with film, media & design companies, small creative enterprises or freelance in a range of fields.

Graduate careers typically
• Pre-production Designer
• On Location Film Crew Member – Camera/ Sound
• Post Production Editor
• Special Effects Producer
• Independent Film/Video Producer

Follow-on courses
• Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.
Further Enquiries Department Administration Telephone: (074) 918 6206 / 6210
Head of Department: Nollaig Crombie
Telephone: (074) 918 6203
Points History
Year Points
2018 172
2017 178
2016 140