TV & Media Production

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name TV & Media Production
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW547
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+5 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths O6/H7

Second Chance Maths Exam
Institute of Technology Carlow will hold a Mathematics examination for applicants who have applied through CAO for any of the following programmes that require certain minim...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI-FET (FETAC)
Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

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Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applicants should also apply via the CAO. Applicants should tick the relevant box/ boxes for special categorie...

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Number of Places 15
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

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Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is TV and Media Production?
The Bachelor of Science Honours in TV and Media Production is a hands-on course where students find themselves completely immersed in the practical world of media production.

Course Structure
This course allows s...

Subjects Taught

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YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Introduction to Video Production
Media Technology
Introduction to Media Production
Principles of Light and Sound
Scriptwriting
Introduction to Audio for Visual Media
Visual Culture

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Comment Special Features
• 60% of the course is practical work.
• 70% of the course is assessed through continuous assessment in place of exams.
• Dedicated TV and audio studio and editing facilities.
• Editing suite with all of the latest editing and animation software (AVID, Adobe, ProTools).
• Location filming on and off campus.

Exit Award
• Bachelor of Science in TV and Media Production (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of this course will be equipped to:
• Design content for interactive websites
• Research, plan and manage TV and film productions
• Create motion graphics and visual effects to professional broadcast standards...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Trina Rea
BA (Hons), MA
E: trina.rea@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 303
2020 301
2019 306