Bachelor of Science (Honours) TV and Media Production CW578

  • NFQ Level 8
  • CW578
  • 15
  • 365
  • 4 Years
  • Overview
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  • Career Prospects
  • Entry Requirements
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What is the Course about?

The Bachelor of Science Honours degree in TV and Media Production is a hands-on course where students find themselves completely immersed in the practical world of media production. This course allows students the chance to practically apply skills in writing, editing, camera, sound and graphics that they will acquire over the four years, but also offers students the theoretical and legal backdrop for their work.

Lecturers on the course have significant industry experience with national and international media outlets including CNN, Channel 4, Sky 1, RTE, TV3, CBeebies, BBC, ITV, RTE radio and Newstalk, as well as the independent sector.

These lecturers include scriptwriters, TV and radio producers, directors, animators, editors and camera operators.

Special Features:

  • 60% of student contact time is practical.
  • 70% of the course is assessed through continuous assessment rather than 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.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Graduates of this course will be eligible to progress to postgraduate study at either Masters or Doctoral level.

What exemptions will I receive?

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What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

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 standard
  • Understand the legal requirements associated with commission/broadcast programmes.

The range of career options open to graduates of this course is extensive and includes roles such as Production Manager, Media Content Researcher, Director/Producer for TV, Web Developer or Media Entrepreneur.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

  • 2H5 & 4O6/H7

Subjects required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7.

Subjects

For Further Information Contact

Programme Director
Paula Mulroe, BA (HONS), MA
Email: paula.mulroe@itcarlow.ie