New postgraduate Film & Media course opportunities at the National Film School, IADT

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Discover diverse postgraduate courses at IADT.

Renowned for its Oscar-winning alumni, the National Film School, are currently open for applications for world-class postgraduate courses.


“This is a challenging time for all of us, but also a perfect time to take that leap and gain new skills and abilities to either develop your current career or transfer to a new one.”

– Rónán Ó Muirthile, Head of the National Film School, IADT

MA Broadcast Production for Radio + Television

IADT’s National Film School MA combines practical skills with in-depth knowledge. Explore news, culture, sports, current affairs, entertainment, documentary and politics while learning from professionals, including RTÉ, Virgin Media, Newstalk, and TVM broadcasters.

“My MA allows me to travel the world creating content and documentaries. The course gave me the tools I needed to pursue my passion.” Graduate Peteso Cannon, Head of Production,

MA Creative Production + Screen Finance

Learn how to make a move, learn how to get a movie made. With in-depth insight into Irish and international film, documentary, drama and TV series, IADT’s National Film School MA includes collaboration, co-productions, financing, legal, sales, marketing, distribution, project acquisition and script development.

MA in Screenwriting for Film + Television

Explore and experiment while writing a full-length screenplay. Learn with industry-expert tutors, and workshop with National Film School guest speakers, including award-winning writers, producers and directors. “Having access to high-quality film equipment and TV studios gives emerging writers like myself an avenue to create magic from paper to screen without spending a fortune.” Derek Ugochukwu, graduate

Professional Development Certificate part-time courses now available in:

  • Multi Camera Television
  • Production Management for Animation
  • Radio Production
  • Research Methods for the Creative Practices
  • Single Camera Factual Production
  • Writing Television Drama
  • Application Closing Dates
  • Postgraduate courses: 4th June 2020.


Professional Development Certificate courses: 20th August 2020.


Email: and check for details + dates of live postgraduate Q&A sessions.

Cormac O' Meara

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