Course Description

TV and Film Course Level 6

Kinsale College

TV and Film Course.

This TV and Film Course is designed to prepare students to work in the Film and TV sector. This is a one-year course, which combines a range of digital video shooting, editing, special effects, audio recording and editing skills. Those who complete the course may gain entry into the second year of a Level 8 degree course. Students who successfully complete the Film & TV, level 5 course will be eligible to apply for this advanced course.

In addition, students are given access to an editing suite (iMac with Adobe Premiere Pro) four full days per week and access to HD video equipment, all week. They have access to professional Video, Sound and Lighting equipment. There are individual and group projects on the course. Furthermore, students are encouraged to produce short films on topics of interest to themselves, provided they fit within the given brief.

While the majority of this TV and Film Course is practical rather than theory based, this allows students to produce varied and substantial portfolios. Participants will do 10 days of work placement in a suitable area. The college will help students in selecting suitable placements.

The Award may enable graduates to gain employment in the TV and Film Industry.
As a result, learners can start careers in:

  • Camera Operations,
  • Scriptwriting,
  • Post-production Editing,
  • Researcher and freelance careers in the TV and Film Sector.

Successful graduates of the course can pursue 3rd Level Degree courses. This includes a range of colleges in Ireland and the UK:

  • Limerick Institute of Technology,
  • Institute of Technology Tralee,
  • Ballyfermot College,
  • Cork Institute of Technology,
  • Crawford College of Art & Design,
  • DIT,
  • Dun Laoghaire Institute of Technology.

Course Code 6M18534
College Name Kinsale College
Course Category Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Film Production
Course Location Bandon, Cork, Ireland
Course Start Date 3rd September 2018
Course Fee €500.00
Course Duration 1 year
Entry Requirements -For entry to Level 6 a full QQI Level 5 in a complementary area is required. -All applicants will be required to attend an interview. -An offer of a place on this course means that the applicant has met the minimum entry requirements set out and satisfactory presentation at the interview.
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