Course Description

Diploma In Film Production (Part-Time)

Pulse College

Film Production Course.

Pulse College’s Part-Time Diploma in Film Production is one of the most respected courses of its type in Ireland. The Diploma has been designed in conjunction with and run by industry professionals. In addition to in-depth training, you will get the chance to collaborate with experts and students from the Audio, Games and Animation courses within Pulse College, which fuels the production of a wide variety of professional quality work for inclusion in your final show reel.

Explore different genres, learn the technical skills, exercise your craft and most of all find your voice through film. Pulse College’s multi award winning tutors will be there to mentor you every step of the way. This hands-on, technical programme will give you the tools you need to follow your passion and make it a success.

Alumni have gone on to establish their own production companies and have produced work that has appeared at numerous international film festivals or been shortlisted for national film funding awards.


The programme is delivered by practicing industry professionals from disciplines including screenwriting, production, sound, cinematography and post production.

Throughout this stimulating and rewarding course you learn a variety of technical and creative production skills. You will be challenged to produce a diversity of professional quality work from commercial productions and viral videos to music videos and documentaries.

Key Course Elements

  • Shoot your projects in Ultra HD with our 4K Blackmagic URSA Cinema Camera, Canon’s Cinema Line C100, GoPro Hero 4’s and Sony PMW Ex1’s.
  • Light your creations with professional ARRI and Kino Flo lighting rigs.
  • Add stunning backdrops using our dedicated Green Screen studio.
  • Edit your projects in our post production facility kitted out with duel 4K 28” monitors and fully specced Mac Pro.
  • Colour grade and edit your creations in the industry standard DaVinci Resolve and Final Cut Pro X.
  • Get that perfect shot using our SteadiCam Pilot rig and fully body harness.
  • Break into the world of gripping with our advanced Matthews Dolly and Track system, Flag and Net kits, C-Stand inventory and much more.


Programme modules and content are subject to ongoing quality assurance reviews and will evolve to reflect educational and industry developments.

Course Modules

  • Short Film and Documentary Production
  • Music Video Production
  • Location Sound
  • Post Production Sound
  • Cinematography
  • Editing Techniques
  • Digital Photography
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premier and After Effects
  • Screenwriting
  • Freelance Employment in Film

College Name Pulse College
Course Category Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Film Production
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee €2,920 per year
Course Duration 2 years
Course Times Saturdays 11:00-17:00
Awarding Body FETAC
Entry Requirements -This course is a direct application course. Applications are currently taken through the Application Form below. Upon receiving your application form our Admissions Team will be in contact to discuss our payment options in securing your course place.-The programme is designed for all ages and skill levels, whether you are new to the industry, looking to up-skill, or wanting to learn new skills and enhance your career options within the film industry. No industry experience is required and applicants may be accepted without formal academic qualifications.-There is no interview application for this course but we would be delighted to invite you in for a private tour of our campus; to meet our course lecturers and gain further insight into what our course has to offer.-A proven interest in film and television production, and an interest in related creative media arts-Basic knowledge of computers (either Mac or PC) and video/audio software will be helpful, but not essential before starting the course.
Career Path •Film Editor •Boom Operator •Script Writer •Foley Editor •Colourist •Producer •Effects & Graphics Editor •DOP
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Course Provider

Pulse College

20 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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