Level 5 Certificate in Media Studies (Creative Media) (Course Code 5M5048)

  • Aims

    This one year full-time course is designed to afford students the opportunity to become familiar with the various fields of journalism, digital film production, games studies, photography and image design.


  • Entry Requirements

    Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent, combined with an interest in media and creativity. Students are required to have access to a digital camera to fulfill the course requirements.

    Applications are welcome from all students especially mature students (over 23 years of age).
    Applicants may be subject to garda vetting.
  • Career Opportunities

A broad range of positions in the print and broadcast media, freelance photography, design, gaming and advertising positions.

Opportunities for Further Study

Athlone Institute of Technology (Higher Cert in Business in Social Media Marketing)

Dublin Institute of Technology (BA and BA(Hons) in Creative Digital Media)

Limerick Institute of Technology (Higher Cert in Engineering in Technology in Video and Sound Technology - Level 6, BSc(Hons) in Multimedia Programming and Design - Level 8, BSc in Information Technology Creative Multimedia - Level 7, BSc(Hons) in Computing - Games Design and Development - Level 8)

Course content

Games Design Analysis
Digital Film
Intercultural Studies
Image Processing
Media Analysis
• Safety and Health at Work
Work Experience


QQI level 5 Certificate in Media Studies (Creative Media)


Course Leaflet

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