Creative Video & Audio L6

This course offers students a choice from two strands, one to specialise in cinematography or a second for sound. Our Creative Video & Audio course will provide you with highly specialised skills aimed at media makers having an interest in either setting up their own audiovisual practice, gaining employment, or accessing further education. This course integrates video, sound and music technologies in a structured environment. The course will equip students with practical skills in the creative design, production and editing of media along with legal and business skills. Students will have a comprehensive portfolio of course work on completion.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Choice of specialising in either cinematography or sound
  • New for 2024/25
  • Develop a range of learning styles, strengths and needs
  • Digital arts suites with Adobe Premiere Pro® on Apple Macs
  • Build your creative portfolio
  • Professional spaces including our recording studio and performance studio
  • Substantial responsibility and autonomy for self-directed learning
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Sound Engineering and Music Technology
  • Multimedia Sound
  • Film and Television Camera and Lighting or
    Radio Documentary Production
  • Communications
  • Editing Practice and Techniques
  • Media Ethics and Legal Framework
  • Media Industry Awareness
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Advertising
  • Crew
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Film Making and Production
  • Journalism and Radio
  • Print Media
  • Production Assistant (TV)
  • Television
  • Television Research

Studio Tour – Click and Drag To Move Around

Entry Requirements

  • QQI Level 5 or equivalent


  • QQI Level 6 Certificate in Media Production 6M5130


  • All course fees, from registration to exams and awarding body fees as well as course materials and equipment are covered.
    (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

PLSS Code: 416422

Coordinator: Brian Flanagan

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.