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Certificate in TV Production

The Certificate in Television Production is aimed at those wanting to launch a career in TV programme making, as well as those already in the industry wanting to upskill. It combines study of the media market, both domestic and international, with specialised training in craft and production. Lectures will introduce students to the current industry environment with in-depth knowledge of media ownership, funding models and programme formats. Students will develop the professional skills required to launch a career within the television production sector. 


Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_HTVPR_8
  • Field of StudyMedia Communications,Television Production,Audio-visual
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationLEVEL 8 Special Purpose Award
  • Type of Study Part time Online
  • Application Closing Date18th September 2020
  • Level8
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

Award: Certificate in Television Production (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

 

Delivery
Semester 1 modules are delivered online and through on site weekend workshops. In Semester 2 students are on placement in RTE and in TVM.  For further information on online delivery and timetabling go to: http://tel.cit.ie/certintvproduction


The Certificate in Television Production is aimed at those wanting to launch a career in TV programme making, as well as those already in the industry wanting to upskill. It combines study of the media market, both domestic and international, with specialised training in craft and production. Lectures will introduce students to the current industry environment with in-depth knowledge of media ownership, funding models and programme formats. Students will develop the professional  skills required to launch a career within the television production sector.

 

What will you be doing?

TV Production, audio visual production, researching, directing, camera operating, sound recording and video editing, live programming and documentary making.

 

Why do this course?

 

  • All participants will get work experience in RTE and an independent TV production company.
  • Students will be introduced to experienced and senior speakers working in TV production both in Ireland and internationally.
  • Annual seminar organised by students on current and emerging trends within programme production will provide further networking opportunities.
  • The programme is delivered in a blended format, combining both online delivery and face-to-face placement activities.
  • Blended learning will offer you the opportunity to study part of the programme within your own schedule and at your own location.

Duration & Content

1 academic year part-time

 

Semester 1
TV Production Careers
TV Industry Environment

 

Semester 2
TV Industry Placement*

 

*The TV Industry Placement module provides students with valuable experience of both initial on site industry practice as well as specialised training. Participants will have an opportunity to work in a wide range of television production areas including live studio programming, outside broadcasting, research and concept development, camera and sound. Industry partners will collaborate in identifying appropriate skillsets that students can develop and in which they will receive mentorship and hands-on experience.
        

More information

http://crawford.cit.ie/courses/tv-production/

Entry to the course is through either a formal qualification or industry experience.

 

Candidates applying with a formal qualification are required to have already completed a level 7 degree or equivalent. Familiarity with digital media, and media sharing platforms and services are desirable. Qualifications can be in a range of areas including media production, sound production, journalism, or graphic design.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL )/ advanced entry will be applicable for candidates with existing experience in the sector. (please visit www.cit.ie/rpl for more information).

 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. 

 

To Apply

  • Online application is open for course commencing September 2020.
     
  • For queries, please contact Annemarie Green by e-mail annemarie.green@cit.ie or Rose McGrath, rose.mcgrath@cit.ie
     
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €400 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
     
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

  • Please attach and upload any documents including evidence of your possession of a Level 7 degree or similar.

The programme runs over two semesters. Semester 1: the taught element runs over 13 weeks starting in late October. In Semester 2 which runs from February to May, students will be on placement.

 

Please click here for module information

 

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
     
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

     

  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

     
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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