Entry Requirements

QQI LEVEL 5 AWARD:

Entry Requirements

Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP or Merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award or equivalent. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

Progression
QQI Level 5 graduates are eligible to apply to QQI Level 6 courses (where available). Graduates may also apply to BTEC Higher National Diploma courses in BCFE (Merit profile required).

QQI Major awards offer progression to courses in HEIs on a competitive basis.

https://qhelp.qqi.ie/learners/higher-education-links-scheme/

QQI LEVEL 6 AWARD

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate/LCVP with a minimum of two H5/O1 and four O6/H7 grades or equivalent or QQI level 5 award with a merit profile or BTEC National Diploma with a merit profile. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

Progression

QQI Level 6 courses are designed to facilitate entry to the appropriate area of work at supervisory level.

BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA

National Diploma In Media

The closest comparable Irish award to the National Diploma is the Level 5 Certificate which is at NFQ Level 5 http://www.qqi.ie/QualRec%20Comparability%20Statements/UK_ID_310.pdf

Entry Requirements

Five O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate/LCVP or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI level 4 Certificate. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+)

Progression

Graduates of the BTEC National Diploma (merit profile) are eligible to progress
to BTEC Higher National Diploma courses in Media in BCFE, and to first year of degree courses in the UK.

BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA

The closest comparable Irish award to the National Diploma is the Higher Certificate which is at NFQ Level 6.

http://www.qqi.ie/QualRec%20Comparability%20Statements/UK_ID_239.pdf

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate/LCVP with a minimum of two H5/O1 and four O6/H7 grades or equivalent or QQI level 5 award with a merit profile or BTEC National Diploma with a merit profile. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+)

NB. Individual courses may have specific additional requirements (see course descriptions for details).

Progression

Holders of BTEC Higher National Diplomas may gain entry to second or third year in certain Institutes of Technology depending on subject match and academic achievement. They may also continue their studies in the UK System, sometimes gaining exemption from one or two years of degree courses.

DEGREE COURSES

Entry Requirements

  • BA (Honours) in Media Production Management (certified by Dublin City University.

This is a one-year progression course for students who have successfully completed a Higher National Diploma in a Media-related area.

  • BA (Honours) in Visual Media (certified by University of Dundee, Scotland)

This is a two-year progression course for students who have successfully completed a Higher National Diploma in Animation or a Higher National Diploma in Computer Game Design.

Progression

Graduates of the BA in Media Production Management progress to post graduate studies in DCU, TCD, NUIM, DIT and in universities in the UK.

Graduates of the Visual Media Degree may progress to appropriate post-graduate courses.

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