Creative Media & Design

Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Media Production
Programme Co-ordinator: Fiona Power
Award Code: 5M18518

Programme Description:

This is a one-year full-time programme which enables learners to develop their visual skills and explore their creativity though digital and practical processes. This course would suit someone who has an interest in Media, Art and Graphic Design. Opportunities to participate in educational trips, talks and workshops.

Component Awards:

  • Media Analysis (5N1298)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft and Design (5N0755)
  • Computer Illustrated Graphics (5N1929)
  • Design Skills (5N0784)
  • Documentary Photography (5N1271)
  • Digital Marketing (5N1364)
  • Web Authoring 5N1910


  • This course is an ideal stepping stone for those who wish to progress to various third level programmes at levels 6, 7 or 8 in the various fields of Art, Design, Visual Communication and Digital Media.
  • There are employment opportunities in the areas of the Arts, Media and Design, in a broad variety of positions.


Access to an SLR digital camera is an asset for the Digital Photography element of this course.

“This course has given me a better understanding of how important media is in our lives and how it surrounds our everyday activities. I have learnt so many new skills, from shooting a film to capturing the perfect photograph. I thoroughly enjoyed every module in this course!”

Adam – Creative Media & Design 2023