Course Description

Creative Media

The on-going convergence of media and digital technologies offers unprecedented opportunities for creative media practitioners to develop their potential in new areas, across a diverse array of activities. On successful completion of the MA, graduates will have the potential to become creative leaders and initiators of change, by developing creative, intellectual and practical abilities within the field of media.

This MA programme fosters and supports the development of highly skilled, creative media communicators who have the abilities and the skills required to generate and distribute compelling media content for the digital age. In addition, there is an entrepreneurial aspect which can facilitate those graduates who choose to commercialise their media artefact(s).

This is a studio-based programme. It is delivered on specified days during the week. It consists of:

taught modules in semester I;
semester II involves self-driven studio practice developing your artefact, supported by college academics and practitioners.

CollegeInstitute of Technology Tralee
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryMedia Production, Communications & Media
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course Duration1 years (2 days per week in semester 1 and 1 day per week in semester 2).
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsPotential students of the programme should have a 2:2 honours bachelor degree in a related area and/or should have experience as a media practitioner. Applicants will also be required to submit a portfolio and present for interview, displaying and discussing creative ability and technical strengths. Outside of the standard academic entry requirements practitioners from a variety of media backgrounds with professional experience will also qualify for consideration.
Carear PathThe creative sector has been recognised in government strategy reports as a sector that continues to offer employment opportunities. In addition, a number of graduates will set up as independent media practitioners or follow an independent entrepreneurial path.
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Institute of Technology Tralee
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Co. Kerry, Tralee, Kerry
Republic of Ireland
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