Entry Points (2019)
387

Course Overview

The core focus of the programme is the development of students’ creative and critical skills, positioning graduates to become content creators across a range of media platforms and giving them the entrepreneurial skills and flexibility required to work in today’s rapidly changing media environment. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in the theory and history of film and digital media as well as training in film practice, screenwriting, and digital development and design.  

The course is located within the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, offering students the opportunity to become part of the Huston’s creative community and connecting them to the local and national media industries from within a world-renowned University environment. The Huston School has developed a wide range of links with the media industry in Ireland and graduates from the School have gone on to work in film production and direction, screenwriting, game design, e-learning, film festival programming, and lecturing amongst other areas.

As a UNESCO City of Film, European Capital of Culture 2020 and the home of the Irish Film Board, Galway is situated at the heart of Ireland’s creative and cultural sector.

Applications and Selections

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 level in the Leaving Certificate. 

Additional Requirements

Duration

4 years

Next start date

Sept 2019

A Level Grades (2019)

nuigalway.ie/alevels

Average intake

20

Closing Date

NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting

Award

CAO

GY127

Course code

Course Outline

YEAR ONE
• Introduction to Film Studies
• Beyond Hollywood Film
• Digital Design
• Introduction to Filmmaking

YEAR TWO
• Non-Fiction Film
• Digital Storytelling
• Creative Media Design and Development
• Creative Entrepreneurship
• Realism and European Cinema
• Screenwriting 1
• Film Practice 1
• Multimedia Development

YEAR THREE
• Work Placement/Service Learning/CreativeProject/Placement Abroad

YEAR FOUR
• Creative Project/Minor Dissertation
• Creative and Cultural Industries
• Early and Silent Cinema
• Irish Cinema
• Introduction to Visual Culture
• Research and Writing Film Studies
• Transnational Cinemas
• Screenwriting 2
• Film Practice 2
• Creative Computing
• Human Computer Interaction
• Artificial Intelligence
• E-Business Marketing

Curriculum Information

Curriculum information relates to the current academic year (in most cases).
Course and module offerings and details may be subject to change.

Glossary of Terms

Credits
You must earn a defined number of credits (aka ECTS) to complete each year of your course. You do this by taking all of its required modules as well as the correct number of optional modules to obtain that year's total number of credits.
Module
An examinable portion of a subject or course, for which you attend lectures and/or tutorials and carry out assignments. E.g. Algebra and Calculus could be modules within the subject Mathematics. Each module has a unique module code eg. MA140.
Subject
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Optional
A module you may choose to study.
Required
A module that you must study if you choose this course (or subject).
Required Core Subject
A subject you must study because it's integral to that course.
Semester
Most courses have 2 semesters (aka terms) per year, so a three-year course will have six semesters in total. For clarity, this page will refer to the first semester of year 2 as 'Semester 3'.

Year 1 (60 Credits)


Optional Subject: Archaeology (20 Credits):
Required AR113: Prehistoric Ireland & Europe - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required AR1102: Recording Monuments in the Landscape - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required AR1104: Material Culture and Museums - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Required AR1105: Medieval Ireland and Europe - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Classics (20 Credits):
Optional CC1101: Mythology and the City in Ancient Greece - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional CC230: Beginning Latin Part 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional CC321: Latin Texts from Medieval Ireland and Britain - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional CCS205: Ancient Greek for Beginners (Part One) - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional CCS315: Intermediate Latin 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CC1100: Classics in 20 Objects - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CC114: Written Words & Spoken Languages in the Ancient World - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional CC1102: Empire and Literature in Ancient Rome - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Optional CC232: Beginning Latin Part 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Optional CCS206: Ancient Greek for Beginners (Part Two) - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Optional CCS312: Advanced Classical and Medieval Latin 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Optional CCS316: Intermediate Latin 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Economics (20 Credits):
Required EC1108: Skills for Economics I - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required EC135: Principles of Microeconomics - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required EC1109: Skills for Economics II - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Required EC136: Principles of Macroeconomics - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: English (20 Credits):
Required ENSK1100: Exploring English - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required EN1101: Literature and the Social World - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required EN124: Introduction to English 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required EN125: Introduction to English 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Required Core Subject: Film and Digital Media (20 Credits):
Required FMSK1100: Digital Design - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required FS101: Introduction to Film Studies I: Form - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required FS1100: Introduction to Filmmaking - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Required FS103: Introduction to Film Studies 3: Alternative Forms in Cinema - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: French (20 Credits):
Required FR1100: Introduction to French Language and Culture - 15 Credits - Semester 1
Required FR1101: Introduction to French Literature in Context - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Gaeilge (20 Credits):
Required NG1105: An Teanga Bheo - 10 Credits - Semester 1
Required NG1107: Scéal agus Pobal na Gaeilge - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required NG1106: Litríocht agus Cultúr na Linne - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Geography/Tíreolaíocht (20 Credits):
Required TI1100: Geography in Practice - 10 Credits - Semester 1
Required TI150: Principles of Human Geography - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required TI151: Principles of Physical Geography - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: German (Advanced) (20 Credits):
Required GR1100: German Language and Culture (Advanced) - 15 Credits - Semester 1
Required GR1102: Skills for studying German (Advanced) - 5 Credits - Semester 1

Optional Subject: German (Beginners) (20 Credits):
Required GR1101: German Language and Culture (Beginners) - 15 Credits - Semester 1
Required GR1103: Skills for studying German (Beginners) - 5 Credits - Semester 1

Optional Subject: History (20 Credits):
Required HI1103: Europe and Ireland 1789 - 1918 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required HISK1101: Skills for Historians (1) - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required HI1104: Europe: From Medieval to Modern - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Required HISK1102: Skills for Historians (2) - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Information Technology (20 Credits):
Required CT1101: Programming I - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CT1120: Algorithms - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CT1100: Computer Systems - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CT1102: Programming II - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Italian (20 Credits):
Required IT1100: Italian Language and Culture - 15 Credits - Semester 1
Required IT1101: Italy at the movies - 5 Credits - Semester 1

Optional Subject: Léann an Aistriúcháin (20 Credits):
Required LN103: Gnéithe den Aistriúchán - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required LN105: Bunscileanna Aistriúcháin - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required LN1103: Bunscileanna Gramadaí - 10 Credits - Semester 1

Optional Subject: Léann na Cumarsáide (20 Credits):
Required CG1100: Scéalaíocht Dhigiteach - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CG1101: Machnamh Criticiúil agus Láithreoireacht - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CG1105: Bunús na hIriseoireachta - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required CG1104: Na Meáin agus an tSochaí - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Mathematics (20 Credits):
Optional MA133: Analysis and Algebra 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional MA131: Mathematical Skills - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional MA185: Analysis and Algebra 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Optional MA135: Analysis and Algebra 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Optional MA186: Analysis and Algebra 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Optional MA187: Mathematical Skills - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Required MA208: Quantitative Techniques for Business - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Modern Irish Culture Studies: Literature & Music (20 Credits):
Required IS122: Performing Ireland 1:Traditional Irish Music & Dance since 1893 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required ISSK1100: Introducing Modern and Contemporary Irish Literature - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required IS1100: Irish Music and Emigration - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required IS124: Writing Ireland 2: The Migrant Experience in Modern Irish Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Philosophy (20 Credits):
Required PISK1100: Critical Thinking & Persuasive Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required PI108: Introduction To Practical Ethics - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required PI120: Philosophical Questions & Issues - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required PI107: Introduction To The History Of Philosophy - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Sociological & Political Studies (20 Credits):
Required SP1118: Practising Sociology and Politics 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required SP158: Introduction to Politics & Sociology - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required SP1119: Practising Sociology and Politics 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 2
Required SP159: Concepts and Practices of Politics & Sociology - 5 Credits - Semester 2

Optional Subject: Spanish (Beginners) (20 Credits):
Required SH1100: Intensive Beginners Spanish Language and Culture - 15 Credits - Semester 1
Required SH1102: Mundo hispano: An Introduction to the Hispanic World - 5 Credits - Semester 1

Optional Subject: Spanish (Intermediate) (20 Credits):
Required SH1102: Mundo hispano: An Introduction to the Hispanic World - 5 Credits - Semester 1
Required SH1101: Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture - 15 Credits - Semester 1

Year 2 (60 Credits)


Optional Subject: Archaeology (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied Archaeology in the previous year / semester.
Optional AR246: Castles, Colonists & Crannogs 1100-1350 - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional AR250: Sacred Places and Christian Buildings in Medieval Ireland - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional TI254: Space, Place and the Irish Landscape - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required AR2102: People, Ritual and Death: Life in Early Prehistoric Europe - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required AR2101: Early Kingship: From Chaos to Cosmos - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional AR2100: Making Sense of Art: Style, Symbol and Story - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional AR334: Ancient Civilisations: The Rise of Complex Societies - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional AR2103: Archaeology and Irish Identity – Celts, Christians, Vikings - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required AR245: Archaeology in Practice - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required AR236: Interpretation in Archaeology - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Classics (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied Classics in the previous year / semester.
Optional CC2102: Classical Mythology and Drama - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional CC2103: Mediterranean Origins - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional CC228: The History of the Roman Empire - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional CC230: Beginning Latin Part 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional CCS205: Ancient Greek for Beginners (Part One) - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional CCS204: Visualising Antiquity - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional CC2105: Heroic Epic - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional CC2104: The City-State - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional CC232: Beginning Latin Part 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional CCS201: Studies in the Ancient Imagination - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional CCS206: Ancient Greek for Beginners (Part Two) - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional CCS207: Studies in Ancient Literature and Thought - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional SG217: A Field of Gods & Men: Celtic Myths - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Economics (30 Credits):
Optional EC207: Irish Economic History - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EC219: Comparative Economic Thought - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required EC269: Intermediate Microeconomics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required EC273: Mathematics for Economics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EC247: Introduction to Financial Economics - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EC259: Economics of Public Policy - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required EC275: Statistics for Economics - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required EC268: Intermediate Macroeconomics - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: English (30 Credits):
Optional EN298.I: Spenser: The Faerie Queene - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN410.I: Jane Austen - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2112: Creative Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2113: Creative Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2114: Renaissance Drama - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2148: Service Learning - Literacy Lift Off! Reading with Children (S1) - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2116: Shakespearean Comedies - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2117: Shakespearean Comedies - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2152: Monsters, Mischief, and Marvels: Reading Old English (S1) - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional ENG213.I: Film Studies - Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN3113: Modernist Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional ENG230.I: 19th Century Detective Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional ENG244.I: Textual Histories - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN434.I: Studies in 20th Century Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN448.I: Stories Told and Re-Told - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN2142: Worlds in Revolt: Romanticisms - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN3138: Literature in the Digital Age - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN3141: North American Literature - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN3101: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN3133: The Brontës (S1) - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional EN298.II: Spenser: The Faerie Queene - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional ENG213.II: Film Studies - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional ENG230.II: 19th Century Detective Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN434.II: Studies in 20th Century Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN448.II: Stories Told and Re-Told - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2100: Creative Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2101: Creative Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2102: Renaissance Drama - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2149: Service Learning - Literacy Lift Off! Reading with Children (S2) - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2106: Shakespearean Comedies - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2107: Shakespearean Comedies - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2153: Monsters, Mischief, and Marvels: Reading Old English (S2) - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN3114: Modernist Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN264: Studies In Medieval Literature - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2133: Media, Culture, Society - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional ENG244.II: Textual Histories - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional ENG243.II: Special Topic - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN3102: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN3134: The Brontës (S2) - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2122: Media Industries B - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2111: Nineteenth-Century Gothic Fiction - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional EN2120: Media Studies - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Required Core Subject: Film and Digital Media (30 Credits):
Required FM2100: Introduction to Screenwriting - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required FM2101: Introduction to Film Theory - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required FM2103: Creative Media Design and Development - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required FS304: Digital Storytelling - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required FM2102: Film Practice 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required FS2100: Themes in European Cinema - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: French (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied French in the previous year / semester.
Required FR266: French Language 5 - 10 Credits - Semester 3
Required FR269: Lecture du français: Textes, Contextes, Idées - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required FR270: Langue poétique/ langue vivante - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required FR2100: Expressing French and Francophone Identities - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required FR267: La France mise en scène - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Gaeilge (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied Gaeilge in the previous year / semester.
Required NG2100: An tSochtheangeolaíocht - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required NG2101: An Gearrscéal sa Ghaeilge - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required NG227: Teanga Na Nua-Ghaeilge I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional NG2103: Teanga na Sean-Ghaeilge I - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional NG2104: Na Meáin Chumarsáide agus an Ghaeilge - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional NG2105: Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional NG2106: An Fhiannaíocht - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional NG2108: Canúint agus Caighdeán - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required NG2109: Téamaí i Nuafhilíocht na Gaeilge - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required NG228: Teanga Na Nua-Ghaeilge II - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Geography/Tíreolaíocht (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied Geography/Tíreolaíocht in the previous year / semester.
Optional TI254: Space, Place and the Irish Landscape - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional TI216: Aimsir Agus Aeraid/ Weather And Climate - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional TI2102: Introduction To GIS - 10 Credits - Semester 3
Optional TI236: Environmental Planning: Principles & Processes - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional TI255: Earth Surface Landforms and Processes - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required TI251: Theory & Practice in Geography I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional TI230: Economic Geography - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional TI258: Rural Environments: Sustainability & Management - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional TI2104: Marine Spatial Planning - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional TI2105: Tíreolaíocht Na Tuaithe: Sochaí, Spás agus Geilleagar - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional TI235: Biogeography - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required TI252: Theory & Practice in Geography II - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: German (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied German (Beginners) in the previous year / semester.
Required GR236: German Language I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required GR238: German Studies I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required GR239: History of German Literature & Culture I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required GR235: History of German Literature & Culture II - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required GR237: German Language II - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required GR240: German Studies II - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: History (30 Credits):
Optional HI295: The American Civil War: Its Causes and Developments - 10 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI2128: Production, consumption, and the changing shape of the European home 1780-1914 - 10 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI2130: Medieval Europe C1050-1250 (S1) - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI2110: Making Ireland English: 1580-1665 - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI2132: Religion and Irish Life in the Twentieth Century - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI2123: Life and Death in Victorian Britain - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI292: Central Europe, 1867-1918 - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI166: Ireland in the 1950s - 10 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI465: European Encounters with the Mongols - 10 Credits - Semester 3
Optional HI2113: The Making & Breaking of Britain in the 20th C - 10 Credits - Semester 4
Optional HI262: Medieval Europe C1050-1250 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional HI249: Ireland:Economy And Society,1700-1850 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional HI2125: Global History, 1780-1945 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional HI431: French Mobilisation and the Great War, 1914-24 - 10 Credits - Semester 4
Optional HI572: Irish Ideologies and Activists, 1905-1916 - 10 Credits - Semester 4
Optional HI170: Europe, 1918-1989 - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Information Technology (30 Credits):
Required CT2105: Web-based Information Systems - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required CT230: Database Systems I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required CT2101: Object Oriented Programming I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required CT2104: Web Application Development - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required CT2102: Object Oriented Programming II - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required CT2103: Systems Analysis & Design - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Italian (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied Italian in the previous year / semester.
Required IT235: Intermediate Language I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required IT238: Italian Culture & Society I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required IT2101: Oral (Communication and Presentation Skills) - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required IT236: Intermediate language II - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required IT237: Applied Language Skills: Intercultural Studies - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required IT239: Italian Culture & Society II - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Léann an Aistriúchain (30 Credits):
Required LN201: Aistriúchán Feidhmeach Téacsanna I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required LN203: Gramadach agus Litriú na Gaeilge I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required LN205: Stair an Aistriúcháin in Éirinn - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required LN204: Aistriúchán Feidhmeach Téacsanna II - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required LN207: Cruinneas agus Saibhriú Teanga - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required LN308: Téarmeolaíocht - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Léann na Cumarsáide (30 Credits):
Required CG2100: Anailís na Meán - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required CG2101: Craoltóireacht - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required CG2102: Dearadh Físe - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required CG2103: Teicneolaíochtaí na Meán - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required GA117: Dlí, Eiticí agus an Córas Poiblí - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required GA210: An Gné-Alt - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Mathematical Studies (30 Credits):
If you choose this subject, you cannot choose Mathematics.
This subject is available if you studied Mathematics in the previous year / semester.
Required ST2001: Statistics for Data Science 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required MA211: Calculus I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required MA284: Discrete Mathematics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required ST2002: Statistics for Data Science 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required MA212: Calculus II - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required MA203: Linear Algebra - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Mathematics (30 Credits):
If you choose this subject, you cannot choose Mathematical Studies.
This subject is available if you studied Mathematics in the previous year / semester.
Optional ST2001: Statistics for Data Science 1 - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional ST1111: Probability Models - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required MA2286: Differential Forms - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required MA284: Discrete Mathematics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional ST2002: Statistics for Data Science 2 - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional ST1112: Statistical Methods - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required MA283: Linear Algebra - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required MA2287: Complex Analysis - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Modern Irish Culture Studies: Literature & Music (30 Credits):
Required IS2104: Claiming Place in Gaelic Irish Literature - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required IS211: Constructing Identities in Music & Dance - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required IS2102: Festival, Ritual and Commemoration - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required IS2103: Irish Landscapes, Culture and Literature - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required EN464.II: Negotiating Identities: Aspects of 20th Century Irish Writing - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required IS2100: Music, Gender and Ireland - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Philosophy (30 Credits):
Optional PI2101: Information Ethics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional PI2105: Philosophical Inquiry through P4C - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional PI210: Moral And Political Philosophy - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required PI216: History Of Modern Philosophy - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional PI247: Nietzsche & Philosophy - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional PI2102: Formal Logic - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional PI240: Bioethics - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Sociological And Political Studies (30 Credits):
Optional SP216.I: European Politics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional SP226: Comparative Themes In Society And Politics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional SP234: International Relations - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional SP235: Social Issues and Policy Responses - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required SPSK3101: Politics and Society: Themes and Topics - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional SP212: Classical Social Thought - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Optional SP215.II: Modern Political Thought - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required SPSK3102: Society and Politics: Ideas and Research - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required SP220: Methods For Social And Political Science - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Optional Subject: Spanish (30 Credits):
This subject is available if you studied Spanish (Beginners) in the previous year / semester.
This subject is available if you studied Spanish (Intermediate) in the previous year / semester.
This subject is available if you studied Spanish (Advanced) in the previous year / semester.
Optional SH2101: Spanish Language II A: Ex-Intermediate - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Optional SH2100: Spanish Language II B: Ex-Beginner - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required SH232: Hispanic Literature & Culture I - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required SH2102: Spoken Spanish and Oral Presentation Skills - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required SH236: Cultural Debates in Latin America - 5 Credits - Semester 3
Required SH2103: Spanish Language II C - 5 Credits - Semester 4
Required SH233: Hispanic Literature & Culture II - 5 Credits - Semester 4

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

This course prepares graduates for a career in the broad field of the creative industries, including film and television production, digital content creation, cultural administration, screenwriting and digital marketing. It also offers clear opportunities to pursue further study and research at postgraduate level, including the range of MA programmes at the Huston such as the MA in Film Production & Direction, the MA in Digital Media, and the MA in Film Studies: Theory and Practice.

Employing over 6,000 people nationwide, and generating an estimated €550 million annually, the creative industries are central to Ireland’s economic and cultural achievements on the global stage. At the heart of the industry’s success lie the creative talents of the individuals working within it. This exciting degree offers students a unique combination of theory and practice across the areas of film and digital media and positions them to become the next generation of content creators.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Year 3 of the programme offers students the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge within real-world settings, including internships with media and arts organisations and supervised research and creative projects.

Study Abroad

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Course Fees

Fees: EU

€6,300 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Tuition

€3,076 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Student Contribution

€3,000 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Student levy

€224 p.a. 2019/20

Fees: Non EU

€15,850 p.a. 2019/20
EU Fees 2019/20:
- Tuition: may be paid by the Irish Government on your behalf see - free fee initiative.
- Student Contribution: €3,000 - payable by all students but may by paid by SUSI if you apply and are deemed eligible for a means tested SUSI grant.
- Student Levy:  €224 - payable by all students and is not covered by SUSI.

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