Video & Media

QQI Level 5 Film and Television Production – 5M5158.

Over the last decade the Irish TV and film industry has gone from strength to strength, internationally recognised and awarded for its creativity, authenticity and quality. Today the media industry is a significant national employer.

For the YouTube generation new technologies, multimedia, and online video have opened up a whole new world of opportunities for creative expression and enterprise.

Train with Mallow College in digital movie and sound processing, editing and production; and get yourself in the frame.

Career Prospects

  • Film set lighting. +
  • Film/video camera work. +
  • Film/video editing. +
  • Local & national radio. +
  • Local TV. +
  • Music journalism. +
  • Music promotion. +
  • Sound engineering (live event/studio). +
  • Video journalism. +

Course Contents

Courses are continually developed – content and specific award components are subject to change. See disclaimer.


One year. Full-time.


30 full-time day students will travel, fully-funded, with Erasmus+ in Techniczne Zakłady NaukoweDąbrowa Górnicza, Poland, for 2 weeks from the 12th of February 2018. Find out more and apply.

Entry Requirements

  • CAO points not required.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an interview. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the minimum entry requirements set out here, and satisfactory presentation at interview.
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


Work Experience

Work experience is an integral part of this course. The dates and duration will be specified by the College.


Advance to Mallow College’s QQI level 6 in Media Production or to degrees in Multimedia at CIT, Film & Screen Media at UCC, TV, Radio & New Media Broadcasting at IT Tralee, and Creative Multimedia at LIT. For more links and detailed information on how to use your Mallow College qualification go to

A full QQI award achieves a maximum of 390 points for CAO.


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