Multimedia Production
Course Code: 5M2146
Entry requirements: Leaving Cert or equivalent. Mature students welcome.
Course Duration: 1 year
Commencement Date: September 2016
Course Co-Ordinator: Ms. Fran McMorran
Contact information:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Click here 'Apply Online' to our FETAC LEVEL 5 and 6 Courses




Students attending this course are taught a range of skills such as how to produce interactive presentations incorporating video, audio, animation and graphics. Subjects are taught on Apple Mac computers.

Students are taught on a one to one basis as much as possible. The majority of work on the course is practical rather than theory based, therefore students on this course produce varied and substantial portfolios.

As part of the work experience module each student spends ten days working for a company or organisation. Marcin Pikula, (who completed the course in 2010), spent his ten days of work experience working for ’Walsh Printers‘, in Clonakilty. Walsh Printers, offered Marcin a full time job as a graphic designer, once he had completed his level 5 certificate.


Modules info & codes:

Image Processing: 5N1292
Design Skills: 5N0784
Multimedia Authoring:
Multimedia Project Development: 5N1300
Communications: 5N0690
Work Experience: 5N1356

Electives (choose two):
Animation: 5N1551
Graphic Design Skills: 5N1978
Computer 3D Modelling & Animation: 5N1603
Desktop Publishing: 5N0785

How to apply/Application deadline:

Applications for all our courses will be available on the website and in the college from 1st week in January 2016 for all courses commencing in September 2016. Interviews will be held for all courses later in the year generally in May/June. To apply, simply download an application form and forward to the College.


Click here 'Apply Online' to our FETAC LEVEL 5 and 6 Courses



Career Opportunities


This full level 5 certificate facilities entry to the Multimedia, Level 6 course in Kinsale. It also facilities entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level colleges.

Further Studies Opportunities


Students who successfully complete the Level 5 Award in Multimedia will be eligible to apply for the Level 6 Award.

Kinsale College has a formal link to CIT under the CCPS and students may be eligible to gain entry to Year 1 of Multimedia CR112 (portfolio and interview will be required).

Student Experiences


“I can only say THANK YOU for this 2 years, teachers gave us the tools and waked up in us the motion. At the end I have to say “FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS no matter what.”
Marcella Tomobolini, past Kinsale College student

“I was a little apprehensive returning but I needn’t have of worried. Thanks to the wonderful teacher who makes time for everybody. Be it as a group or as individuals no creative or technical problem is too small or too big and is treated with respect and encouragement.”

“All the students have different life experiences. Some come straight from school and will have developed computer skills but little design knowledge, which the teacher brings out. Others like me want to update and improve lost skills.”
Louise McKeon.

Other Info


Facilities in this Department
This department contains the most up to date hardware and software. Facilities include wireless Apple Mac, wide screen G5s, a range of digital video cameras, still cameras, scanners, sound recording equipment, music/soundtrack production equipment, colour and black & white laser printers and ink jet printers. We have a green screen animation room, in which students can produce stop-motion animations, with the option of mixing them with live video. 3D computer animations can also be produced using Cinema 4D.

Software includes:
Cinema 4D, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Microsoft Office.