Course Code: 5M5158
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to pursue careers in filmmaking with the opportunity to progress to graduate degrees and diploma programmes in Film.
GCC Student Services Fee of €175 applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:
An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except
GCC Registration Fee of €250 applies to all learners. €200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:
Material Costs of €30.00 applies to this course
We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inisgov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .
Work experience takes place throughout the academic year where students gain a practical and supervised experience on TV and Film sets with industry professionals.
Produce direct, film and edit your own short film, documentary and music video. Prepare a visual Portfolio for degree level courses using Final Cut Pro Edit Suites Film with state of the art equipment and showcase your work on the big screen.
QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.
Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.
Various graduates of GCC's Film and Documentary course CV's now include such popular titles as Game of Thrones, Ros na Run, Jack Taylor, Rasai na Gaillimhe,The Tudors and Bear Grylls to name but a few and many many more films and TV shows to come.
"Galway Community College is where it has all started for me. Without the
amazing support from all the lecturers and the teaching staff my experience
with Film and TV would have never started."
Kamil burst on to the scene with his highly acclaimed documentary "Fifty People One Question Galway". Kamil's documentary was nominated and screened at a number of Film festivals for best documentary including Sony Production Awards, Skepto International Film Festival and Galway Film Festival. "Fifty People One Question Galway" was viewed by over 370,000 people in its first two weeks of release online and is currently shared on over 60,000 websites globally as well as being broadcast on RTE and TV3.