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Creative Broadcast and Film Production – BSc

  • Campus: Moylish, Limerick City

  • years: 3

Course Overview

This skills-based programme offers students an exciting opportunity to explore the world of the film and broadcast media industry, covering a range of disciplines across film and TV production, visual effects, editing, radio production, screenwriting, mobile journalism, Art Direction, audio mixing, photography, event production as well as broadcast technologies across a range of new and traditional media platforms.

Upon successful completion of this Level 7 programme, students can progress to a Level 8 B.Sc (Honours) degree.

We offer our students a range of prospects for both academic and career progression in the broadcast, film, digital communications and creative media industries, as well as extensive hands-on production Work Placement/ Practice/ Erasmus opportunities in Year 3. If you have a story to tell, we will show you how.

Features of the Programme
  • Industry-led Production & Post-Production Practices including Digital Photography & Cinematography Techniques; Creative Design for CGI, VFX & Digital Art Direction; Audio production techniques and sound design; Screenwriting and Film Studies
  • Media Production Industry Work Practice/ Placement/ Exchange in Year 3 for full Semester
  • In-house Production Unit offering structured industry work practice opportunities to students in Year 3
  • Outstanding graduate employment opportunities in Film and Broadcast Media industries
  • Semesterised module delivery offering elective pathways towards specialisation
  • Engagement and track record of award-winning student productions in national and regional competitions and Film Festivals
  • Students are part of the vibrant Limerick School of Art and Design community

Contact Details

Department of Digital Arts and Media


What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate

A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including English/Irish.

Foundation Level Mathematics at grade F2 or higher is acceptable as meeting the Mathematics requirement for this programme.


TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. Please refer to our Admissions information for details.

Mature Applicants

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

International Applicants

International applicants should apply directly to the International Office at TUS, allowing plenty of time for completing the visa process. Applications for September start should be made by 1st June at the latest to ensure visas are processed in time. You should familiarise yourself with visa processing times for your country of origin to ensure you make a timely application. Find out more here.

Course Modules

  • Broadcast Production Techniques

  • Sound Fundamentals

  • Media Management and Post-Production

  • Digital Photography

  • Film Studies

  • Ethics and Interpersonal Communications

  • Broadcast Production & Media Studies

  • Creative Sound Design

  • Editing

  • Photography and Photojournalism

  • Screenwriting & Digital Storytelling

  • Ethics and Creative Digital Communications

  • Short Screen Production 1 

  • Production Sound

  • Creative Editing 

  • Screen Lighting and Cinematography

  • Script to Screen 

  • Event Planning and Management: Techniques and Good Practice

  • Short screen Production 2

  • Post Production Sound 

  • Broadcast Editing 

  • Visual Storytelling & Cinematography

  • Film Graphics

  • Professional & Portfolio Development

  • Studios & Outside Broadcast 

  • Sound for Film

  • Professional Practice 

  • Film, Cinematography and Post-Production

  • VFX Compositing

  • EL Radio Documentary and Podcast Production

  • EL Digital Set Design & Extension

  • EL Event Creation, Management & Marketing

  • Media Production And Technology Placement Practice

What can you do after this programme?

Graduates of this course have worked in the following positions:

  • Camera Operator
  • Sound Recording
  • Radio
  • Post Production Video Editing
  • Visual Effects Animator
  • Photography
  • Sound Engineering & Mixing
  • Multimedia Promotions & Event Management
  • AV Studio & Live Events Production

Successful graduates of this programme are eligible to progress to the Level 8 BSc (Hons) Creative Broadcast & Film Production.

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