Galway Community College
Further Education

Digital Media

Digital Media


QQI Level 6 Course Code: 6M20496

Co-ordinator: James Fitzgerald

Course Outline

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to design, develop produce, integrate and maintain creative and dynamic digital media content suited to a broad range of platforms. The learner will be able to work independently or as a team member, often taking responsibility for the work of others. Project management is a key feature of this award, ensuring the integration of knowledge, skills and competence in programme specific content and taking responsibility for the finished product or artefact. The award prepares the individual for employment and can also facilitate progression to further or higher education or training.



€175 GCC Student Services Fee applies to all learners
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
  • Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
  • Those on a VTOS scheme.

Exam Fee of €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on 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 .

Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day a week throughout the academic year.

Entry Requirements

Suitable candidates must have obtained a relevant QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent to be eligible for this course


For information please visit our Progression Page under Student Supports

Opportunities open to students who did not achieve the desired Leaving Certificate to allow entry to your desired course from the CAO system, you can have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 points in a PLC course and gain access to 3rd Level or for mature students who did not complete a Leaving Certificate to gain access to 3rd Level.

Please Note

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.

Sep 21
PLC Classes Commence
Oct 26
Mid-Term Break
Dec 14
PLC Christmas Exams
Dec 23
Christmas Holidays
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