Module Title:Advanced Graphics and Editing
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Focus will be put on individual, practice-based learning. Each student will be expected to show their creative flair as well as their technical skill.
Module Aim: To enhance students' practical post production skills in editing and graphics. To provide students with experience using industry-standard softwares to a professional level.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Recognise skills and techniques used in the post production process. This includes professional video editing, the production of motion graphics, visual effects and compositing. Students will show their ability to combine their skills to achieve a professional standard of work for their showreel.
LO2 Understand and implement the production of animated graphics and compositing of media footage within virtual 2D and 3D space.
LO3 Navigate & operate professional video editing software to a standard suitable for broadcast.
LO4 Students should be able to demonstrate their knowledge of industry standard softwares through in-class assessments as well as practical assignments.
LO5 Students will produce work that showcases their creative skill and talent, using the software(s) taught as part of this module.
Pre-requisite learning
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Professional editing techniques. Using advanced technical editing skills to produce creative, stylish video productions. The student should be able to recognise the workflow and technical methods behind professional techniques. They should be able to create customised styles, effects and transitions appropriate to their productions.
Utilise advanced motion graphics and compositing skills to produce polished and innovative final products. The student should be able to demonstrate the workflow and practical methods relevant in a professional post production environment. They should be able to use their technical skills in order to produce animated graphics. They should be able to seamlessly combine video, graphics and visual effects through advanced compositing that will reflect in their projects.
Assessment Breakdown%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project A creative visual production, using captured video and motion graphics. Students will work in a semi-autonomous fashion, implementing technical post production skills. 1,2,3,5 40.00 Sem 2 End
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Exercises and/or assessments based on various post production techniques. 2,3,4 60.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratory Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 2.00
Tutorial Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 6.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_EETVM_B Bachelor of Science(Honours) in TV and Media Production 7 Elective