Module Title:Production Co-ordination
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures, tutorials, screenings, workshops and practicals.
Module Aim: To equip students with the knowledge & skills to manage and co-ordinate media productions.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the roles and responsibilities in various media productions.
LO2 Develop communication skills relevant to media productions.
LO3 Demonstrate the necessary skills to plan, troubleshoot & communicate throughout key phases of media production.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module.
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Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Types of media productions (studio, location, newsgathering, live broadcasts, outside broadcasts). Roles & responsibilities.
Research & Production Planning
Planning processes for various media productions.
Planning & running productions for different media (radio, TV, film).
Effective communication within production teams, with contributors and with the public.
Case Studies
Case studies of various production scenarios (e.g. Outside Broadcasts, field production, live productions).
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Demonstrate planning skills relevant to media productions. 1,3 30.00 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Demonstrate the skill to communicate essential information during media productions. 2 30.00 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Demonstrate co-ordinating and trouble-shooting skills during media productions. 1,2,3 40.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

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

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_EETVM_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in TV and Media Production 6 Elective
CW_EETVM_D Bachelor of Science in TV and Media Production 6 Mandatory