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Journalism, Digital Media and Public Relations

Journalism 5M2464

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COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to availability and demand:

 

  • Writing Skills for Journalism
  • Research Skills for Journalism
  • Technical Skills for Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Radio Programme Production
  • Media Analysis
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Digital Marketing
  • Image Processing
  • Word Processing
  • Safety and Health at Work

WHAT IS JOURNALISM, DIGITAL MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS?

This one-year course in journalism, Digital Media and Public Relations, teaches students the skills to be a modern journalist or public relations professional. Students will learn how to work across various types of media, while still incorporating the main theoretical concepts of journalism. Learners will appreciate how digital technology and the use of multiple platforms to deliver news stories are being used to engage a wide and varied public audience.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Journalism 5M2464

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The journalism award will allow graduates to access the Level 8 degree in journalism at DCU, TU Dublin, University of Limerick and NUI Galway. Students can also access many other degrees at Universities and IT colleges or private colleges throughout the country such as Media Studies at Maynooth University and Multimedia at DCU. Graduates may also access other degrees at TU Dublin Blanchardstown, Tallaght and City Campus, Carlow IT, IADT and many more.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Leaving Cert or LCA
  • Mature students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

DCU: DC132: Journalism (Level 8, 3 Years)

TU Dublin – City Campus: TU985 Journalism (Level 8, 4 Years)

Maynooth: MH109 Media Studies (Level 8, 3 Years)

DCU: DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 3 Years)

Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK712 Digital Marketing and Public Relations (Level 7, 3 Years)

LIST OF COURSE FEES

Exam Fee €50
Non-Refund €30 €30
Student Registration Fee €50
Specialist Course Fees 2022 €120
DCFE Total Fee €250

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