JOURNALISM, DIGITAL MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

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 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 Dublin, Carlow IT, IADT and many more.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

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

DIT: DT582/TU985: Journalism (Level 8, 4 Years)

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

DCU: DC133 Multimedia (Level 8, 3 Years)

JOURNALISM, DIGITAL MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

JOURNALISM 5M2464

 

WHAT IS JOURNALISM, DIGITAL MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS?

This one-year course in Journalism and digital media teaches students the skills needed to be a modern journalist. 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.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, 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

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

NEW COURSE 2020 - 2021