Dunboyne College of Further EducationJournalism, Digital Media and Public Relations

Journalism, Digital Media and Public Relations

Area:
Meath
Price: POA
Duration: 1 Year
Type:
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

Journalism, Digital Media and Public Relations
Journalism 5M2464

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.
COURSE CONTENT
• 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
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.
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)
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


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