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DC239
Gaeilge agus Iriseoireacht - Irish and Journalism

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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350

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This course is designed to develop practical journalistic and media skills, fluency and accuracy in Irish, and an understanding of Irish media.

The course is delivered by Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge and The School of Communications

During the course students will develop skills in three areas: Practical journalistic and media skills, Knowledge and understanding of bilingual and Irish-language media, Fluency and accuracy in Irish

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
EMMPX 5M2146 Multimedia Production
ERPXX 5M4511 Radio Production
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism


Essential Module Requirements:
5M2464 - Journalism, 5M4511 - Radio Production, 5M2146 - Multimedia Production
- Distinctions in five modules.

5M2073 - Language and European Studies
- Distinctions in five modules which must include:
5N1631 - Irish

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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A three month work placement in a communications/media role in either a public or a private organisation with the opportunity of an internship in RTE.

Graduates enter careers in  Radio, Television Print and On-Line Media Business PR, Arts and Heritage, in the areas of Bilingual and Irish-language Media, Gaeltacht Enterprise in Public and private sector.



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