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GC265
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.

Career Opportunities
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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Media-based training, both practical and academic, is central to the programme as we prepare students for a career in media. Students will learn to work in real journalistic situations – in print and broadcasting.

 

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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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With significant growth in the general Irish media and communications sector, particularly in online news media and social media, there are good employment prospects for graduates of this programme.

The performance and resilience of local radio stations and regional news media publications alongside a dynamic magazine and TV sector also offers many entry level opportunities for graduates.



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