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GY122
Na Dána (Cumarsáid agus Gaeilge)

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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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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.

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4 Years
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Thih is a creative and lively four-year degree in media and Irish which is taught entirely through Irish. It covers the latest thinking and research in the fast-changing world of digital media, and provides a balanced mix of academic study and practical, hands-on learning in journalism, television and radio production, broadcasting and multimedia, together with a thorough grounding in Irish language and literature and a focus on Gaeltacht heritage and culture.

Graduates will have a recognised qualification in Irish and will be able to teach Irish at second-level once they obtain a postgraduate qualification in teaching. Another key difference is that the course has moved from An Cheathrú Rua to 

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
EMMWD    Multimedia and Web Development


Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions Plus a distinction in 5N1631 - Irish;6N2398 - Irish
Irish or minimum of H5 in LCE Irish. Must satisfy the Course Director as to their competence in Irish.

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Graduates will be highly skilled in television and radio broadcasting, multimedia journalism and new digital technologies. Successful graduates have found that their ability to speak fluent Irish has given them a considerable advantage in the highly competitive media market, particularly in television and radio. There are many potential employers at home and abroad, including RTE, TG4, BBC, local radio stations, independent production companies, media companies and public relations firms.



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