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Course Code
DC239
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

Fiontar DC239
Fiontar DC239

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

Read about this course from a student's perspective on DCU's Student Blogs

Course Details

College Link > DC239 - Gaeilge, Iriseoireacht agus na Meáin Dhigiteacha.

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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

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

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Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
EMMPX 5M2146 Multimedia Production
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
ERPXX 5M4511 Radio Production

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Linguistic

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Career Progression

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.

Further Research

Qualifax
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Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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