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Print Journalism

Course Code(s):  5M2464 PJXX
QQI Award Code:  5M2464 Journalism
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M2464 PJXX
QQI Award Code 5M2464 Journalism
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This programme is ideal for any aspiring journalist. Learners will be prepared to enter the journalistic world and will gain essential news gathering, writing and reporting skills. This 1 year, full-time programme will include an introduction to legal, ethical and political issues connected with news and current affairs journalism.

What will you Study?

Writing Skills for Journalism 5N2435
Media Analysis 5N1298
Radio Programme Production 5N1379
Word Processing 5N1358
Research Skills for Journalism 5N2443
Shorthand
Technical Skills for Journalism 5N2463
Work Experience 5N1356
Photography
Communications 5N0690
Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394
Business Law 5N2091
Image Processing 5N1292
Desktop Publishing 5N0785
Political Studies 5N1837
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EPJXX 5M2464

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