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Journalism with Photography

Course Code(s):  5M2464 414
QQI Award Code:  5M2464 Journalism
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2464 414
QQI Award Code 5M2464 Journalism
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed for those who wish to pursue careers across a range of media platforms in the business world. It integrates journalism and its core skills with social media, marketing, desktop publishing and public relations. The aim is to provide the wide variety of skills needed to work in creative media, including websites, blogsites, social media and print.

What will you Study?

Research Skills for Journalism 5N2443
Digital Photographic Production
Writing Skills for Journalists
Technical Skills for Journalists
Communications 5N0690
Desk Top Publishing
Work Experience 5N1356
Media Analysis 5N1298
Public Relations 5N1405
Digital Marketing 5N1364
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