Journalism

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Journalism
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT542
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: The general closing date is 30th April 2019. Please note that late applications may be accepted subject to availability.
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Duration

Expand+Full Time - 1 Year

The course is full-time, which means approximately 20 hours of contact time with lecturers per week in semesters one and two. It is an intensive programme: students should not expect to have time for substantial outside commitm...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should have an honours degree (2.2 grade or higher), or equivalent, in any relevant discipline. Non-standard applications are also considered.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview. A short-list is then drawn up and successf...

Comment

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Graduates of this course are eligible for the award of Master of Arts in Journalism or Master of Arts in Journalism (International) from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Conversion Programme

The MA in Journalism is aimed at graduate...

Course Content

Expand+The MA Journalism is further integrating digital into its already successful Masters programme. The School of Media has been a pioneering leader in media education for over 40 years and this is the School’s response to changes in journalism, especial...

Subjects Taught

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The programme is divided into three strands: Professional Formation, Journalism Studies and Dissertation.

Professional Formation offers grounding in the basic and professional skills and practice of journalism across multiple pla...

Assessment Method Assessment is through a combination of continuous assessment and specific assignments, undertaken throughout the year. There are no formal exams. Tuition ends in early June, after which students use the third semester to complete a dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression Graduates are competent to take up employment as journalists in newspapers, broadcast or on-line news organisations. They are equipped to work as reporters, sub-editors, feature writers, producers, researchers, presenters, online-content providers. Demand for graduates depends of course on economic circumstances, but former students have proved highly successful in finding work or in working as freelancers.
Further Enquiries Kate Shanahan
School of Media
College of Arts and Tourism
DIT Aungier Street Dublin 2
T: 01 402 3136
E: catherine.shanahan@dit.ie
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