Public Relations

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Public Relations
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT549
Course Type Postgraduate
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 Full Time - 1 Year
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry is confined to holders of an honours Bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher).

Prospective candidates should complete an application form for this course either on-line or by post from the Postgraduate Admissions Office at DIT. Qualified appli...

Comment Location
School of Media, Faculty of Applied Arts, DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Graduates of this course are eligible for the award of Master of Arts in Public Relations from the Dublin Institute of Technology. The Master of Arts in Public Relations is recognised by the Public Relations Institute of Ireland; the Institute of Public Relations (UK) and the European Public Relations Confederation (CERP).
Course Content

Expand+Who Should Apply?
Conversion Programme
The course is designed to cater for those who wish to pursue a career in public relations and ultimately, public relations management.


Please note due to the great demand for our programm...

Subjects Taught

Expand+• The Theory & Practice of Public Relations
• Public Relations Writing
• Electronic Public Relations (website development, electronic publishing, social media)
• Print & Design
• Television & Radio
• Political Economy of Public Commu...

Assessment Method Assessment is undertaken through examinations at the end of each semester in January and May, through project work and class presentations and by means of continual assessment.

The submission of an academic dissertation of between ten and twenty thousand words at the completion of the course in September accounts for thirty per cent of the marks associated with the course.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates are equipped to take up full-time employment in public relations consultancies and in house public relations departments. Recent graduates have assumed positions of responsibility in commercial and corporate public relations as well as in public affairs where they specialise in political public relations. Other specialist areas include agricultural public relations, health care, entertainment and public relations in the voluntary sector.
Further Enquiries Dr John Gallagher, Ed.D. FPRII
School of Media
College of Arts and Tourism
DIT Aungier Street Dublin 2
T: 01 402 7186
F: 01 402 3003
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