University of Galway


Course Name Journalism
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1AJ1 1AJ2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Expand+How To Apply

Applications to most postgraduate programmes at University of Galway are made online via The application system will be open from 1 October 2022 to accept applications for entry to the 2023–24 academi...

Application Date WHEN TO APPLY:
Applications will be considered in two rounds. Round 1 closing 30th April 2022.
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Duration 1AJ1: 1 year, full-time; 1AJ2: 2 years, part-time.
Course Fee

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Fees can be subject to change from year to year. Please check for exact individual course fees. Fees quoted are all per annum fees.

Tuition fees for international (non-EU*) students ar...

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at Grant applications can also be made online at

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements
To be accepted you must have a minimum Second Class Honours degree (ideally at 2.1 honours or higher) or equivalent. To apply, send your CV, a personal statement of no more than 500 words detailing your interest in the ...

Number of Places 20

1. Hands on: The programme is practice based, with weekly writing and multimedia assignments designed to give you the professional skills required to work in the media.

2. Facilities: NUI Galway has invested ...

Course Summary The MA Journalism is designed to give you a professional qualification to work as a journalist in the fast-paced media industry.
Course Content

Expand+You will take part in an intensive, 12-month training programme in print, digital, broadcast and multimedia practice as well as gain important contextual understanding about the contemporary world of journalism. Core modules include Journalism Bootca...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates on the programme work in a variety of roles in local, national and international media organisations; in the wider media and communications industry; and as communication professionals in business, NGOs, politics and government.
Further Enquiries CONTACT
Dr Tom Felle
T: +353 91 492 049
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