Gaeilge Iriseoireacht agus na Meáin Dhigiteacha

Dublin City University


Course Name Gaeilge Iriseoireacht agus na Meáin Dhigiteacha
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC239
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requi...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Linked Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+All QQI awards are part of the new inclusive National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), developed by QQI.

Applicants who have a full NFQ Level 5 award in the appropriate qualifications and modules, with a minimum of five distinctions, can be adm...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicants EU/EEA and Non-EU
DCU has an active mature student body and strongly encourages applications from mature candidates (those aged 23 years or above on 1 January in the year of entry). As a mature student, your wealth of knowledge an...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 10
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
Develop journalism and technology skills through Irish and English

Improve your written and spoken Irish

Give yourself an extra advantage by taking a novel and contemporary approach to the study of journalism and Irish

Develop a...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What Will I Study?

Year 1
News Writing
Language Skills 1
Introduction to Journalism
History of the Irish Language
Ethics of Journalism
Modern Poetry and the Song Tradition in Irish
Economic and Political Systems
Irish-Language Media

Careers or Further Progression Future Careers:
Print and On-line media
Public Relations
Arts and Heritage

In these areas:
Bilingual and Irish-Language Media
An Ghaeltacht
Public Service
Private Sector
Cultural Sector
Further Enquiries School Secretary
T +353 (0) 1 700 5614
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Points History
Year Points
2018 350
2016 345
2015 415