TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Journalism
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT582
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
English or Irish H4

Information On Eligibility And Selection
To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirements for that pr...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit:
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?


Alternative Entry Go to for information.
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 30 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Journalism about?
There has never been a more exciting time to work in media. Our four year program offers applicants the chance to learn all of the skills that can launch a career across media, be it working in TV or radio broadcasting, cr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Module Listing
Year One
• News Reporting l Photo-Journalism
• Digital Media Skills
• Sports
• Crime & Science Reporting
• Media Law
• Media History
• Academic Writing Media Studies

Year Two
• News Production l Layout & Design for Prin...

Comment Location: Aungier St.

Are there study abroad options?
In Third Year students have the option to study abroad, either on Erasmus within Europe or in the United States on exchange programs.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Our graduates work in RTE, TV3, the Irish Times,, The Journal, The Examiner, Today FM, Newstalk, BBC, ITV, CNN, ESPN, Storyful, The Sunday Times. Jobs directly related to your degree: broadcast journa...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 3098 (Secretary)
F: 01 402 3003
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 346
2018 346
2017 367