Journalism & Media Communications

Griffith College Dublin


Course Name Journalism & Media Communications
Course Provider Griffith College Dublin
Course Code 47414 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) South Circular Road, Cork City
Qualification Letters MA/PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Application can be made directly to the GCD Admissions Office or via the website

Applications for all direct entry programmes (undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time/evening time) must be made on the website

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Duration Full-Time 1 year, Part-Time 2 years.
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Financial Support Tax relief
Most programmes of two or more years’ duration have been approved for tax relief. Applicants should note that the qualifying conditions for relief may differ for full and part-time students. Relief is granted at the standard rate of tax and details can be found at
Entry Requirements Applicants for this course should have a 2.2 degree in any discipline.
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Course Content

Expand+Background to the course
The MA in Journalism and Media Communications offers a comprehensive multimedia syllabus designed with input from Irish journalists, academics and media practitioners. This has helped produce a course that is relevant to cu...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MA is awarded on successful completion of 10 modules and a dissertation. The Postgraduate Diploma is awarded upon successful completion of 10 modules.

– Media Law and Ethics
– Research Methods
– Sociology of the Me...

Careers or Further Progression Careers
Students are likely to find media-based employment as journalists in broadcast media, print, or as researchers, presenters, producers, or technical writers in media-related positions. Graduating students may be eligible to take up employment in areas where visual media or multi-media skills are in demand.

Graduates of this programme are currently working in TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, and online media for major national and local media, at home and abroad.
Further Enquiries For Further Information
Please contact the Admissions Office
t: +353 1 415 0415
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