Journalism & Public Relations

Griffith College Dublin


Course Name Journalism & Public Relations
Course Provider Griffith College Dublin
Course Code 81526 (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
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Applications for all direct entry programmes (undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time/evening time) must be made on the website

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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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 A primary degree (2.2)in any discispline and interview.

Candidates with relevant prior experiential learning may also apply and be considered for admission, subject to interview and submission of satisfactory evidential backup.
Interview Yes
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Course Content

Expand+About the course
The MA in Journalism and Public Relations equips learners with the skills to meet the demands of a media industry undergoing sustained and systematic change while also specialising in public relations. This MA programme concentrate...

Subjects Taught Semester I
– Media Law and Ethics
– Research Methods
– Sociology of the Media
– Writing and Reporting

Semester II
– Communications and Audience Theories
– Political Communication
– Public Relations Theory and Practice
– Online Media
– Corporate Public Relations

– Dissertation by writing or by practice
Careers or Further Progression

Public relations techniques are increasingly being used by firms and other organisations to communicate with key audiences. Information specialists who can create media content such as press releases and advertorial, and who can drive the o...

Further Enquiries For Further Information
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t: +353 1 415 0415
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