New Media Studies

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name New Media Studies
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL837
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Min Entry Requirements
2 H5 + 4 O6/H7
English – O6/H7

Portfolio No
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP is accepted as a sixth Leaving Certificate subject and is counted for points purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information FETAC Entry Requirements
Applicants with QQI Level 5 or Level 6 Awards require distinctions in 3 (of 8) modules.
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Mature Applicants We welcome applications from mature students, who must apply to the CAO. Level 5 or Level 6 in relevant course.
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 40
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+BA [Hons] New Media Studies.

If you like to make videos, documentaries, tell stories, or write blogs, this course is for you. A mix of theory and practice, this programme explores the development of media and its evolution in the digital age.


Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1
Intro to Cinema & Cultural Studies
Intro to Media Studies
Intro to Critical Theory
Media Production 1
Narrative Theory
Music Industries
Screen Writing
Digital Skills 1

Year 2
Documentary Studies
Irish Cinema

Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I graduate?
Graduates go on to careers in media + broadcasting; production; journalism; and social media, working as bloggers, researchers and content developers. Graduates also progress to further study at Masters level in Ireland and abroad.
Further Enquiries Dr. Díóg O’Connell
Course Co-ordinator
Phone: +353 1 239 4742
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 298
2020 201
2019 298