Course Description

Advanced Certificate in Journalism for the Digital Age

These programmes are designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence for a career in journalism in this digital world. In year 1, all aspects of the industry will be studied including, making contacts, interviewing and the craft of writing. Social media and traditional sources will be used to find and publish news. Learners will attain the know-how to get articles published in print and online. In year 2 learners will gain new skills and learn about broadcast journalism through DFEi’s radio station ‘The Wave’. Learners will also generate two blogs, based on news and opinion. Both journalism courses have a strong record of progression to third level institutions.

Training ProviderDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
Course CategoryJournalism, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Certificate / Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 6 QQI Award Media Production (6M5130)
Course FeePOA
Course Duration1 year
Entry RequirementsOne of the following: • Level 5 QQI Award in Journalism or equivalent • Degree Graduates • Applications are welcome from mature students who have significant previous experience in Journalism
Carear PathCareer Options Graduates have progressed on to work in the print and digital media as freelance or staffing journalists, writing or editing content. Graduates also work in press offices and as print, design and layout assistants.
Course Code6M5130
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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