Course Description

Journalism for the Digital Age (Pre-University Arts and Media)

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.

CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin
Course CategoryDigital Media, Media
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 QQI Award Journalism
Course DurationOne year full time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsOne of the following:Leaving Certificate Established/ LCVP Leaving Certificate Applied • Relevant Level 4 QQI Award Mature applicants are welcome
Carear PathGraduates 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 Code5M2464
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17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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