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Print, Journalism & Radio

Course Code: MJC

Duration: 1 Year

OVERVIEW

This course aims to provide a foundation in the practical skills and underpinning knowledge required in media.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Media Analysis
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Radio Programme Production
  • Research Skills for Journalism
  • Writing Skills for Journalism
  • Voice Production for Broadcasting
  • Word Processing

 STUDENTS’ WORK

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP including English or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI level 4 Certificate. Applicants should show an interest in and aptitude for journalism at the interview. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+).

CERTIFICATION

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Media Production 5M18518.
Certification will be at level 5 on the QQI Common Awards System.

PROGRESSION

Graduates may progress to courses in Higher Education Institutions on a competitive basis through the new QQI Common Awards System (CAS).

For information on the scheme see Higher Education Links Scheme 
Graduates with a merit profile may apply for entry to BTEC Higher National Diploma Courses in BCFE.

 

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