Pre-University Journalism

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Course Content

P r e – U n i v e r s i t y J o u r n a l i s m
  • Media Analysis
  • Research Skills for Journalism
  • Technical Skills for Journalism
  • Writing Skills for Journalism
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Public Relations
  • Radio Programme Production

Course Description

This award supports students in the creation and development of the skills needed to become a journalist in the modern world. Students learn to analyse and create content for a range of media platforms, experiment with different forms of media, and develop public relation skills. This course will also equip students with knowledge around digital technology needed to deliver breaking news to audiences worldwide.


Level 5 Journalism Skills in Modern Society (5M2464)

Career Opportunities

The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in locations such as:

Journalist | Reporter | Writer | Media Researcher | Copy Editor | Public Relations | Public Affairs
Consultant | Media Analyst 


Newspapers, TV stations and radio, are currently the biggest employer of journalists in Ireland

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Progression to degrees

DCU | Journalism | Level 8
DIT | Journalism | Level 8
TUD| Journalism | Level 8
UCC| Digital Humanities and IT | Level 8
NUIG | Arts with Journalism | Level 8
NUIG | Arts (Digital Arts and Technology) | Level 8
NUIM| Media Studies | Level 8
NUIM| Arts | Level 8
DCU | Multimedia | Level 8

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