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Print Journalism | PJXX

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Journalism 5M2464

This programme is ideal for any aspiring journalist. Learners will be prepared to enter the journalistic world and will gain essential news gathering, writing and reporting skills. This 1 year, full-time programme will include an introduction to legal, ethical and political issues connected with news and current affairs journalism.

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Typical Modules

Writing Skills for Journalism
Media Analysis
Radio Programme Production
Word Processing
Research Skills for Journalism
Technical Skills for Journalism
Work Experience
Presentation Skills/Communications
Legal Practice and Procedures/Business Law
Image Processing/Desktop Publishing
Political Studies/Current Affairs
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.
  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.
  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.
  • In addition applicants will have to undertake an interview.
  • Newspapers, magazines, journals, radio stations or TV journalism
  • This Media programme has direct entry arrangements with Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and Tralee Institute of Technology. LCFE graduates have successfully secured places in these institutions. Award holders may apply for a place on the Advanced Certificate in Media / Radio Level 6 programme in LCFE
  • Institutes of Technology and other Colleges around the country may be offering opportunities for further studies. Please check with the individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie
This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.