M.A. On Campus


Dublin City University

12 months
16000 EUR/year
7800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Masters in Journalism at Dublin City University provides wide-ranging training and education for those interested in the profession of journalism and related fields.


The Masters in Journalism at Dublin City University balances practical, theoretical, technical and analytical elements to address the changing media environment and the new, and increasingly diverse, demands being made on entrants to journalism. Upon completion you will have the in-depth knowledge and aptitude to pursue a successful journalism career.


Graduates work in a wide range of areas, including mainstream journalism across all media, nationally and internationally, and in organisational representation and lobbying and general communication roles.

Potential Careers

  • News Reporter (print, online, broadcast)

  • Sub-editor

  • Feature Writer

  • Sports Reporter

  • Columnist

  • Producer

  • Researcher

  • Lobbyist

  • Editor

  • Advocate

  • Public Communication Specialist

  • Media Entrepreneur

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News Reporting
  • News Editing
  • Social and Mobile Journalism
  • Radio Journalism
  • Networked News
  • Newsday
  • Communication Ethics
  • Media Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent
  • Applicants with appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may also be considered. This includes discipline-specific knowledge and know-how; transferable skills; basic research competency; personal effectiveness.
  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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