M.A. On Campus


Technological University Dublin

12 months
13500 EUR/year
7600 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MA Journalism offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology is further integrating digital into its already successful Masters programme. The School of Media has been a pioneering leader in media education for over 40 years and this is the School’s response to changes in journalism, especially in relation to digital media.


The Journalism programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology covers the practice and theory of journalism, ranging from the basics of journalistic craft to consideration of the part that journalists play in society. Incorporating new trends such as social media and advances in digital technology, students will develop ideas and stories across multiple platforms.

A fundamental principle behind the course is the belief that good journalism, produced by reflective, critical practitioners, is crucial in a democracy. The programme seeks to produce journalists who are multi-skilled and critically aware, and have a good understanding of the role of journalism in society.

The course includes tuition, skills training, practical experience, a wide range of assignments, seminars, tutorials, group projects, independent study and research.

It is an MA programme; students must engage fully in the critical and theoretical parts of the course.

Students, particularly international students, may choose to graduate with a Masters in Journalism (International) by selecting optional modules with an international theme.

Career opportunities

Graduates are competent to take up employment as journalists in newspapers, broadcast or on-line news organisations. They are equipped to work as reporters, sub-editors, feature writers, producers, researchers, presenters, online-content providers. Demand for graduates depends of course on economic circumstances, but former students have proved highly successful in finding work or in working as freelancers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Media Tools
  • Writing and Sub-editing
  • Journalism Practice: Reporting the story cross-platform (print, broadcast, online)
  • Explorations in Journalism 
  • Reporting Peace & War (Intl)
  • History and Theory of Journalism
  • Media Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an honours bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher), or equivalent, in any relevant discipline. Non-standard applications are also considered. 
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview. A short-list is then drawn up and successful applicants are sent first-round offers. If any places are not taken up, these are offered to applicants on a reserve list. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7600 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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