The MA in Journalism and Digital Content Creation programme at Cork Institute of Technology is aimed at those wanting to launch a career in journalism, as well as established journalists wanting to upskill, and those who want to work as content creators and storytellers in the areas of marketing, advertising, public relations and general communications.
Journalism and Digital Content Creation programme at Cork Institute of Technology blends journalistic tools and techniques with training in new technologies and media to prepare students for the new media workplace. Along with our strong connections with industry, even as they learn, our students are producing work that is published in the national media. We’re equipping our students with all the skills that are basic requirements for today’s digital journalists and content creators: shooting and editing video, creating audio and podcasts, using social media, developing an online presence and strong connections with industry.
The course is accredited by the Higher Education Training Awards Council (HETAC).
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- The full-time programme runs over a twelve-month period, divided into three terms. The taught element runs over a nine-month period, divided into two equal semesters, and is followed by one research-based semester during which students complete their documentary and Mentorship Programme.
- All modules are 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted. The elective modules afford the learner the opportunity to broaden his/her skills set in other disciplines such as Studio Technology, Events Management and Business and Entrepreneurship.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
Non EU applicants: 31st May
DisciplinesJournalism Digital Communication View 16 other Masters in Digital Communication in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
International12000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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