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Journalism and Digital Content Creation

Cork Institute of Technology

12 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
5000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Journalism and Digital Content Creation course at Cork Institute of Technology is a well-rounded, professional programme that prepares graduates for positions in the media. The programme blends journalistic tools and techniques with content creation using new technologies and digital media to prepare students for the new media workplace. 

Overview

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. 

Learning outcomes

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.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Higher Education Training Awards Council (HETAC).

Programme Structure

  • 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.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Non EU applicants: 31st May 

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree Equivalent with a grade of at least 2.2
  • Some courses require a grade of 2.1 and upwards so please check specific couse page
  • English Language equivalent (if applicable). 
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      12000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      5000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Cork

    860 - 1400 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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.

    Due for update

    Updated over a year ago

    Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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    Journalism and Digital Content Creation
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    Cork Institute of Technology

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