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Journalism and Digital Content Creation

Cork Institute of Technology

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
5507 EUR/year
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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.

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

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

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

    • International

      12000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      5507 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5507 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

    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.

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