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M.A. On Campus

Journalism and International Affairs

University College Dublin

12 months
Duration
25000 EUR/year
25000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This unique new Journalism and International Affairs programme from University College Dublin has emerged as a collaboration between UCD and CNN, the world's largest international news organisation.  

Overview

The primary objective of this initiative is to create a programme that combines theoretical discussions with experiential learning to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of international  news media and the skills to undertake leading roles in that environment.  It very directly connects the classroom to the newsroom, affording collaboration with the news industry and access to best practices in cross-platform journalism and news production.

Careers & Employability

The primary purpose of the new Journalism and International Affairs programme from University College Dublin from University College Dublin is to enhance the career prospects of students. Upon graduation they will have learned skills to create and produce multi-media journalism, to think conceptually about newsmaking practices and about their relationship to environments of international affairs.

The MA will enhance students' prospects of employability, principally in the international news industry and also in ancillary sectors that value knowledge of international communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism & International 
  • CNN Academy Newsroom
  • Research Skills and Methods 
  • Public Diplomacy and Soft Power
  • The Global Politics of Cyber Security
  • Politics and Digital Storytelling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree  (NFQ level 8)  in a relevant subject area with a minimum upper second class honours UCD GPA of 3.08 or the international equivalent  is required 
  • Applicants without the above degree qualification but with extensive work experience in a relevant sector will be considered.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 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.

Funding

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