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Journalism

University of Limerick

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12884 EUR/year
5912 EUR/year
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About

The Journalism course offered at University of Limerick aims to equip graduates with the high-level research skills essential to all kinds of journalism, a solid appreciation of the ethical and legal issues in the profession and a critical understanding of how the media operates. 

Overview

On the The Journalism course offered at University of Limerick students will also gain practical experience of what it feels like to work as a journalist by completing assignments to deadline while on the course.

The Journalism course aims to

  • equip graduates with the high-level research skills essential to all kinds of journalism,
  • provide students with a solid appreciation of the ethical and legal issues in the profession and a critical understanding of how the media operates.
  • provide students with practical experience of what it feels like to work as a journalist by completing assignments to deadline while on the course.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Journalistic Writing for News
  • Professional Skills for Journalism and Team Project
  • Introduction to Broadcasting and Media Law
  • Advanced Journalistic Writing (News and Features)
  • Investigating Current Issues in Irish Journalism
  • Researching Media
  • Broadcasting and Multimedia Journalism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
    • English language qualification if English is not your first language
    • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates 
    • A copy of your birth certificate or passport 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12884 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12884 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5912 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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