About Journalism at University of Limerick
The global media industry has undergone a period of rapid transformation in recent times, with a parallel growth in public desire for high quality journalism. Being a good journalist in this context requires a nose for a story but also the ability to rapidly manage and produce audio visual, print and social media content. A Journalism MA degree from UL will fully prepare you for life in a fast-paced digital newsroom. Bespoke MA in Journalism, News and MA in Journalism, Sport pathways ensure graduates have the basic skillsets required to do journalism, as well as specialised knowledge in their chosen field.
Our experienced team of professional journalists and research active academics lead a suite of modules focusing on key knowledge areas such as:
- News writing and reporting
- Investigative journalism
- Video and radio journalism
- Sports and feature writing
- Public relations and communications
- Entrepreneurial journalism
- New’ media’ innovations including data journalism, MOJO, podcasting, web publishing and digital verification
- Media law and ethics
- Critical media literacy/ analysis plus research methods
- Journalistic Writing for News
- Professional Skills for Journalism and Team Project
- Radio Journalism
- Media Law
- Advanced Journalistic Writing
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.
DisciplinesJournalism Media Studies & Mass Media Sports Sciences View 24 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in Ireland
- 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
International15800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15800 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA7000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Limerick
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.