Advanced Certificate in Journalism for the Digital Age
This programme is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence for a career in journalism in this digital era. Learners will gain new skills and learn about broadcast journalism through DFEi’s radio station ‘The Wave’. Learners will also generate two blogs, based on news and opinion. Both journalism courses have a strong record of progression to third level institutions
Upon successful completion of this course, learners may beGraduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the higher education links scheme to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at both Universities and Institutes of Technology.
Due to ongoing developments in QQI, award names and content are subject to change.
Higher Education Links Scheme
"Without the support of the teachers at DFi, I would not be completing the BA in Journalism at DIT and stepping closer to a career in Journalism".
Michelle Dardis, graduate
Graduates have progressed on to work in the print and digital media as freelance or staffing journalists, writing or editing content. Graduates also work in press offices and as print, design and layout assistants.