Journalism for the Digital Age: Pre-University Arts and Media
This programme is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence for a career in journalism in this digital era. In year 1, all aspects of the industry will be studied including, making contacts, interviewing and the craft of writing. Social media and traditional sources will be used to find and publish news. Learners will attain the know-how to get published in print and online.
DFEi: Graduates may progress to the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Journalism for the Digital Age at DFEi
Elsewhere: Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Shceme 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
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.