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BA (Hons) in Communications and Media Production

BA (Hons) in Communications and Media Production is a course run by Griffith College Dublin (GCD), Dublin. For more information about BA (Hons) in Communications and Media Production at Griffith College Dublin (GCD), please review the details below.

Communications is a fast-paced and, in today’s technology-driven environment, growing industry that offers a huge variety of job roles. Griffith’s BA (Hons) in Communications and Media Production is a full-time, three-year programme that aims to give students a foundation in an array of communications platforms including social and digital media, photography, radio, investigative journalism, TV and video. The course is heavily project-based and the introduction of specialised streams in Years 2 and 3 allows learners to influence the path their studies take them down depending on where their interests lie. In this course students will:

  • Develop practical skills through work on traditional media (newspaper, TV and radio) and new media (digital, social media and mobile journalism).
  • Gain a solid understanding of media theory, media communication and media production.
  • Contribute to the college newspaper, radio station and digital portal.
  • Build a portfolio of work and gain knowledge of the most up to date technologies.
  • Influence your career path with specialisation in four elective choices.
  • Have access to state-of-the-art facilities on campus including radio station, photography studio and film and TV studio.
  • Be able to access a National Union of Journalists press pass.
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Training ProviderGriffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 8
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration3 years
Course Fee€6250
Entry RequirementsCAO students: 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and maths or equivalent. If you are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January of the year you want to enter, you may apply as a mature student. Mature and part-time applicants must apply directly. Mature students will be asked for a copy of their passport. Part-time applicants that are under 23 years on 1st January will be asked for a copy of their passport, Leaving Certificate results / FETAC qualifications or equivalent and must meet the minimum entry requirements for the programme.
Carear PathThrough the BA (Hons) in Communications & Media Production, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong portfolio and covered a diverse range of media. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including: Video production Photography Web Design Graphic Production Online Campaign Manager Researcher and Journalist Multimedia Specialist Broadcast Journalist Technical Writer Advertising Account Manager Graduates of this course have the option to continue their studies at Griffith College. We offer a number of options including: MA in Journalism and Media Communications MA in Journalism and Public Relations MA in TV and Radio Journalism MSc in Applied Digital Media Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Media Communications
Phone(01) 415 0400
Course CodeGC450
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