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Course Code:
DL821
Title:
English, Media and Cultural Studies
College:
Dun Laoghaire IADT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Combines the study of English Literature, Media, and Cultural Studies. In this programme, students explore poetry, drama, and prose, alongside film, TV, scriptwriting, and multimedia. This course develops critical thinking and the ability to write clearly and effectively. This is an arts degree.



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Students will be especially well prepared for employment in the culture and knowledge sectors, publishing, advertising, public relations, multimedia software and traditional media and broadcasting. Teacher-training, postgraduate work in English, Media/Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or Arts Management, or in a variety of interdisciplinary courses.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

300

Change from 2012: 

-5

History:

2012 - 305
2011 - 350
2010 - 355
2009 - 340
2008 - 350
2007 - 350
2006 - 370
2005 - 370
2004 - 380
2003 - 405
2002 - 400*
2001 - 410

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