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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Arts (Joint Honours) Media Studies

Dublin City University - DCU
Dublin City University - DCU
Course Code
DC291
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 - 4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r1
349
Points Change
-5

Course Summary

Arts
Arts

Students study Media Studies and one other subject from: English, International Languages (French, German, Spanish) or Politics

This joint honours degree will give students new critical perspective on areas central to contemporary society.

Each subject area provides students with an opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a particular academic discipline while also providing a solid foundation for further study.

Chosen subjects will be studied through seminars, lectures, workshops and tutorials and some on-line learning giving students the opportunity to get to know fellow students.

Course Details

College Link > DC291 - Arts (Joint Honours) Media Studies

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Foreign language options with this course

There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:

Languages
Includes study abroad?
Award Type
French
Major
German
Major
Spanish
Major

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website


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QQI FET/FETAC Links

PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

Search for PLC Courses offering these awards
(Click on the Codes)

Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
EMPXX Media Production
5M15960 Media Production
5M18518 Media Production
ELESX 5M2073 Language and European Studies
EMMPX 5M2146 Multimedia Production
ECHSX 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EPJXX 5M2464 Journalism
ELAXX 5M3114 General Studies
ERPXX 5M4511 Radio Production
ETFPX 5M5158 Film and Television Production

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Linguistic

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Career Progression

Many subject options offer the opportunity to avail of a year long study period abroad.


Graduates enter careers in post primary teaching, translation, postgraduate studies, multinational corporations and international organisations including the EU.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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