|Study location||Ireland, Dublin Main Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A primary degree (2.2) in any discipline and interview
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
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Interview is part of the entry requirements.
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Learners on the MA programme complete 11 taught modules plus a dissertation. The programme is intended to provide a continuous development experience for learners, in which academic reflection is combined with gaining practical and professional mastery of this dynamic and engaging field. The first semester of this programme is designed to be commonly taught with MA Journalism learners while the second semester offers Public Relations specialisms. The Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism & Public Relations consists of the 11 mandatory modules and does not include a dissertation.
Through the MA in Journalism and Public Relation, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong portfolio and covered a diverse range of media. Graduates of this programme are regularly employed as PR practitioners and media content creators in public relations firms and in the press and communications departments of companies and NGOs. Graduates also work as journalists, news researchers and broadcast production managers across web, radio, TV, video and print media. A sample of recent graduates’ job titles include:
PR Account Executive
Content and Community Manager
Digital Engagement Officer
Junior PR Consultant
News Research Assistant