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FulltimeClassroomSocial sciences, journalism and information

Journalism, Photography and New Media (Journalism)

Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and under supervision in a journalistic and or media environment and or to
progress to further and or higher education and training.

Work placement / work experience may be a core feature/element of programmes in this field facilitating the enhancement of employability and transversal skills.

Target Award

QQI Journalism – 5M2464

Start Date: 27-08-2023Hours/week: 22 Hrs 00 Mins

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)


Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.


Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Desktop Publishing Level 5 Desktop Publishing (5N0785) QQI
Media Analysis Media Analysis (5N1298) QQI
Research Skills For Journalism Research Skills for Journalism (5N2443) QQI
Radio Programme Production Radio Programme Production (5N1379) QQI
Technical Skills For Journalism Technical Skills for Journalism (5N2463) QQI
Writing Skills For Journalism Writing Skills for Journalism (5N2435) QQI
Photographic Techniques Photographic Techniques (5N1538) QQI
Image Processing Image Processing (5N1292) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the knowledge, skills and competencies to work independently and under supervision in a journalistic and or media environment and or to
progress to further and or higher education and training.

Employability Statement
On completion of this Programme, learners may pursue a variety of roles dependent on specialism, these could include information management and provision, Researcher or positions in traditional and new media and news.

Provider

Waterford College of Further Education


Location

Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


Facilities

  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office

Email:
wcfeinfo@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051874053