MA in Radio and Television Journalism

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: February / September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From 14,000 € / year

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Through the Master in Radio and Television Journalism students will acquire theoretical knowledge of the media industries and production skills specific to journalism. The program team, comprised of full-time academics and industry professionals, aims to instill in students the skills necessary to apply critical reflection and intellectual depth to their multimedia content production.

  • You will acquire reflective critical learning and you will develop strong practical skills in media production with the use of television studio, film and television production equipment .
  • Take advantage of our cutting-edge facilities that Include a campus radio station, 2 broadcast studios, 4 photo studios, 3 darkrooms, a TV and video studio, and a sound engineering studio.
  • The recognition of the National Union of Journalists of this program entitles students to apply for a NUJ Press Card for the duration of your course.
  • You are guaranteed excellent teaching practices , as many of our graduates currently work in a variety of leading media outlets, including the Irish and Sunday Independent , RTE Radio and Television, Newstalk, TV3 and Google.
  • You have a chance to join the ranks of various award winners with Griffith College students consistently excelling in the Smedia awards.

Career progression

Through the Master’s in Radio and Television Journalism, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong portfolio, and covered a wide range of media. Graduates of this course are employed in a wide variety of fields in the communication industries in media and communications companies, non-governmental organizations, video production companies, and media outlets as journalists, editors, media content creators, researchers, video producers and radio production managers. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates, including:

  • Video producer
  • Journalist / Radio Researcher
  • Editorial assistant
  • Content and community manager
  • Social media coordinator

Program structure

  • Communication and audience theories
  • Media law and ethics
  • MoJo: mobile video journalism
  • Research and production of radio documentaries
  • News and radio news
  • Radio production
  • Search methods
  • Sociology of the media
  • TV Studio news and updates
  • Videojournalism and documentary
  • Writing and editing: news, features, content
  • Dissertation
  • Virtual Studio Mastering and Delivery
  • Online media: creation, curation

Admission requirements

  • Title and qualifications of undergraduate studies, previously completed.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • If English is not your mother tongue, you must show that your level of English is at an adequate level, that is, a minimum of 7.0 IELTS or equivalent.

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