MA in TV and Radio Journalism

Type

Postgraduate

Duration

1 Year Full-Time / 2 Years Part-Time

Validated by

QQI

Mode

Full-Time / Part-Time

Campus

Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level

9

This new and exciting MA is designed to address the demand for specialisms in TV and Radio Journalism.

This programme is for learners who wish to graduate as industry-ready, journalism and communications professionals with advanced TV and radio production skills. With six dedicated TV and radio production modules delivered in our industry-standard radio and TV studios, learners get hands-on content production and editing experience.

Why Study TV and Radio Journalism at Griffith College?

The MA in TV and Radio Journalism is recognised by the NUJ and conducted on both a full and part-time basis over a 1-2 year period. Learners will acquire both a theory-based understanding of the media industries as well as journalism-specific production skills. The programme team, made up of industry professionals and full-time academics, aims to instil in learners the skills required to apply critical reflection and intellectual depth to their production of media content. 

  • You will display reflective critical learning and develop strong practical skills in media production with the use of TV studio, film and television production equipment.
  • Avail of our state of the art facilities including an on-campus radio station, 2 broadcasting studios, 4 photographic studios, 3 darkrooms, a TV and Video Studio and a Sound Engineering Studio.
  • National Union of Journalists recognition of this programme entitles students to apply for an NUJ Press Card for the duration of their course.
  • You are assured of excellent teaching practices, with many of our graduates currently working in a range of leading media outlets including the Irish and Sunday Independent, RTE Radio and Television, Newstalk, TV3 and Google.
  • You have an opportunity to join the ranks of multiple award-winners with Griffith College students consistently excelling at the Smedia Awards.

Course Highlights

  • State-of-the-art studios and facilities
  • NUJ Press Pass for the duration of your study
  • Build your own professional portfolio
  • Study full-time, part-time or through blended learning
  • Conceive, produce, edit and publish your own content 
  • Connect with industry leaders 

Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course commencing in Autumn and Spring.

  • February*
  • September*

*subject to sufficient numbers

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