The Special Purpose Diploma Programme combines a knowledge of current best industry practices with the business skills required to plan and implement marketing communication projects enabling learners to communicate effectively both in person and across digital media platforms.
The Diploma in Digital Communications for Enterprise aims to give learners the skills to effectively communicate and deliver their messages, both digitally and in person. The programme assumes no prior learning and provides participants with the skills they will need to function in what is a growing communications sector. This Special Purpose Award will enable learners to.
The course has been delivered successfully in the past with many learners securing employment/self-employment. It is also meeting one of the current skills shortages facing enterprises today.
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
*subject to sufficient numbers
The programme is delivered on campus in Limerick, with an innovative mix of online and distance learning supports to enhance student learning and maximise the benefits of time spent in classes, labs and tutorials.
Applicants to the DDCE must meet normal QQI requirements. The faculty will also meet the learners in advance of the programme to identify their career aspirations and to ensure the programme will meet their needs.
International applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to have an IELTS score of 6 or greater, or equivalent.
As this is a Part-Time course, applicants must apply directly. Mature students will be asked for a copy of their passport and applications should be made before the 15th September 2017. Part-time Applicants that are under 23 years on Jan 1st 2016 will be asked for a copy of their passport, Leaving Certificate results / FETAC qualifications or equivalent and must meet the minimum entry requirements for the programme.
When our Admissions team receive your application they will be in contact with you directly.
If you wish to apply for advanced entry onto the course, please apply directly and a member of our team will be in contact with you to discuss your application.
Limerick €3,750 + Registration Fee of €250
Please note that a QQI Award Fee applies in the final year of all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.
Graduates of the Diploma in Digital Communications for Enterprise may wish to pursue further study and research in media/communications/business or other cognate disciplines.
Job readiness is critical to the success of the Diploma in Digital Communications for Enterprise learner. The College Careers Advisor and Placement Officer, in association with the faculty, have put in place a dedicated careers advice service for each learner to assist and support them back to employment or self-employment.
A suite of careers motivation, self-confidence and job ready workshops will be delivered and timetabled for learners. Additional sessions will be scheduled to include:
Each learner will be encouraged to engage with the industry via LinkedIn.com. This provides an exciting opportunity for participants to learn more about the sector and to network with potential employers. Griffith has also developed extensive engagement with industry and with the college alumni, and currently has an active data base of 1,400 employers.