BA in Communications

Griffith College, Ireland
BA in Communications
Next enrollment cycle September 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 1,966,582
Course Accredited By HECA
3 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree Up to 7% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus. 

Take the first steps to a career as a working media professional .


This hands-on course builds the knowledge and skills needed today in the changing and dynamic world of media, whether is working online, in radio, TV or photojournalism, giving you the practical, real-world experience needed to succeed.

  • Our BA (Hons) in Business (Marketing) is a 3-year QQI Level 8 degree. The purpose of the programme is to allow students to tailor their studies to reflect their interests and future career ambitions in marketing through a broad range of business and marketing modules.
  • Students will develop their marketing skills and expertise while also having a grounded knowledge in all key business areas.
  • Students will gain a key understanding of business disciplines, teamwork and specialised marketing practices, perfectly positioning them to be a dynamic team player in any business environment.
  • Students will achieve a degree level qualification in a flexible and accessible manner via the blended learning delivery method.
  • You will benefit from a broad syllabus covering key marketing disciplines like global marketing, social media marketing, customer engagement and branding.
  • You will receive lecturing from vastly experienced professionals from a wide range of industries.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • 5 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and maths.

How to Apply
Applicants under 23 years

  • Applicants under 23 years of age must apply through the CAO. Please consult us for information on important dates for applications.
  • CAO Codes
  • Dublin - GC465
  • Cork - GC265

Applicants over 23 years

  • If you are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January of the year you want to enter, you may apply as a mature student. Mature and part-time applicants must apply directly. Mature students will be asked for a copy of their passport. Part-time applicants that are under 23 years on 1st January 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.

English Language requirements 

  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.

Year One

  • Digital, Online and Social Media Production
  • Mobile Media
  • Photography 1
  • Thinking, Writing, Presenting
  • Understanding Society
  • Communications History
  • Cultural Journalism
  • Radio Production 1
  • Writing for Media

Year Two

  • Contemporary Politics
  • Media Production
  • Photography 2
  • Radio Production 2
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • News Reporting and Feature Writing
  • Understanding Narrative
  • Shorthand (Elective)
  • Writing and Presentation Skills (Elective)

Year Three

  • Business of Media
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Media Reporting and Editing
  • Video Production 1
  • History of Art and Photography
  • Media Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Video Production 2

Interested in this course?

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