MA in TV and Radio Journalism

Griffith College, Ireland

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 16,660

Course Accredited By

HECA

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 25% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus
This course is also available in Part Time.
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.

  • 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

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • February 2022

Entry Requirements

  • A primary degree (2.2) and interview
  • 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.

Mandatory Modules

  • Communications and Audience Theories
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • MoJo: Mobile Video Journalism
  • Radio Documentary Research and Production
  • Radio News and Current Affairs
  • Radio Production
  • Research Methods
  • Sociology of the Media
  • TV Studio News and Current Affairs
  • Video Journalism and Documentary
  • Writing and Editing: News, Features, Content
  • Dissertation
  • Virtual Studio Mastering and Delivery
  • Online Media: Creation, Curation

General Fee Information  

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Dublin  
  • EUR 7,600.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

  • Dublin
  • EUR 7,600.00

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