This course offers students with a talent for writing the possibility of advancing their communication, craft and technological skills to pursue a career in journalism.
Writing Skills for Journalism
Research Skills for Journalism
Technical Skills for Journalism
TV & Video Production
Editing for TV & Film
Students work with local newspapers, publishing and media production agencies, and may also engage in work simulation organised through the college.
Classes operate in the Apple Mac computer lab with the latest programmes including Quark Xpress 8 and Adobe Photoshop.
Students have the chance to get published, and to prepare a portfolio.
FETAC Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.
Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.
Fetac Level 5
FETAC Award Code:
Business & Media
- Marketing, PR & Event Management
- Business Information Systems
- Digital Marketing & Web Design
- Business Administration/Office Technology Studies
- Legal Secretary and Medical Secretary Studies
- Business Management (Level 6)
- Multimedia & Web Development (Level 6)
- Print Journalism
- Business with Software Applications