Global Media & Communication

Your Course
This programme aims to prepare you to work as a professional in the global media and communications industries with a specialism in a chosen area. You will be trained with high-level communication and production skills to work as a professional in the media industry, across multiple platforms. You will take a dual approach to your studies, being exposed to academic knowledge and understanding as well as practical skills and reflective practice. You will also have an opportunity to further specialise and develop a niche in a subject area of particular interest via a choice of elective streams including social media and digital technology; global business and financial communication; or international media and human rights.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
A minimum Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent), or be in your final year of study and expecting to graduate Summer 2021. Applications are welcome from people with prior experience in the media looking to update their skills. We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds.

Application dates

Applications will be considered in two rounds. Round 1 closing date - 30th April 2022. Round 2 closing date - 31st July 2022.


1 year, full-time.

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Career Opportunities
This programme prepares you for a wide range of careers. The valuable oral and written communication skills, advanced research skills, and critical thinking skills that the MA Global Media and Communication programme will offer you are highly transferrable and sought after by employers in sectors including the digital media, news, communications, culture and knowledge industries. You can progress to an exciting variety of careers including news and current affairs; media and creative industries; advocacy, civil society, and political organisations; strategic communication; social media and digital content production, digital communication and data analysis; publishing; broadcasting; public relations; and financial journalism and communication. The programme also offers clear opportunities to pursue further study and research at PhD level.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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