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Communication & Media

GradDip Communication & Media
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)

The Grad Dip in Communication & Media is designed for students who wish to explore a wide range of contemporary issues in media and communication studies in depth. It offers a broad interdisciplinary foundation in theory and practices in relation to communication content and audience reception, processes of mediation and influence, regulation and power, political economy, ethics, digital platforms and human-computer interaction.

Curricular information is subject to change.

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Duration

1 Year Full-Time, 2 Years Part-Time.

Number of credits

60

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Research Theory and Practice
IS40820
Media & Society
IS40860
Topics in Digital Media & Comm
IS40870
Intro to Communication Theory
IS40880

Stage 1 - Option
Communicating Heritage
ARCH40830
Human Computer Interaction
COMP47680
Information Architecture: Designing the Web
IS30050
Managing Information Technology for Information Professionals
IS30340
Information Ethics
IS30370
Digital Storytelling
IS30380
People, Information & Communication: Our Information Behaviour
IS40030
Research Practice
IS40390
UXD: User-Centered Design
IS40610
Research Methods
IS40640
Intro to Data Journalism
IS40740
Data Journalism Studio
IS40780
Data & Society
IS40840
Project Management
IS40890
Media Law
LAW30190
Data Protection and Privacy: European and US Perspectives
LAW41270

Application date

How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Dip Communication & Media FT (W442)

Duration
1 Year

Attendance
Full Time

Deadline
Rolling *

Grad Dip Communication & Media PT (W443)

Duration
2 Years

Attendance
Part Time

Deadline
Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Course fee

GradDip Communication & Media (W442) Full Time
nonEU fee per year - € 19900

GradDip Communication & Media (W443) Part Time
nonEU fee per year - € 9950

***Fees are subject to change

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2020/2021 September

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