Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Digital Communication atUniversity of Limerick Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Duration

4 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1972

Highlights

  • Journalism is an important, exciting, and dynamic field. It tells us about ourselves
  • This course provides a range of core practical modules designed to produce leading multimedia journalists capable of working across all digital platforms
  • The structure of the program allows for students to pick from a wide range of elective choices including, Politics, Languages, Law or Sociology, which foster a deeper understanding of societal issues, which are the focus of journalism
  • In the first year, students will choose two electives alongside their core journalism subjects, one of which they will take to degree level
  • Students will study subjects like Radio and Television broadcasting, Writing and publishing for digital media, Social Media and Society, Interviewing and Reporting, Sports Journalism, and Magazine Journalism, etc.
  • This four-year program also includes a six-month work placement opportunity in a national or regional news organization and an international study abroad placement

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #901-1000

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #501-550

      - QS 2022

    • #601-800

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #861

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 10,85,696
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,66,680
InsuranceINR 13,571
Books and other academic requisitesINR 38,169
TotalINR 5,18,420

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Euro = INR 84.82

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 7ᵗʰ November 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

70%

  • Standard XII examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Metro State Boards, or Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE), with first-division/class standing and a minimum average grade of 70%
  • Prerequisite subjects: Mathematics and English with a minimum grade of 70% in each subject at Grade XII is required
  • A language other than English and Mathematics must be taken as a subject up to Grade X.

TOEFL

Marks - 90/120

PTE

Marks - 61/90

  • With no section score below 59

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no less than 6.0 in any component.

Conditional Offer

Yes

If Students do not have English Language Qualifications yet, they can still apply for a programme. If they recieve an offer, it will be conditional on the basis that you meet the University English Language Requirements prior to enrolment.

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Certified/notarized copies of all transcripts and School/Degree/Diploma awards. These can be certified/notarized by your home school/college/university, a notary or a legal representative
  • Copy of birth certificate or passport
  • Medical/disability documentation if applicable
  • Copy of English Language proficiency

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application deadline

Scholarships
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Ireland.

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