Journalism and Podcasting

Media Production QQI Level 5 (5M18518)

Have you always dreamed of having your own podcast? Do you have a story to tell?

This new and exciting Journalism and Podcasting course aims to empower students to produce creative stories in a way that informs, educates and entertains.

This one-year course will develop journalism industry skills for use in a multi-platform environment. Students will learn various ways of storytelling including podcasting, radio, video, print, and online publication.

Students on this course will be prepared for a career in multi-media journalism, learning key skills such as research, content creation and podcast production.


Course Content

Radio Podcast Documentary Production, Digital Editing, Political Studies, Digital Video Processing & Production, Writing Skills for Journalism, Media Analysis, Communications, Personal & Professional Development


QQI Level 5 award in Media Production 5M18518


One year

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent is preferable. Mature students are welcome to apply.


Graduates can progress to Journalism & New Media QQI level 6 at CDCFE, or to a range of national courses through the QQI/CAO system