Journalism and Podcasting

Certificate in Media Production QQI Level 5 (5M18518) – 1 Year

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

  • Podcast Production
  • Digital Editing
  • Photography
  • Digital Video Processing & Production
  • Writing Skills for Journalism
  • Media Analysis
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

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


Certificate in Media Production QQI Level 5 (5M18518)


One year

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