Further Education

Further Education 2023-2024

Global Media and Online Journalism 5M5048

This course provides students with the opportunity to explore the world of media whilst focusing on the skills required to work in the world of online journalism.

This course is designed to:

This programme aims to provide you with an introduction to working as a professional in the international media and communications industries. Global Media and Online Journalism will give you a critical understanding of the 21st Century complex global media industry. It will prepare you to further your studies at Third Level or to pursue employment in the global media market.

Entry Requirements
  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent.

  • Interview

  • Mature applicants welcome

Course Content
  • Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design 5N0755
  • Cinematography Camera Operations N51590
  • Digital Photography 5N1270
  • Documentary Photography 5N1271
  • Desktop Publishing 5N0785
  • Image Processing 5N1291
  • Work Experience 5N1356
  • Communications 5N0690
Optional Modules

Learners may also have the opportunity to study from Maths as an extra module.

How the course is taught

GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners. We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet based technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning. Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable. We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.


Global Media and Online Journalism (Creative Media) 5M5048

Progression to Higher Education
  • Student Services Fee: €175
  • QQI Certification Fee: €50
  • Desireable Laptop or Desktop Computer with an i5 processor

TOTAL: €225

Medical card holders, Grant, BTEA & VTOS recipients are exempt from the QQI Examination Fees.


This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May

Please Note

GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.