Media and Communication Skills

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Media and Communication Skills

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Media and Journalism, Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    To introduce students to English-language media, including newspapers, journals and magazines. To enable students to understand and critically appraise a variety of media text types from a linguistic and cultural viewpoint. To develop transferable project management skills.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Critically analyse newspaper media
    2. Critically analyse advertisements
    3. Critically analyse Naomi Klein's No Logo
    4. Project management skills
    5. Create on-line magazine content
    6. Reflect on group learning
    7. English language writing skills development

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.