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Media and Journalism Courses at DBS

The world of media and journalism is changing, driven by the spread of digital technology and social media. Media in all its forms now reaches into all our lives and studying a media or journalism diploma or degree course at Dublin Business School (DBS) will give you a fully-informed introduction to this complex, exciting and fast-changing world.

Our full-time and part-time undergraduate, degree, postgraduate masters and evening diploma courses cover a broad range of media and journalism areas, including:

> Film, Literature and Drama
> Journalism
> Marketing
> Sports Journalism
> Film Studies 
> Media and Cultural Studies 
> Cultural Studies.

Our degrees and diplomas in Media and Journalism are awarded by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC).

Building blocks and platforms for careers in media

Through practical training and theoretical study, you will build a critical understanding of the environment in which contemporary media and journalism operates. Your in-depth study and understanding of the intersecting roles of different media channels will prepare you for multiple roles in a wide variety of businesses and organisations.

Teaching informed by applied industry experience and practices

The teaching of media and journalism at DBS is through a variety of lectures, tutorials, course-work, practical work and case studies. Lecturers are drawn from both the media industry and academic world, with an emphasis on practical experience. Students’ achievements are assessed through written reports, essays, presentations, and formal examinations.

Public Lecture - Film and Moving Image Studies: Re-born Digital

Film Studies at DBS, in association with Boston College and Filmbase, is delighted to be offering a public lecture on video essays and other contemporary digital media tools and their impact on research and education on Friday 19th April 4pm-6pm at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

The public lecture will be delivered by Dr Catherine Grant, University of Sussex, an acknowledged pioneer in this field. Further details on her and her work can be found here. Following Dr Grant's paper there will be a panel discussion and the panel will include:

Dr Barnaby Taylor, Programme Leader BA (Hons) Film Studies, DBS
Dr Matthew Causey, Director of the Arts Technology Research Lab, Trinity College Dublin
Dr Kylie Jarrett , Lecturer in Multimedia, Centre for Media Studies, NUI Maynooth
Steven Benedict , Broadcaster, Writer, Producer

The panel will be chaired by Conor Murphy, Filmbase.  This event is free and will be of interest to anyone interested in digital technology and its impact on research and education in the audiovisual sector and beyond. Further information on the event can be found here or if you wish to reserve a place please email