The course offers a comprehensive programme of study to anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a journalist. Applicants should have a keen interest in news and current affairs, a facility with language and the ability to work to deadlines. The programme develops skills in the practice of newspaper, broadcast and web-based journalism. Students also gain a critical understanding of the role of journalism in democratic society and knowledge of subjects such as politics, law and business. The School of Media publishes and broadcasts student’s work during the academic year through DIT FM and a community newspaper, The Liberty. What are my... Career Opportunities? Journalists may work as reporters, commentators or editors across all media, locally, nationally and internationally. Many journalists work across numerous areas while others specialise in, for example, business, sports, arts or technology. Journalistic work is pressurised with tight deadlines but it provides an exciting and rewarding career for those who chose to follow it. A journalism education will also open up opportunities in fields like public relations and education.