One Academic Year
This programme gives you a very practical understanding of marketing, how public relations work, the key principles of business communications and how to get the best from social media in the business and marketing context. The Diploma in Marketing, Communications & Social Media is an ideal course for you if you wish to explore more creative pathways into a business career or if you already have a non-business qualification. It is perfect for you if you want to advance or broaden your career with a formal marketing course.
One Academic Year
23rd September 2019
GBS & Irish Academy of Public Relations
National Framework of Qualifications Level 6
Continuous Assessment & Exam
IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent
This programme will:
The following modules will be covered during the programme:
You will be assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and examinations throughout the programme. Continuous assessment can take the form of written examinations, individual and group projects, mock interviews and presentations.
This is a direct entry programme and you will be accepted onto the programme through a combination of secondary school results and experience.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of 5 passes in the Leaving Certificate or a High School Diploma equivalent.
For non-native speakers IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is necessary. For levels lower than 6.0 IELTS, 6-12 weeks minimum of English language exam preparation is mandatory in our language school Galway Cultural Institute.
After this certificate you can progress on to a career in marketing and social media in SMEs or multinational organisations. Students who would like to further their academic career can choose to continue their studies through our Bachelor of Business degree and would be exempted from any modules completed within their certificate.