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Marketing, Public Relations & Web Design

Marketing, Public Relations & Web Design

Marketing, Public Relations & Web Design

Course Code: 5M2102

QQI Level 5

Course Details

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Course Outline

The Marketing, Public Relations & Web Design PLC Course gives students the essential skills required to develop a career in PR or Marketing and to enhance their knowledge in other career areas such as customer service and web development. The mix of theory and practical learning allows the student to gain the knowledge required to perform the duties of a Marketing assistant or PR practitioner, from writing press releases and designing newsletters to engaging in social media and online PR. Software used includes MS word, MS Access, QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver.


Fees

GCC Registration Fee of €250 applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
  • Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
  • Those on a VTOS scheme.

An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inisgov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .


Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year in local Marketing and PR companies.

Special Features

Regular speakers from Galway Businesses in the areas of Marketing, PR, Web Design & Customer Service. Students will avail of the most up to date software both for Windows and Mac.


Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.

Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to 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 college and a student or a third party.

Course Modules

To equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the administration requirements of a range of organisations to enable the learner to operate effectively under supervision in a variety of administration contexts.
The aim of this module is to equip the learner with the understanding of the value of the customer service discipline as well as knowledge and skills to provide effective customer service within a work, social or voluntary environment, operating independently or as part of a team.
Using Microsoft Access, Learn how to create and modify databases under limited supervision.
The aim of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to produce a range of documents containing text and graphic images from design briefing to printing, using a Desktop Publishing (DTP) system.
The aim of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to operate effectively in a range of marketing related contexts using the principles and concepts underpinning marketing practice.
This module aims to educate the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the role, functions and techniques of Public Relations within a range of contexts.
Learn how to construct, test and maintain a range of webpages and sites using HTML CSS and Adobe Dreamweaver.
This programme module aims to provide a Learner with the personal knowledge, skills and capacity to participate in a suitable work placement under supervision for a limited time. It will also facilitate the learner to develop an understanding of the world of work and employment, Including the rights and responsibilities of both employer and employee.

Progression Routes

By completing the course, students have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 CAO points and can apply to 3rd Level Colleges. The holder of a QQI level 5 Certificate in Business may also progress to QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business here in Galway Community College. On completion of the Level 6 course, students can gain entry to 2nd Year of some courses in IT's once specific requirements of the IT are met. Contact GCC for more details.

Career Opportunities

  • PR Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Market Researcher
  • Promotions Assistant
  • Social Media assistant
  • Assistant Public Relations Officer
  • Customer Service Assistant

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