Creative Media

BA (Hons) inCreative Writing for Digital Media

What is Creative Writing for Digital Media


This programme teaches professional and creative writing skills, geared towards the creation of digital content which will be distributed across an array of electronic formats. Our graduates are master crafts people. They pursue highly successful careers in radio production, television drama, podcasts, blogging, scriptwriting, screenwriting, playwriting, journalism and e-publishing. Creative media, as an employer, continues to evolve and expand. Right now, there is a shortage of graduates with the vital skills to become quality content developers. This programme fills this need by teaching the craft of writing and giving you the skills to use digital and web related media to transmit content.

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Why study Creative Writing for Digital Media at IT, Tralee

The current convergence of media and digital technologies offers unprecedented opportunities for content creators. Our programme, with its emphasis on high quality content design, is uniquely placed to take advantage of the opportunities that are emerging. As the information age advances, there is an increasing demand for graduates who can blend a diverse range of disciplines such as journalism, recording, broadcasting, e-learning, e-publishing and interactive media technologies.

What are my career opportunities

The course is unique in merging traditional skills for writing with a technological skill set; hence graduates will be employable in any job that requires writing and distribution of any digital content across an array of electronic formats.

Graduates of this programme will be able to find employment as:

  • Professional Writers
  • Journalists
  • Proofreaders
  • Copy Editors
  • Publishers
  • Online Content Developers
  • Marketeers
  • Scriptwriters
  • Storyboarders for Film, Video
  • E-Publishers
  • Creative Writers (Screenwriting, Playwriting,Theatre Writing, Radio Drama)
  • E-Publishers
  • Media Writer
  • Educators / Teachers
  • Web Designers
  • Media Researchers
  • Media Reporters
  • Advertisers
  • Salespeople

Any other information

Creative Media is one employment sector that continues to evolve and expand both nationally and internationally. There is a shortage of graduates with the vital writing skills to become quality content developers. This programme fills this need by teaching the craft of writing. In addition, students will be trained to use a scala of digital and web-related media for transmitting their content.

Other Requirements

Satisfactory Garda Vetting is a mandatory part of registration for this programme. Failure to obtain satisfactory Garda Vetting will result in de-registration. Any offence and/or convictions arising after registration must be disclosed to the Institute immediately.The Institute reserves right to review the registration status of a student in light of additional information received subsequent to registration.