Certificate in Creative Social Media Administration

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Certificate in Creative Social Media Administration

This course aims to equip learners with the skills they need to become producers of innovative digital social media content. The focus of this course is producing innovative media content for a variety of different platforms. The course will guide learners step by step through a range of practical online media skills, story formats and creative tools to get started producing online media content.

Key Information
QQI Level 5
1 Year
Full time
QQI Level 5 5M5048
September - May
Course requirements
  • Applicants should have Leaving Certificate English or equivalent
  • Mature Applicants welcome
  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry
  • Use of a computer / laptop and Wi-Fi is desirable
Course modules
  • Media Analysis
  • Advertising
  • Web Authoring
  • Digital Marketing
  • Word Processing
  • Radio Programme Production
  • Communications
  • Work Experience / Personal and Professional Development
  • Maths (Optional)
  • European Language (Optional)
Education Progression

QQI Level 5 Award holders are eligible to progress onto Rathmines College’s Level 6 Advanced Certificate in News and Media in the Digital Age or to the Level 6 Adavanced Certificate in Business. They can apply to a wide variety of Higher Education colleges see www.cao.ie and www.qqi.ie. Graduates meeting the specified criteria (Distinctions in 5 nominated modules) may apply for progress to DCU, TU Dublin and IADT Degree Programmes in Communications and Journalism.


Work Experience

Work experience is an essential part of all our programmes. The College assists students in finding suitable work placements and monitors and assesses their performance in the work place.

Career Opportunites

Media graduates have also gained employment in all areas of the creative media industry including news reporters, feature writers, radio presenters, radio producers, news editors, content creators, podcast producers, sports journalists, radio presenters, public relations practitioners, newspaper editors, advertising copywriters and other exciting media careers.


I really enjoyed my time in Rathmines College. I made friends for life while also getting a great understanding of the Business sector. I’m now studying a Business Degree in Maynooth University and I am so glad I chose Rathmines College.
Alex Deaton
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