Durham College

Pre-Media

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Communication Arts
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:The Pre-Media program is designed for anyone curious about the many careers available in communication arts. Students interested in working with magazines, newspapers, radio, television, feature writing, event planning, corporate communications, or the production of books, brochures, pamphlets and advertisements will learn some of the fundamental skills needed to work in fields such as journalism, public relations or advertising.

In one year, students learn effective written, verbal and visual communication skills, gain insight into career paths related to communication arts, and develop an understanding of how to do well in further studies. The goal of the program is to instill the knowledge and disposition required for successful study in a specific communication arts discipline.

What makes Pre-Media unique is the opportunity students have to learn the fundamental skills used in communication arts careers and to choose courses related to their personal interests and goals.

Students graduate with and Ontario College Certificate.
URL:Pre-Media at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

In addition to the prerequisite course, applicants must have an OSSD, GED, ACE (BTSD), or Mature Student Status (MSS).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 28, 2009