Holland College

Journalism

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Program Information

School:Holland College
Faculty:School of Visual Arts and Journalism
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:Print and broadcast journalism and a growing number of related fields place a premium on clear, concise, accurate writing based on the timely collection of information. The Journalism program emphasizes these skills while recognizing the importance of new technology and the growing use of broadcast reporting techniques online. Through courses in reporting and storytelling, critical thinking and law, you will be introduced to the basics of print and broadcast, while exploring various challenges within the industry. Two internship placements provide you with the opportunity to enhance the skills you learn in the classroom. Our students produce an online daily newspaper, The Surveyor, featuring broadcast and print stories.

URL:Journalism at Holland College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditorsJournalists and ReportersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •   English 

Applicants are required to have Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level, and Grade 11 or 12 academic English, minimum of 65%.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
Applicants are required to submit a resume including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program. You will also need a digital camera. Higher-end equipment is provided by the program. Digital video equipment is supplied for the broadcast journalism courses.

* 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 July 26, 2018