Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Journalism (GrDip)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:The diploma is an intensive 11-month program that allows the student to experience practical, hands-on instruction in radio, television, online, and print workshop courses. The essential skills of editing, interviewing, writing, and recording are learned in “real-world” newsroom environments. These challenging production workshops are balanced by theoretical courses designed to acquaint the student with the history and contemporary challenges of journalism.
URL:Journalism (GrDip) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,456
Careers:Editors

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Entry into the program requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a field other than journalism from a recognized university with a minimum GPA of 3.00. However, students who have graduated with a Journalism degree in a language other than English may also be considered.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent together with the application which should be about 600 words outlining the student’s background, academic and work experience, and aspirations in journalism. Qualified applicants may be interviewed. Students should be aware that written assignments in workshops are in English.

    * 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 November 24, 2021

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