Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Visual Journalism (GrDip)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:The Diploma in Visual Journalism is an intensive 11-month program, training students to become photojournalists and documentary photographers. This applied program provides students with real-world and professionally oriented education in visual journalism. Courses emphasize visual story-telling techniques, photojournalism, documentary photography, studio photography, videography, and use of sound. Using photography and video students document and tell the stories of the diverse and vibrant communities in Montreal and surrounding areas.

Students attend seminars and lecture-based courses that ground them in the theoretical and analytical dimensions of journalism, with a particular focus on its social, economic, political, and ideological contexts.
URL:Visual Journalism (GrDip) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,456

Admission Requirements


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

    The normal requirement for admission into the graduate Diploma is an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.30 scale.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]
    Application Notes : If desired, candidates may submit samples of writing or research (10 pages maximum) to support their application.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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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