Mohawk College

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College
Faculty:School of Media & Entertainment
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:

Master the skills of effective, fact-based communication through experience in print, radio, television, and the ever-expanding opportunities on the web.



Mohawk's Journalism program has the highest overall student satisfaction rate of any 3 year Journalism program in Ontario. Mohawk's Journalism program gives you the practical skills and knowledge to succeed as a journalist or communications professional in today's multimedia news environment. Whether you want to be a print or television reporter, on-air host, or work behind the scenes, you'll receive the hands-on training and experience you need to enter the exciting world of journalism.You will practice the craft of reporting with state-of-the-art digital equipment, under the guidance of industry professionals.


URL:Journalism at Mohawk College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,160
International: $16,639

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Compulsory ancillary fees are included.
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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 

Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent. Applicants are required to have excellent reading and writing skills, strong interest in news and current affairs, basic computer literacy, volunteer experience at a media outlet is an asset, students will pay a digital print fee, students will require an external hard drive

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

All classes in Mohawk College are provided in English. Students whose first language is not English are expected to prove their proficiency with one of the following: successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8 with 70%; TOEFL minimum score of 550 (79-80 Internet based); IELTS minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5; or an Ontario Secondary School Diploma & English Credit (Grade 12 U, M or C) issued from a public school board. For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit: http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/international-students/international-programs-and-admissions/admission-requirements.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Having volunteer experience at a media outlet is an asset.

    * 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 August 12, 2020