Conestoga College

Journalism

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:Factual reporting plays a critical role in society today. In this two-year Journalism Program at Conestoga College, you will learn the fundamentals of research, interviewing and writing with the legal and ethical standards required to reveal the truth within a story. This program also allows you to develop the technical skills needed for digital news reporting and storytelling across traditional, online and mobile platforms.

As a student in this program, you will work within the college's digital news environment Spokeonline.com reporting stories from the community. In addition to first-hand experience with the challenges and deadlines of real-world production cycles, you will receive in-depth training in story development, live reporting, feature reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism and long-form reporting approaches, such as documentary production and magazine writing. You will be exposed to multiple traditional and emerging career avenues that rely on strong journalism skills.
URL:Journalism at Conestoga College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,128
Enrolment #:35
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.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status (See Mature Student definition for details.), and Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* 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 30, 2020

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