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SchoolConestoga College
LocationKitchener, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 7,500
Full-time Graduate: 16,500
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesApplicants 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).
Cost
International: $15,128
Scholarships
DescriptionFactual 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.
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