How to Apply
To be considered for admission, it is essential that your application to the Graduate Diploma in Journalism or to the Visual Journalism is complete and that all documents reach us by the stated deadlines.
Your documents must include
1. a letter of intent (approximately 600 words), outling your background, work experience, and desire to be a journalist;
2. three letters of reference (2 must be from academic sources);
3. official transcripts.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted. For Canadian applicants, the deadline for all documents is January 15 of the year in which the applicant seeks admission to the program. For international applicants, the deadline for all documents is the preceding December 15 (e.g., December 15, 2015 for entry in June, 2016). Please note that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for admission (based on Concordia's 4.3 grading system).
TOEFL/IELTS Admission Requirements
The program follows the minimum English language requirements set by Concordia University. Minimum scores for either TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) are 90 TOEFL iBT (internet-based), 577 TOEFL PBT (paper-based), and 6.5 for IELTS.
TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for up to two years after the test date.
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Follow all instructions carefully. If you have any questions, please contact:
Prof. David M. Secko
Diploma Program Director