Journalism Graduate Diploma
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a field other than journalism from a recognized university with a minimum GPA of 3.00.
- Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.
Additional Admission Requirements
Students who have graduated with a Journalism degree in a language other than English may also be considered. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent together with the application which should be about 600 words outlining the student's background, academic and work experience, and aspirations in journalism. Qualified applicants may be interviewed. Students should be aware that written assignments in workshops are in English.
Although it does not determine acceptance, applicants are advised that a working knowledge of French is important. Normally the program is taken full-time and completed in one year (three terms).
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 33 credits.
Please see the Journalism Courses page for course descriptions.
Journalism Graduate Diploma (33 credits)
credits of Summer Term, Required Courses:
credits of Fall Term, Required Courses:
credits of Winter Term, Required Courses:
credits of Winter Term, Elective Courses:
- Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
- Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for further details regarding the Time Limits.
- Graduation Requirement. To graduate, students must have completed all course requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.70.