The Graduate Diploma in journalism gives you hands-on experience in print, radio, television and online reporting. Offered over an 11-month period from June to April, our streamlined program familiarizes you with today's ever changing digital media landscape. Now more than ever, we need motivated truth-seekers to dedicate themselves to the highest editorial standards of the profession. Our award-winning faculty members will challenge you to become a professional journalist as you explore the theoretical, analytical and practical dimensions of the field. Our internship offerings will connect you to Montreal’s strong media environment, permitting you to network with working journalists and report on stories related to politics, culture, science, sports, the arts and more.
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 Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
JOUR 510 Web Editing and Page Design (3 credits)
JOUR 513 Journalism Ethics and the Law (3 credits)
6 credits – Winter Term, Elective Courses *
JOUR 505 Advanced Reporting (3 credits)
JOUR 508 Research Project (3 credits)
JOUR 528 The Digital Magazine (3 credits)
JOUR 532 Documentary Video and Radio (3 credits)
JOUR 542 International Journalism (3 credits)
JOUR 566 Photojournalism (3 credits)
* Please not that some electives may not be offered in any given year.
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