Tuition & funding
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.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 33 credits.
Please see the Journalism Courses page for course descriptions.
credits of Summer Term, Required Courses:
• JOUR 501 Research Methods for Journalism (3.00) • JOUR 502 Introduction to Reporting (3.00) • JOUR 511 Introduction to Multimedia (3.00)
credits of Fall Term, Required Courses:
• JOUR 500 Critical Approaches to Journalism (3.00) • JOUR 504 Intermediate Reporting (3.00) • JOUR 530 Advanced Radio News (3.00) • JOUR 536 Advanced Video Journalism (3.00)
credits of Winter Term, Required Courses:
• JOUR 510 Web Editing and Page Design (3.00) • JOUR 513 Journalism Ethics and the Law (3.00)
credits of Winter Term, Elective Courses:
• JOUR 505 Advanced Reporting (3.00) • JOUR 508 Research Project (3.00) • JOUR 528 The Digital Magazine (3.00) • JOUR 532 Documentary Video and Radio (3.00) • JOUR 542 International Journalism (3.00) • JOUR 566 Photojournalism (3.00)
Priority will be given to complete applications submitted by the deadline. In some cases, programs may continue to accept applications as long as there is space available.
International students: Considering the waiting period involved in meeting the entry requirements to Canada and Quebec, we strongly encourage international applicants to apply early and submit supporting documents prior to the deadline.
Tuition and fees of the program may depend on your student status, among other key factors. Estimate these costs based on the most common situations.
Funding packages are generally available for students in thesis-based programs. Course-based students may be eligible for a number of donor awards, and may consult with their department for program-specific opportunities.
Explore the rapidly evolving digital media landscape and be part of the next generation of researchers—truth seekers, storytellers and catalysts for change. Research the future of the profession with a unique focus on innovation.
Department of Journalism
Faculty of Arts & Science
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