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Journalism, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #477 (QS) Montréal, Canada
Prepare for the future of news. At Concordia University Montréal, Journalism program you’ll become a first-rate journalist, and a future decision-maker, capable of thinking critically and leading journalism in new directions.
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Overview

Program Details

In the Journalism program at Concordia University Montréal, you can learn a range of current production skills, cover the same events as working journalists, do internships that give you valuable newsroom experience, and graduate functionally bilingual.

Your professional training balances practical skills with theory and analysis. The production workshops apply newsroom standards to every assignment, and our seminars focus on the social, economic, political and ideological contexts in which journalism is practised.

You’ll benefit from small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities that replicate modern newsrooms. We equip you with the storytelling tools you need to work in journalism and to adapt to this ever-changing profession.

You’ll graduate a skilled journalist, able to think critically about your profession and our society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3-4 years

  • Credits
    90 alternative credits

    90-120

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Digital Tools for Journalists
  • Research Methods for Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Law and Ethics in Journalism
  • Video Journalism
  • Radio Newsroom

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    540

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Quebec CEGEP: 22, Co-op (CRC): 28
  • High School: B-
  • University Transfers (internal/external): B-
  • Bacc. français: 12
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 27

Tuition Fee

  • International

    730 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 730 CAD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    85 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 85 CAD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

 $ 264.67 per credit Non-Québec residents 

Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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