48 months
24250 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Develop career-based skills in journalism, social media and content creation, earning both a university degree in Media Studies with Journalism and Creative Writing at Trent University.

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This integrated degree and diploma program Journalism and Creative Writing at Trent University at Durham GTA and Durham College gets students career-ready with practical media production experience gained in college, and crucial critical thinking and writing skills developed in university. Through an emphasis on hands-on learning, you’ll gain new confidence building a strong portfolio of work that will help launch your future journalism, broadcasting and media.


  • Journalist
  • Content Creator
  • Editor
  • Social Media Manager
  • Author
  • Producer
  • Copywriter
  • Media Relations Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing for Broadcast
  • Print & Web Design
  • Feature Writing & Publishing
  • Television Studies
  • Visual Media
  • Critical & Opinion Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

International Baccalaureate (IB) Requirements: IB Diploma: 

  • Minimum overall score of 26 (including bonus points) in IB diploma*.

  • English Language A with a minimum grade of 4 satisfies English requirement. English B with a strong grade may also be accepted.  See the English Language Proficiency requirements for acceptable tests and exemptions if you do not have the required course/grade as per above. 

  • See the admission chart for program specific requirements. Prerequisite courses can be presented at Standard and/or Higher Level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24250 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Peterborough

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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