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Certificate in Media Fundamentals Durham College - Oshawa Campus Durham College - Oshawa Campus, Canada

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CAD 15924

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100 Waived

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12 months


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Program Overview

Learn media for corporate communications and entertainment. In Media Fundamentals, students learn to use audio, video and image capture, and the tools, techniques and skills needed to manipulate these assets for information and communications technology and entertainment media. You will build a portfolio that demonstrates your creativity and technical know-how, as you explore educational paths leading to careers in photography, video production, web design, interactive media, journalism and broadcasting.

This program allows students to learn technical and creative forms of media and expand their creative thinking, computer skills and knowledge of a variety of digital technologies.

Students will study a wide range of subjects including media communication; current affairs; social media techniques; video capture and editing; web design; audio capture; digital photography; and creative design.

  • Students will learn audio, visual and written communication skills and the expression of ideas.
  • A variety of media techniques are implemented in the curriculum including media and print communications, photography, video, web and social media.
  • Students will also develop presentation skills; learn how to conduct basic media research; and develop an education and career plan.
  • Guest lecturers and field trips provide practical learning experiences.

The program enables students to explore their strengths and interests in research-related careers while developing knowledge and portfolio materials to enhance their opportunity to meet the requirements for further study at college or university in industries including:

  • Advertising.
  • Broadcast, print and online journalism.
  • Interactive media.
  • Music business administration.
  • Photography.
  • Public relations.
  • Video production.
  • Web design.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 7 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53 - With no score less than - 49
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English (C or U)

6 IELTS Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 100 Waived

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11000 Per year

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