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Graduate Certificate in Journalism Humber College - North Campus Humber College - North Campus, Canada

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CAD 19588

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CAD 100

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12 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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88

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Humber’s Journalism graduate certificate program will immerse you in advanced research, writing and interview practices, data mining techniques, and a range of storytelling approaches for work within a multiplatform journalistic or information-gathering environment. You will also have the opportunity to pursue discipline-specific reporting in areas such as science, business, sports and the arts.

Using the latest technologies, the program will focus on training graduates for the field of journalism with an emphasis on digital journalism. Graduates will be able to function in a digital/online environment including social media and data-based journalism. An emphasis will be placed on providing you with opportunities to practise and develop your journalism skills through coverage of live field events.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Select relevant content and credible sources to create complex news reports.
  • Assess socio-political and historical context, platform requirements, and audience needs when producing news reports.
  • Use data gathering, mining and visualization and presentation tools to identify and report stories hidden in big data.
  • Assess industry trends to inform professional journalism decisions and develop implementation strategies.
  • Conceptualize, produce and manage the implementation of multi-platform digital content using a variety of content management systems and industry-related technologies.
  • Manage a project in collaboration with other media professionals as part of a news production process in an integrated, multi-platform digital environment.
  • Comply with and support others to work in accordance with industry, professional, legal and ethical standards of practice.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate strategies for personal, career and professional development to enhance work performance and maintain currency with industry.
  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders to achieve business goals and strategic objectives.

Work Placement
You'll gain valuable first-hand experience through a mandatory work placement, usually unpaid, in the final semester of your studies.
Industry partners include but are not limited to CBC (TV News, Radio News, Talk Radio, Online and Podcasts), CTV (News Channel, Toronto Bureau, Ottawa Bureau, CTVNews.ca), CP24, Global TV News, TV Ontario, CityNews, 680 News, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Postmedia, The Canadian Press, local and regional newspapers, The Hockey News, TSN, Sportsnet, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Rogers M-School, Toronto Life Magazine, Entertainment One, Cineflix, ET Canada, etalk, The Social, CityLine and The Marilyn Dennis Show.

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Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 70 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88.0  Minimum Listening - 22.0  Minimum Reading - 22.0  Minimum Writing - 22.0  Minimum Speaking - 22.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 61
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 125.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or advanced diploma or diploma.

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
61 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
125 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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19588

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CAD 100

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12000 Per year

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