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CAD 16667

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CAD 90

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24 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Seneca’s two-year diploma Journalism program will provide you with hands-on training for multiple platforms — broadcast, video, audio, multimedia, online and social media. You will work in integrated newsrooms across all platforms.

Starting on your first day, you will be in the field reporting and giving a voice to issues that matter. As the program develops you can specialize in sports, entertainment, aboriginal/environmental issues, investigative journalism, hosting/anchoring or documentary/multimedia presentations.

You can also pursue the concurrent credential Journalism program offered by Seneca and York University where you can earn a Seneca diploma and a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Skills
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Multiplatform reporting
  • Content producing
  • Documenting
  • Multimedia presentation
  • Specialized writing
  • Pitching
  • Audio and visual gathering
  • Editing
  • Investigating
  • On-air performance

Field Placement
You will experience journalism in a professional multiplatform setting through six weeks of mandatory field placement.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024, Jan 2025

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58
  • DUOLINGO
    • 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):
    • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

16667

Tuition Fee
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CAD 90

Application Fee
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12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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