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Journalism - New Media

Tuition fee CA$24,270 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$20,596), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Dormitory fee CA$12,000 per year

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses during the two academic semesters.

  • Including rent and meals (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and subject to change.

There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.

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Sheridan graduates are pioneers in journalism, media and news departments around the world. Take your place in this exciting, innovative industry.

Prepare for your journalism career with a graduate certificate

This graduate certificate program prepares you for a variety of journalism or media careers. You’ll learn in-demand skills, from researching and interviewing to data mining and content production. At Sheridan, you’ll develop a broad perspective that will prepare you to work in all news and information platforms.

Get work experience through a media internship

Once you’ve completed your in-class studies, you’ll have a 4–6 week internship. You’ll work with your professors to secure a placement in a media or news organization that suits your career goals. This work placement will give you valuable industry experience that puts you a step ahead of the competition.

Work with the latest journalism tools and technology

Sheridan’s newly renovated newsroom is a fully interactive space. It merges all media platforms (radio, television, web) into one centre. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and studio space, and will use a variety of camera formats to produce news stories, documentaries and other digital content.

Benefit from a cutting-edge curriculum

Sheridan’s Journalism – New Media certificate is one of the most forward-thinking graduate programs of its kind. We update our courses constantly to reflect the fast-paced changes in the media industry.

In one year, you’ll become skilled at the following:

  • Multimedia storytelling
  • Using social media for research and promotion of news
  • News and factual writing for print and websites
  • Visual and data journalism
  • Investigative reporting techniques and the use of WikiLeaks and other transparency and whistleblowing websites
  • Video storytelling
  • Photo and audio journalism
  • Entrepreneurial journalism
  • Interviewing and fact-checking
  • Finding and nurturing sources

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program can expect a variety of employment scenarios, ranging from full-time, traditional employment to contract and freelance work to self-employment startups. Students will work successfully in the field of news and information, television and radio, web and new media, production and communications.

Sample Job Titles

  • Digital Journalist
  • Data Journalist
  • News Broadcaster
  • News Reporter
  • Radio/TV host
  • News and Information Content Producer
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States