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Media Fundamentals

Tuition fee CA$18,432 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,734), 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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Overview

Put yourself on the path to a creative media career!

The Sheridan Media Fundamentals program offers a foundation curriculum in film, broadcasting, journalism and digital media.

Gain great skills

You’ll acquire basic skills and concepts in:

  • Web and computer technology
  • Sound and camera
  • Television and film production
  • Media history
  • Communications theory
  • Visual design
  • Radio

Additional areas of study

You’ll also refine academic skills such as research, writing, and preparing and delivering presentations, which will serve you no matter which area of media studies you choose to pursue.

Gain a broad foundation

You’ll be introduced to a broad range of media skills to prepare you for advancement into further media studies. This program fills an important gap year for students who have yet to select, or do not yet qualify, for competitive, advanced-level study. Sheridan graduates’ broad learning objectives best prepare them to enter programs focused towards a media career.

Additional information

By taking this suite of media courses, you’ll learn about your interests and abilities while charting a course for more advanced media studies.

You’ll exit the program with a broad, foundational skill set that will prepare you for advanced educational opportunities in a variety of creative fields.

You’ll be qualified to compete for entry into Sheridan programs such as:

  • Journalism
  • Visual Merchandising Arts
  • Advertising

Career opportunities

A Media Fundamentals certificate is a big first step on the journey towards a media career. After completing the program, you’ll be ready to thrive in whatever media studies discipline you choose to specialize in.

You’ll be prepared to compete for entry into Sheridan programs such as:

  • Bachelor of Film and Television
  • Journalism
  • Visual Merchandising Arts
  • Advertising Account Management/Advertising and Marketing Communications – Management
  • Technical Production for Theatre and Live Events
Apply Now! January 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 9, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! January 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 9, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States