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Journalism

Tuition fee CA$15,895 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

senecacollege.ca/..grams/fulltime/JRN.html 

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.

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

Affiliations/Associations

  • Canadian Media Educators (CME)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
  • 105.9 THE REGION

Field Placement

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

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Multiplatform content producer
  • Investigative reporter
  • Videographer
  • Sportscaster
  • Entertainment host
  • Digital journalist
  • Documentary maker
  • Video and audio recorder
  • Editor in various sectors of television, radio, digital journalism and social media
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 8, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 8, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States