|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$15,164 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|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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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
After you apply, you will receive details on how and when to submit your profile and writing sample.
Along with your profile, you will have an option to submit two or three samples of your own work, such as photographs, written work, video, audio or blogs that help demonstrate your interest in the study of media. Although not required for admission, we highly recommend that you include these.
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.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Multiplatform reporting
- Content producing
- Multimedia presentation
- Specialized writing
- Audio and visual gathering
- On-air performance
- Canadian Media Educators (CME)
- Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
- Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
- 105.9 THE REGION
You will experience journalism in a professional multiplatform setting through six weeks of mandatory field placement.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Multiplatform content producer
- Investigative reporter
- Entertainment host
- Digital journalist
- Documentary maker
- Video and audio recorder
- Editor in various sectors of television, radio, digital journalism and social media