Journalism Degree

Journalism Courses in Canada

Studying Journalism in Canada

As one of the oldest and most esteemed courses to study, Journalism continues to evolve through the 21st century. Journalism courses are focused on the practice of investigation and reporting of events, issues, and trends to a broad audience, with modules taking place on digital journalism, journalism in a wider global context, magazine journalism, multimedia journalism and the craft of shorthand.

Optional placements are available during the final year of study, and students are encouraged to gain experience from universities’ close links with the industry by spending anything from three months to one year on work experience.

Journalism Careers

Journalism graduates will find roles across a wide range of private, public and voluntary sectors, in criticism, sub-editing, page design, reporting, proofreading, copywriting, web editing, PR, social media and marketing.

Journalism Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Canadian university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 32-34 points. English language or literature is a must for Typical A level requirements.

Where can I study Journalism in Canada?

To learn more about the best Journalism courses in Canada, find details on the top five ranking Communication and Media Studies universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 below:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. University of British Columbia
  3. McGill University
  4. Concordia University
  5. Simon Fraser University

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