Seneca College

Journalism (Joint Seneca/York)

Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Broadcast Journalism
Description:The JRN program will provide you with pre– professional training in radio, television and new media journalism, and documentary skills. You’ll gain a high degree of competency and knowledge, and be prepared to obtain entry– level positions in a broad spectrum of radio and television information programming. You are best suited for this program if you have a great desire for storytelling and disseminating information about news, public affairs, entertainment and sports. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn important research, critical thinking, media analysis, writing and on– camera & on–microphone performance skills.
URL:Journalism (Joint Seneca/York) at Seneca College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $5,064
National: $5,064
International: $13,029

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Seneca College and York University offer a joint program which enables students to earn a Seneca diploma in Journalism and a York University Bachelor of Arts Degree. This program is for students who have completed two years of a B.A. program, or three years of an honours B.A. program at York University. Information on the joint program may be obtained from the Advising Centre, Faculty of Arts, York University, or from the Admissions Office, Seneca College.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), OR CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 05, 2014

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