Algonquin College


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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa)
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program provides practical training in traditional and multiplatform journalism. The award-winning Algonquin Times, named Canada`s top campus newspaper in 2014, and Ottawa`s student magazine, Glue, are the primary learning publications in levels two and three of the program.

Students generate story ideas, write and edit copy, create photo and video journalism and produce newscasts for the College radio station, CKDJ. In the fourth level, students complete field placements at media outlets and learn to operate as a freelance journalist.
URL:Journalism at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,013

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $700 in the first year and $300 in the second year.
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Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

* 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 July 24, 2016