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Journalism

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Program Information

School:SAIT
Faculty:Diploma Programs
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Journalism
Description:Journalism in the 21st Century is an exciting world that offers many opportunities for those seeking to build a career. News Writing, and photojournalism are the main skills taught in the Journalism program; other specialties including advertising and public relations, publication design, and online journalism are also covered in the first year of study. In the second year of the program, students may concentrate either on photojournalism or print and online journalism studies.

In the Photojournalism concentration, students study advanced lighting, feature, sports, advertising, lifestyle, portraiture, studio, location and staff photography techniques, in addition to portfolio strategies as they apply to digital photography systems and applications required by print media publications. In the Print and Online Journalism concentration, students study professional techniques of writing, editing, designing, and laying out newspapers and magazines using desktop publishing techniques. They also practice special photo techniques.
URL:Journalism at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,996
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditorsJournalists and ReportersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 05, 2018