Thompson Rivers University
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Bachelor of Journalism

Highlights

Hone your skills to excel in the evolving world of journalism and communications. The practical focus of the BJour degree is on writing, editing, interviewing, photography and working with technology to produce print and online publications. Explore theory such as media law and journalistic ethics, and cultivate decision-making and critical-thinking skills. Prepare for a career in news organizations or communication and media liaison departments.

Careers

Students are trained for jobs as journalists and communication specialists.

Admission Requirements

Competitive (selective) admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English 12/English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 73% or equivalent

Students entering at third year must have completed 60 post-secondary credits. Those applicants who have taken no prior journalism or communication courses are required to complete 48 credits of journalism, including the four core second-year courses. Core curriculum will be adjusted during academic counseling as appropriate for students who have already taken journalism or communication courses in their first and second years.

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Contact

Specific questions about this program?
Email: admissions@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5036

International student with specific questions about this program?
Email: iapply@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5252