Bachelor of Journalism
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.
Students are trained for jobs as journalists and communication specialists.
- Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
- English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
If you don’t meet the requirements
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.