Journalism - BJourn
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The world needs storytellers who can sift through the noise and produce insightful and engaging stories that make an impact on the world. Come study Journalism in the heart of Toronto, search for the truth, and create insightful and engaging news stories at the core of Canada’s media industries.
Master professional writing and storytelling techniques for text, audio, visual, virtual and social media formats. Be ahead of the curve when you graduate with intensive real-world reporting experience in the country’s most vibrant and diverse city. Graduate with multimedia production skills using our leading-edge editing suites, latest media technologies and digital-first newsrooms.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U)
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available on the admission requirements page.
Tuition and fees
For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.
Full-time format 2023-2024:
Ontario students fees range: $7,232 - $7,738
Out-of-province students fees range: $8,060 - $8,582
International student fees range: $33,462 - $33,881
Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.
1st & 2nd Semester
CORE ELECTIVE: Two courses from the following:
- ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics
- ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics
- ENG 110 Literatures Across Borders
- ENG 208 Introduction to Non-Fiction
- HIS 490 International Relations from 1945
- HST 407 Canada from 1885: The Struggle for Identity
- POG 100 People, Power and Politics
- POG 110 Power and Influence in Canadian Politics
- Digital journalism
- Communications and public relations
- International development
- Law and government policy
- Technical writing
- Social media
Graduate studies including TMU’s graduate degrees in:
- Documentary Media
- Media Production
- Digital Media
- Professional Communication
- Communication and Culture
Explore Toronto Metropolitan University's unique urban campus in the heart of downtown Toronto from the comfort of your own home!
- Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2024 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. TMU reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.