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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Journalism

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Journalism

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,068 CAD

  • Application fee

    $55 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Highlights
Capstone Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-June-2023 2023-06-01
Winter-January 01-October-2023 2023-10-01

Overview

Bachelor of Arts - Journalism

Journalism is about finding and telling accurate stories that matter. Since the dawn of mass media, journalists have informed the public and played an essential role in shaping public opinion about world issues. 

This program prepares students to work in all aspects of news and current affairs production

Courses teach a combination of fundamental skills in writing, presentation, and production but also stay ahead of changes in the media landscape to offer classes on podcasting, documentaries, and digital journalism.

What sets STU’s Journalism Program Apart? 

  • STU Journalism has a unique partnership with CBC in Fredericton that provides internship, writing, and workshop opportunities for students.
  • Small, engaging classes that emphasize personal interaction, discussion, and debate.  
  • It is the only English-language Journalism program in New Brunswick
  • The faculty includes award-winning journalists who’ve worked—and continue to work—as reporters, producers, and commentators in the professional media. 
  • Each year, STU hosts the Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism which brings world-renowned journalists to campus.

You might be interested in studying Journalism if… 

  • You are curious, energetic, and expressive
  • You care about other people, the community you live in, and the state of the world in general
  • You like to write and tell stories

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$23,056

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,848
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,988
Tuition 1 person $18,068

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.75 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Results
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

89
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writing
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reading

PTE

61
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • Duolingo: 105

Students who meet the following minimum English Language Proficiency scores and the St. Thomas academic admission requirements are eligible for the ESL program:

  • TOEFL 61 (Internet-based)
  • TOEFL 500 (Paper-based)
  • MELAB 69
  • IELTS 5.0
  • CAEL 40, 50
  • CEQ B2 First
  • DET 85
  • PTE 50-61

Academic background and requirement

The Bachelor of Arts program is open to high school applicants, transfer applicants, returning students, and adult learners.

China (PRC)
Senior High School Graduation Examination and Chinese National University Entrance Examinations.

India
An average of "satisfactory" 70% on five academic courses on the India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education/Indian School Certificate (awarded by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations - CISCE). 

Year 12 State Board Exams with excellent results will also be considered individually.

Career opportunities

  • Broadcast Reporter
  • Magazine Features Editor
  • Magazine Journalist
  • Newspaper Journalist
  • Web Content Manager
  • Writer
  • News Analyst

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