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FANSHAWE COLLEGE, LONDON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

London, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  43000Enrollment

Diploma (Journalism - Broadcast)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 11,394 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

Check Detailed Fees

Program Description

  • Fanshawe College offers a Diploma in Journalism - Broadcast program with a duration of 2 years.
  • This course is offered on a full-time and day-time basis studies are available for this program.
  • Fanshawe College is regionally ranked 103rd in Canadian universities and 6256 among the top global universities.
  • Fanshawe College has a higher acceptance rate compared to other Canadian colleges.
  • In this program, students will learn how to capture live news and sports events, conduct interviews, write and edit news stories and broadcast live on Fanshawe’s 106.9 The X, the largest news station in the city of London, run entirely by students.
  • This program will allow students to hone their skills at Fanshawe’s Broadcast Centre Canada’s first-ever CRTC-licensed college radio station and the country’s premier broadcasting educational tool.
  • College journalism faculty know the broadcast radio and journalism industry inside-out and will share their real-world experience, so students will graduate with the training their need to make an impact in the highly competitive journalism field.
  • The Employment rate of  Fanshawe College is 90.3%.
  • The average salary after completing this course is 27,453 USD.
  • The total student population at Fanshawe is more than 21,000 students (full-time) of which over 2,400 are international students.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 24,148 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.fanshawec.ca/programs/brj1-journalism-broadcast/next

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream with:
    • Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE).
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED).
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility: 

  • Students have a minimum of 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.
  • Students have an Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE).


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Transcripts - Student required post-secondary transcripts from all previous educational institutions,
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree and they required three letters of reference.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • ELP Scores - Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

53 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$11394$11394
Health and dental plans$314$314
Others$366$366
Total fees$12074$12074

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,000
Food$ 8,000

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

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