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GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE - [GBC], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  30466Enrollment

Certificate (Media Foundation)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 online

Field of Study

$ 12,577 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Certificate in Media Foundation at George Brown College is offered as a 1 years (2 semesters) program.
  • It is an online program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program offers students in Toronto the chance to explore a variety of media career options while developing the skills necessary to succeed in diploma and advanced diploma media programs.
  • Media Foundation includes the courses includes:
    • Game Design and Development
    • Photography and Image Manipulation
    • Storytelling
    • Audio Production
    • Interactive Media
    • Visual Storytelling Techniques.
  • The Portfolio class offered in semester two will help students create a portfolio, which can be used to submit for further studies in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Game - Art and Video Design and Production and other college and university programs requiring a portfolio for admission.
  • This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.
  • The student facult ratio of this program is 19:1.
  • With small class sizes, dedicated teachers and built-in advising and supports, the pre-programs help students strengthen their academic skills and prepare for further course work.
  • This program is designed to assist graduates in further academic pursuits by providing an opportunity for students to hone their skills in visual and verbal communications. 
  • The average salary of the program goes up to 32,000USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 14,029 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.georgebrown.ca/programs/media-foundation-program-p111/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have completed an Ontario Secondary School diploma or equivalent course.
  • Students must completed the Grade 12 English (C or U) with 60% or higher.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria

  • Students must be graduated from senior secondary school.
  • Students have a minimum overall of 60% in 10th and 12th Grade for all streams.
  • Students also have a minimum overall of 50% in English in 10th and 12th Grade.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Students have to submit marks sheets and certificates of secondary (10) and senior secondary school (+2).
  • Students who have only completed year 10: Students have to submit marks sheet and certificate of secondary (10) plus mark sheets and a diploma from vocational training may qualify students for admission to UG programs.
  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
  • Students who are under 18 must also submit custodianship documents.
  • NOTE: University does not accept study gaps of more than 5 years.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 31

Winter
Jul 31


Scores Required

6 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

54 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$12577
Books and supplies$900
Health insurance$552
Total fees$14029

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living expenses$ 7,740

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • 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

  • The George Brown College Work-Study Program provides students with part-time employment opportunities throughout the college.
  • Students can gain valuable experience working up to 15 hours a week at minimum wage.
  • Students locate their own job with any of the on-campus departments (for example athletics, academic departments, library, etc.).

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opeertunities after Media Foundation program are:

  • Blogger
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Film/Video Editor
  • Technical Writer
  • Video Producer


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