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LANGARA COLLEGE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  22000Enrollment

Diploma (Journalism)

 2 years
 78 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

$ 34,515 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Langara College offers a Diploma in Journalism with a duration of 2 years.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis and on-campus.
  • The program is course-based.
  • It is available with a part-time option as well.
  • The course contains a total of 78 credits.
  • Diploma students complete five-week internships at the media outlets of their choice:  community papers, dailies, radio, television, newspapers, websites, magazines, or corporate communications.
  • The diploma program aims to provide high school graduates with a combination of journalism courses and an introduction to liberal arts courses relevant to the journalist’s work. 
  • The first year provides introductory and basic skills courses; the second year focuses on advanced journalism practices.
  • Between years, students are encouraged to seek summer employment with community media outlets to gain experience. 
  • The Employment rate of Langara College is 95%.
  • Courses that students will study are:
    • Introduction to the News Media
    • Journalism Research Techniques
    • Fundamentals of Reporting
    • Photo Journalism
    • Radio and Audio Journalism
    • Journalism Law
    • Journalism Ethics
    • Video and TV Journalism
  • The average salary after this program goes upto 54,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Total Credits78
Fees$ 74,442 for 2 years or 78 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://langara.ca/programs-and-courses/programs/journalism/index.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent)
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian Students required Certificates and Marksheets of class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50% in all compulsory and elective courses.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit Official post-secondary transcripts that show completion of at least one full academic year or a minimum of 24 university-level credits, from a recognized university or college.
  • ELP Scores: Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.
  • Student Visa: It is important for students that they must give the International Education Department a copy of their valid Student Visa, a copy of their passport, and proof of medical insurance.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 31


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$34515$34515
Books and supplies$1125$1125
Others$1581$1581
Total fees$37221$37221

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
12 home stay months$ 7,470

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 Visabefore entering Canada.
  • Before applying for a Student Visa at a Canadian visa office, they must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • A Student Visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • A Student Visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • 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:
    • Valid Passport
    • Two passport-size photos with name and date of birth written on the back
    • Letter of Acceptance(LOA)
    • 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.

Career and Placement after Course

Career opportunities are:

  • Content writer
  • Staff writer
  • News producer
  • News editor
  • Freelance writer
  • Copywriter
  • Social media planner
  • Content manager


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