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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UBC], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  55887Enrollment

Master (Journalism)

 20 months
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

$ 20,396 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of British Columbia(UBC) offers a Master of Journalism(M.Sc) in Computer Science with a duration of 20 months that includes a summer internship.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program focus on main following areas:
    • Journalism Practice and Standards
    •  Integrated Journalism
    •  Media Ethics and Leadership
    • Media Law
    • Final Research Project
  • It provides students with professional experience and academic grounding to help them prosper in a digital knowledge economy.
  • Graduate School of Journalism offers a unique, boutique journalism master program in one of the most beautiful, diverse, and progressive cities in the world.​
  • Graduate School of Journalism provide specific Features: 
    • New media lab
    • Newsroom
    • Social media lab
    • Recording sound booth
    • HD video-editing suite
    • 360 video and virtual reality facilities
  • Students from UBC’s Journalism program go on to work at respected global news outlets. Recent graduates have taken positions at the CBC in various bureaus around the world. 
  • The University of British Columbia ranked as the 45th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration20 months
Fees$ 40,792 for 20 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttp://you.ubc.ca/ubc_programs/journalism/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic eligibility:

  • Student required a bachelor’s degree of 4 years duration.
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.
  • Official academic transcripts from all post-secondary institutions

Indian student requirements:

  • A four-year bachelor's degree or a master's degree.
  • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • 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.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$20396$20396

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • 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.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students 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

  • Students can pursue a career in a wide range of fields, including:
    • Host/producer/writer, “In Concert” weekly classical music show, CBC
    • Assignment editor, Global National
    • Associate editor, The Huffington Post Canada
    • Online reporter and editor, CTV Vancouver



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