Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Journalism
Communication, General
Description: The major in Journalism provides you with a set of integrative skills that include writing, research and reporting skills. Option courses let you specialize based on your interests: online digital storytelling, arts and culture reporting, feature writing, current affairs reporting or investigative reporting.
URL: Bachelor of Communication Studies – Journalism at MacEwan University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (30 credits) of the program.

An Apple laptop is required in your 2nd year (not included in Books and Supplies costs). Purchase of a digital camera in 2nd year is optional. There may be some program fees.

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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1, and four subjects from Group A, B, C, or D. Applicants with nine or more post-secondary credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants must complete a writing assessment. Applicants must achieve a minimum grade of 65 percent on this written assessment.