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Digital Media and Journalism (BA)


Digital Media and Journalism (BA)

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Learn to leverage the power of digital and social media platforms to tell compelling stories, deliver targeted communications and produce quality digital content that is memorable in the competitive environment of our media-saturated world.

In our Digital Media and Journalism program, you'll gain an understanding of how media environments are shaped by social, political, cultural and economic issues as part of your training for a career as a digital media professional


Program Highlights

  • You’ll learn how to find, interpret and present data and information in ways that will help you critically analyze contemporary issues, report on and tell stories about them.
  • Your technical media production skills will be developed in courses delivered by Conestoga College at Laurier. After four years, you will graduate with both an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media and Journalism and a graduate certificate in Contemporary Media Arts from Conestoga College.

Sample Courses

  • Designing Digital and Social Media
  • Cross-Media Storytelling
  • Digital and Social Media: Critical Approaches
  • Data in the Media
  • Politics, Advocacy and Journalism
  • Integrated Media Lab
  • Advanced Data Journalism and Investigative Research
  • Advanced Digital And Social Media Research and Theory
  • Reporting and Writing for News
  • Feature Writing and Verification

Requirements

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 4.
  • IB Minimum Score: 24.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Professional Writing Minor
  • Leadership Option
  • Indigenous Studies Option/Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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