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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Publishing - Book, Magazine and Electronic

Centennial College

12 months
15385 CAD/year
4551 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Publishing - Book, Magazine and Electronic program at Centennial College is one of the most prestigious programs of its kind in Canada. Through hands-on education, it prepares you for employment in a wide variety of areas in the publishing industry.  

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Established in 1974, this unique and award-winning Publishing program has earned several accolades for academic excellence and for the career success of its graduates.

In this Publishing - Book, Magazine and Electronic program at Centennial College , you learn to:

  • Be an integral part of the team that helps to shape the evolution of Canada's cultural and literary landscape 
  • Publish e-books
  • Help build the careers of the next generation of writers in the publishing industry
  • Take part in publishing the bi-yearly On the Danforth magazine

Your experience in the Publishing program is rounded out by an industry field placement at a book or magazine publisher in Toronto. During this time, you acquire critical working experience, industry knowledge and professional relationships as you initiate your new career. 

A career in book, magazine or online publishing promises a world of innovation, stories and culture that integrates your creative, marketing and business skills.

Career Outlook

  • Editorial assistant
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Social media assistant
  • Web editor
  • Web developer
  • Sales coordinator
  • Publicist
  • Copy editor

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Writing for Publication
  • Editing
  • Content Management and Production Process
  • Elements of Publishing Design 
  • Copyright, Contracts and Permissions
  • Storyworks 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements 

  • College diploma or university degree in any discipline
  • We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education (minimum two years) and have relevant work experience

Additional Requirements 

Attend a mandatory program admission session where applicants will:

  • Complete an editing exercise
  • Submit a portfolio of writing and a resumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15385 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15385 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4551 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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