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Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies

Concordia University Montréal

24 months
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20206 CAD/year
9209 CAD/year
2950 CAD/year
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Invigorate your passion for journalism by exploring the digital ramifications of a rapidly evolving segment of the media landscape. Our one-of-a kind Master’s Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies program at Concordia University Montréal pushes the boundaries of research into the future of journalism with a unique focus on digital innovation, or new approaches to journalism practice. 

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Overview

Program Details

Through seminars and lab sessions, you’ll develop critical thinking skills to enhance your understanding of how digital storytelling intersects with, and redefines traditional mediums such as print, television and radio. Over a period of two-years, you’ll gain training in digital journalism skills combined with a strong research foundation in how to study and experiment with factual storytelling and projected journalism futures. With the guidance of our acclaimed faculty members, this combination of theory and practice will equip you with the skills to produce an innovative graduate thesis or essay.

Our MA Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies program offered by Concordia University Montréal is grounded in both traditional and contemporary frameworks of journalism studies scholarship. It seeks to propel next generation researchers—those who are truth seekers, storytellers and makers of change—to innovate in the digital media space of today and tomorrow. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to multimedia
  • Critical approaches to Journalistic thought
  • Digital innovation in Journalism
  • Mediating diversity through audio story-telling
  • Journalism ethics and the law
  • International journalism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

The normal requirement for admission into the MA is an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.30 scale. Applicants should understand that admission to the program is contingent on a sound undergraduate academic record, strong letters of reference, and a convincing statement of purpose which clearly describes their academic interest in the program and intended area of research. Applicants who do not meet the standards for admission may be required to complete a qualifying program of up to 12 undergraduate credits in addition to the regular graduate program. For the qualifying program a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (B average) is required.

Tuition Fee

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    20206 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20206 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9209 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9209 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    2950 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2950 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
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