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Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies

24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
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The MA in Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies offered by Concordia University Montréal is grounded in both the traditional and contemporary frameworks of journalism studies.


Program Details

The MA in Digital Innovation in Journalism Studies offered by Concordia University Montréal looks into the future of the profession with a unique focus on innovation and new approaches to journalism. 

Through seminars and lab sessions, you’ll develop critical thinking skills to enhance your understanding of how digital storytelling is redefining traditional mediums such as print, television and radio. Over a two-year period, you’ll gain practical training and a strong research foundation, culminating in a graduate thesis or final essay.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News and Feature Photography
  • Elements of Lighting for Visual Journalism
  • The Digital Magazine
  • Advanced Radio News
  • Visual Journalism Photo Editing
  • Documentary Video and Radio
  • Documentary and Photographic Series
  • Advanced Video Journalism
  • Visual Journalism Portfolio
  • International Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Critical Approaches to Journalistic Thought
  • Political Economy of Journalism
  • Research Methods for Journalism
  • Digital Innovation in Journalism
  • International Journalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.30 scale.
  • Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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