Study cover for Journalism
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus


Humber College

18 months
12032 CAD/year
3864 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Journalism graduate certificate program from Humber College will immerse you in advanced research, writing and interview practices, data mining techniques, and a range of storytelling approaches for work within a multiplatform journalistic or information-gathering environment. 

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You will also have the opportunity to pursue discipline-specific reporting in areas such as science, business, sports and the arts.

Using the latest technologies, the program will focus on training graduates for the field of journalism with an emphasis on digital journalism. Graduates of the Journalism graduate certificate program from Humber College will be able to function in a digital/online environment including social media and data-based journalism. An emphasis will be placed on providing you with opportunities to practise and develop your journalism skills through coverage of live field events.

Your Career

Graduates will emerge with media business skills that can be directly applied to work within established news agencies or as media entrepreneurs and freelance journalists across both traditional media industries and in emerging multiplatform settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Multiplatform Writing and Editing
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Investigative Research
  • Contextual Storytelling
  • Video / Audio 
  • Multiplatform Production
  • Entrepreneurial Journalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma
  • Applicants must complete a 400-word essay. We'd like to hear why you want to be a journalist and what skills you'll need to succeed. Tell us why you're interested in our program, and about any experience you may have (although that is not required to apply).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12032 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18048 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    3864 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5796 CAD for the full programme during 18 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.


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