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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Media Convergence

St. Clair College

12 months
Duration
15410 CAD/year
4052 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
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Start date

About

St. Clair College’s new Media Convergence program provides students with the multi-skilled tools they require to compete in the ever challenging field of journalism and communications. 

Overview

Students will produce TV shows, radio newscasts, a number of newspaper editions, and online products such as podcasts and blogs. Students will learn to become converged media journalists - able to work in any newsroom and in any situation. Completion of a capstone convergence production is a requirement for graduation. Students will also produce short form radio and video documentaries.

Program Highlights

Gives graduates two semesters to polish their skills in a newsroom settingProvides people working in the media an opportunity to develop converged reporting skills – working in radio, TV, print and onlineConvergence management course provides leadership skills required in the running of converged newsrooms of the 21st centuryParticipants leave with a portfolio of cross platform products to demonstrate their marketable skills in writing, production, on-air and web journalismThe capstone project required for graduation is a culmination of all cross platform competencies – on-air, production, web and management - that showcase the multi-skill abilities acquired which will enhance employability in the workplace.

Career Opportunities

The newsrooms of today and into the future require journalists who are multi-skilled and able to deliver converged reporting across all media platforms – online, radio, TV and print. St. Clair College’s Media Convergence graduate year provides participants with those skills which consequently makes them highly marketable in all newsrooms.

We also teach converged newsroom management skills – including learning how to determine when a story can be used across all media platforms – giving students another level of employment opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Broadcast Writing
  • Convergence Technology
  • Digital Photojournalism
  • Capstone Convergence Prod. 
  • Performance Radio/tv
  • Radio Writing and Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Diploma or degree in a related field from a recognized college or university OR demonstrated competence through related work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15410 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15410 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4052 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4052 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

USA:$9,611

Living costs for Windsor

1027 - 1640 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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