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Digital Media and Journalism (BA)


 Brantford

Our Digital Media and Journalism program develops your reporting and storytelling skills across media platforms, and helps you make sense of the political, economic and cultural world in which media professionals work.

You can specialize in Journalism, Digital and Social Media Studies, or Public Relations. In each concentration, you’ll develop technical media production skills in courses delivered by Conestoga College on our Brantford campus. After only 4 years, you’ll graduate with a post-graduate Contemporary Media Arts certificate from Conestoga in addition to your Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Digital Media and Journalism from Laurier.


Program Highlights

  • You’ll learn to create and navigate digital and social media platforms, and tell intelligent and compelling text-based and visual stories.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to see your stories published in the local media.
  • You’ll learn to find, interpret and present data and information in ways that will help you critically analyze contemporary issues.

Sample Courses

  • Reporting and Writing for News
  • Cross-Media Storytelling
  • Feature Writing
  • Designing Digital and Social Media
  • Integrated Newsroom

Requirements

  • Admission range of mid-70s.
  • English at 75%.
  • More admission requirements are available in our admissions toolkit.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English.
  • IB Minimum Score: 28.

Careers

  • Editor/Copywriter
  • Journalist
  • Public relations officer
  • Digital communications specialist
  • Media analyst/researcher
  • Public opinion/policy analyst

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