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Combine theory and practice as you complete both an advanced college diploma and joint Bachelor of Arts Honours or Science Honours degree in Journalism in as little as four years.

3 Journalism students on the Faryon bridge filming an interview with an indigenous student using a large video cameraStorytelling is at the heart of Trent’s fully-integrated journalism program, which prepares graduates to be informed, inquisitive, critically aware, and technically-skilled journalists. In this program, you will earn both an Ontario college advanced diploma in Journalism (online, print and broadcast) from Loyalist College, and a joint-major honours degree (B.A. or B.Sc.) in Journalism and another discipline of your choice from Trent. The program is based at both institutions, giving students a unique combination of services and access to faculty support and leading edge research, as well as technical facilities. Your degree and diploma can be completed together in four (Arts) or five (Science) years of full-time study, including some summer study.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A. (Honours)
  • B.Sc. (Honours)


  • Peterborough

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  • Develop your journalism skills in a state-of-the art, integrated newsroom where you will work simultaneously on audio, video, print, traditional broadcast and online media
  • Build a comprehensive portfolio that documents your knowledge, skills and career readiness
  • Participate in a final-year project in your area of specialization and an eight-week internship that will facilitate networking and career development
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“The Trent/Loyalist Journalism program allowed me to get my Psychology degree and my Journalism diploma at the same time.”

Emily Quesnel

Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Journalist
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Communications Specialist
  • Filmmaker
  • Broadcaster
  • Copywriter
  • Public Relations Consultant

Popular Courses:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Media and Society
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Moral and Political
  • Knowing and Wondering
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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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