About Program

Why pursue a Bachelor of Journalism?
Sharpen your skills to excel in the evolving world of journalism and communications. Enjoy an expansive field of career options after graduation—from news organizations to communication and media departments.
Future proof
Prepare to work in media organizations at all levels, from local newspapers to national network television channels. Journalism careers also include marketing, communications, and public information roles. Cultivate the skills that employers are looking for in communication, decision-making, critical thinking, problem-solving, self-learning, ethics and the ability to apply knowledge in real-world settings.
A blend of theory and skill development
The practical side of the program focuses on writing, editing, interviewing, taking photographs, and working with new technology to produce print and online publications. The theory side of the program emphasizes media law, journalistic ethics, decision-making, and critical thinking.
Real world experience
The degree program includes an optional summer internship at a newspaper or magazine, or in the media or public relations departments of government or private agencies. Alternatively, through a six to twelve-week supervised service—learning position, students can explore the range of career possibilities in journalism, public relations, and organizational communication. Propose an internship with multiple options for learning: Traditionally placed in bigger media, freelance, or volunteer with smaller publications as service learning.
Collaborative faculty
Your lecturers approach teaching with compassion for their students and truly foster a productive learning environment. Enjoy classes with enthusiastic, experienced professors, and active listening in smaller classroom settings.
What will I learn?
Study a variety of technical communications used to document professional activity, including proposals, technical and formal reports, policies and procedures, technical descriptions and definitions, and instructions. Become familiar with and produce advanced multimedia and online news presentation techniques. Develop the skills and knowledge required for online journalism.
Refine your writing, reporting and editing skills by developing news and features for publication on the Web. Explore journalism decision-making by studying real-life incidents involving journalists on the job. Learn the high-level research skills used by investigative journalists to uncover information that has often been deliberately hidden from public scrutiny. Analyze social and political issues in Canadian journalism.
Improve your information gathering tactics for journalism, including planning, networking, researching, evaluating, interviewing, summarizing, critical thinking and deadline writing. Find and apply for field experience in journalism-related placements. Explore strategic planning and job-hunting techniques; prepare professional cover letters and resumes, and build and maintain a portfolio.

Syarat Pendaftaran

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 88 (with no section below 20)
    • IELTS : 6.5 (with no bands below 6.0)
  • Academic Score/Qualifications
    • High School (require high school graduation or equivalent)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
High School Certificate
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Jenjang Pendidikan

Bachelor Degree (S1)


Art, Media and Humanities

Masa Studi

Full Time (4 years)

Biaya Pendidikan

AUD 18,355/tahun

Intake Batas pendaftaran
Sep -
Jan -
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At Thompson Rivers University, we provide quality education and strive for excellence while ensuring our students get the support they need to succeed. We welcome all people and cultures, and promote intercultural understanding. 

TRU offers more than 140 on-campus programs and more than 60 Open Learning programs in areas such as arts, business, computer, science, education, environment, law, nursing, sciences, social work, tourism and trades and technology. Our average class is 31 students. 

A vibrant community of more than 14,000 students studying on campus are working towards graduate and undergraduate degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships, professional certificates, continuing studies and English as a Second Language. We have more than 3,500 international students from over 1000 countries. Wherever you are from, we can help you follow your passion at TRU. 

TRU Offers:

  • Master's degrees
  • Graduate certificates
  • Bachelor's degrees
  • Post-baccalaureate diplomas
  • Certificates and diplomas
  • Associate degrees
  • Juris Doctor
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Short-term customized training programs
  • University transfer credit
  • University preparation

As a university located in the city known as the Tournament Capital of Canada, TRU has thriving sports programs and students have access to amazing fitness facilities like the Tournament Capital Centre (TCC), Olympic-length swimming pool and a FIFA-certified artificial turf field.

TRU has always had a strong international contingent of student athletes. Countries represented include athletes from England, Spain, Australia, Netherlands, Portugal and Trinidad. 


TRU offers a wide range of programs ranging from undergraduate and graduate degrees to diplomas and certificates.

    • Conditional admissions available

    • TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge exams accepted but not required

    • Combined ESL and academic studies

  • Transfer to full-time academic study after ESL

    • Options to work on and off campus

    • Combined study and work programs

    • Credit transfer from recognized institutions overseas

    • International exchange programs

    • Scholarship programs

  • Global Competency Certificate

    • Personal counselling

    • Homestay, residence, or apartment housing

    • Admissions and registration assistance

    • Academic advising and program planning

    • Medical services on campus

    • Employment services assistance

  • Social activities

    • Business and Economics

    • Computing Science

    • Education

    • English as a Second Language (ESL)

    • Fine Arts

    • Health Sciences

    • Journalism

    • Law

    • Liberal Arts and Humanities

    • Science and Environmental Science

    • Tourism

  • Trades and Technology
Biaya studi per tahun mulai dari

CAD 2,249



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