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Pursue your passion for Journalism
at the University of Ottawa!

New partnership for graduates of the Media Arts and Technology program (MTA – Journalism)
from the Cégep de Jonquière

Students from the Cégep de Jonquière!

The University of Ottawa and the Cégep de Jonquière have developed an agreement that allows graduates from the three-year program in Journalism at Cégep de Jonquière to receive course credits towards the Honours BA in Digital Journalism offered at the University of Ottawa.

A Bachelor's degree in 2 years

Application deadline: June 1st

Admission requirements:

  • You must have completed the three-year program in Journalism (MTA-Journalism) at the Cégep de Jonquière in 2016 or after.
  • You must have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 70%. The University of Ottawa does not consider the R score when evaluating your admission file. 
  • You must apply for admission to the Digital Journalism program at the University of Ottawa.

If admitted, you will receive the equivalent of two years of study (60 units) and can complete your undergraduate degree by taking an additional two years of full-time courses (60 units) in order to receive the required 120 units for an undergraduate degree.

The number of graduates admitted to the Digital Journalism program at the University Ottawa is not limited.

Fast track your journalism career by pursuing your studies in the heart of Ottawa!

  • Immerse yourself in current issues and political journalism
  • Take advantage of our proximity to national and international media outlets in the City of Ottawa
  • We are footsteps away from Parliament Hill, the Supreme Court of Canada, various embassies and numerous cultural and artistic organizations
  • Graduates from our Digital Journalism program grow into dynamic, ambitious professionals who are ready for riveting careers in their field of choice
  • Study with passionate professors connected to the capital’s journalism community
  • Broaden your horizons by studying bilingually in the world’s largest and oldest bilingual French/English University

If you are interested in this program and would like to learn more, come to spend a day on campus, attend class and meet students by registering for Student for a Day.

For more information, contact Melissa Hachey, Liaison and Communication Officer at the Faculty of Arts

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Key Features

  • Interdisciplinary program
  • Receive a Bachelor's degree in only 2 years
  • Study current issues, political journalism, new media and more
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Key Facts

  • Our Bachelor of Digital Journalism program is part of J-Schools Canada, a national initiative to support excellence in journalism education.
  • The Communication Students' Association (CSA) invites students to participate in various activities such as the Comm Prom, the Department of Communication 101 week, the CSA wine and cheese and much more!
  • The Department of Communication is the largest department at the Faculty of Arts.

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