Journalism at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

UBC Journalism is a unique, boutique journalism master's program, and the only graduate journalism program in western Canada. It is designed to provide you with professional experience and academic grounding, to help you succeed as a journalist in any medium. You'll learn everything from long-form writing to web, video and audio production, social media analytics, investigative reporting skills, and critical analysis of news.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: School of Journalism
  • Degree: Master of Journalism
  • 2 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

Courses required to complete this program are one-third academic and preference is given to those of you who have an undergraduate degree in the Humanities or Science, as well as some journalistic experience. Fundamental skills of researching, reporting, and writing for all media are covered, together with journalistic issues and ethics. Post-graduate entry into the two-year course in Journalism leads to a Master of Journalism.

Campus features

The Thunderbird is the student publication of the School of Journalism at UBC, with the mission of showcasing work of students at the school.