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Journalism

Bachelor of Communication (BCMM)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity


Calgary Journal — contribute articles to MRU's flagship publication, distributed online and city-wide

International opportunities — take part in an international field school or exchange program

Personal — If you enroll in MRU's Journalism program, you will know and work closely with your professors

Work experience — graduate with work experience in your field

Journalists tell multimedia stories that make a difference while holding powers to account. Learn how to produce and publish stories, ranging from investigative reports to sports, entertainment, science and human rights coverage. Blending theory and practice, you will gain new skills in reporting, interviewing, videography, photography, writing, editing, digital design, podcasting and online delivery. Working in our award-winning newsroom environment, you will be well prepared for creative careers in media and communications. 

Career possibilities

  • Multimedia journalist
  • News reporter and editor
  • Social media specialist
  • Communications manager
  • Advocacy communicators
  • Policy researchers
  • Podcast producer
  • Documentary maker

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses

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Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by a recruitment officer.

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