Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

 

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic Requirements

1) Must meet Langara College general admission requirements:

2) Must have one of the following:

  • LET with a minimum level 3;
  • LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in the English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension;
  • BC English 12 or equivalent with a minimum 70%;
  • BC English Literature 12 with a minimum 70%;
  • BC English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 70%;
  • A university-level English or Communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit, with a minimum "C-" grade; or a minimum "C" grade in ENGL 1120; or an "S" grade in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110.
  • TOEFL (Internet-based) with a total score of 95 or higher, and a minimum 22 in Reading, 22 in Listening, 21 in Speaking, and 25 in Writing, OR
  • IELTS with a minimum level 7.0, with no band below 6.5.

Note: Program courses may have specific prerequisites beyond program admission requirements. This program includes two required English courses that have prerequisite requirements that are higher than the program's minimum admission requirements. Students admitted to this program may need to take one or more additional English courses in order to meet the prerequisite requirements of the English courses required in this program.

Program Requirements

  • A minimum 500-word essay on the applicant's goals and objectives, indicating why they want to study journalism and what their career goals are.
  • An interview with journalism faculty may be required.

Documents Required for Application Evaluation

(Applicants will not be considered until all documents have been received).

  • Completed application for admission form.
  • Official transcript(s).
  • LET or LPI scores (if applicable).
  • The 500-word essay on goals and objectives.

Please refer to the program application dates in the Application Information section.

Program Notes

  • Students are strongly encouraged to submit a portfolio of writing, video or audio projects, if they have any. The portfolio should be submitted electronically to the program assistant or Department Chair, using links or apps for video or audio content. Portfolios may be submitted at any time after application until the acceptance deadline.

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic Requirements

1) A university degree in a field judged by the Journalism Department to be useful for journalism. Applicants who do not have a degree but who have substantial academic achievement, combined with a demonstrated interest or limited experience in journalism, may be admitted by permission of the Journalism Department.

2) Must have one of the following:

  • LET with a minimum level 3;
  • LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in the English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension;
  • BC English 12 or equivalent with a minimum 70%;
  • BC English Literature 12 with a minimum 70%;
  • BC English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 70%;
  • A university-level English or Communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit, with a minimum "C-" grade; or a minimum "C" grade in ENGL 1120; or an "S" grade in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110.
  • TOEFL (Internet-based) with a total score of 95 or higher, and a minimum 22 in Reading, 22 in Listening, 21 in Speaking, and 25 in Writing, OR
  • IELTS with a minimum level 7.0, with no band below 6.5.

Program Requirements

  • A résumé.
  • A minimum 500-word essay on the applicant's goals and objectivies, indicating why they want to study journalism and what their career goals are.
  • An interview with journalism faculty may be required.

Documents Required for Application Evaluation

(Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.)

  • Completed application form.
  • Official transcript(s).
  • Résumé
  • Essay on goals and objectives.

Program Notes

  • Students are strongly encouraged to submit a portfolio of writing, video or audio projects, if they have any. The portfolio should be submitted to the program assistant or Department Chair online, using links or apps for video or audio content. Portfolios may be submitted at any time after application until the acceptance deadline.