Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

 

Admission Requirements effective for students admitted to the Fall Semester 2021 (September) Intake and onwards:

Academic Requirements

Domestic Applicants:  BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent) or 19 years of age or older
International Applicants: BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent)

English Language Requirement

Category 2

Applicant Notes

  • Admission to a program does not guarantee registration into required courses.
  • 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.

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

Admission Requirements effective for students admitted to the Fall Semester 2020 (September) Intake:

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:

  • Langara English Test (LET) with a minimum level 3;
  • Language Proficiency Index (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;
  • English Studies 12 or equivalent with a minimum 70% (see note 2);
  • Literary Studies 12 with a minimum 70% (see note 2);
  • English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 70% (see note 2);
  • A minimum "C-" grade in a university-level English or communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit;
  • A minimum "C" grade in ENGL 1120;
  • An "S" grade in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110;
  • TOEFL (Internet-based) with a minimum total score of 95, and a minimum 22 in Reading, 22 in Listening, 21 in Speaking, and 25 in Writing;
  • IELTS with a minimum level 7.0, with no band below 6.5; or
  • Duolingo English Test with a score of 120.

Notes:

1. 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.

2. Applicants who completed BC English 12, BC English Literature 12, or BC English First Peoples 12 prior to September 2019 may use these courses to satisfy this requirement.

Program Requirements

  • Applications will be considered in the order they are submitted.

Documents Required for Application Evaluation

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

  • Official transcript(s) (if applicable)
  • LET or LPI scores (if applicable)

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

Admission Requirements effective for students admitted to the Fall Semester 2021 (September) Intake and onwards:

Academic Requirements

Domestic Applicants:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
International Applicants: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

English Language Requirement

Category 2

Additional Requirements

Applicants who do not have a degree but who have substantial academic achievement, combined with a demonstrated interest or limited experience in journalism, must provide a resume and transcripts to be considered for admission.

Applicant Notes

  • Admission is competitive; meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.
  • Admission to a program does not guarantee registration into required courses.

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

Admission Requirements effective for students admitted to the Fall Semester 2020 (September) Intake:

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; or

2) Applicants who do not have a degree but who have substantial academic achievement, combined with a demonstrated interest or limited experience in journalism, must provide a resumé, and transcripts to be considered for admission.

3) Must have one of the following:

  • Langara English Test (LET) with a minimum level 3;
  • Language Proficiency Index (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;
  • English Studies 12 or equivalent with a minimum 70% (see note);
  • Literary Studies 12 with a minimum 70% (see note);
  • English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 70% (see note);
  • A minimum "C-" grade in a university-level English or communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit;
  • A minimum "C" grade in ENGL 1120;
  • An "S" grade in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110;
  • TOEFL (Internet-based) with a minimum total score of 95, and a minimum 22 in Reading, 22 in Listening, 21 in Speaking, and 25 in Writing;
  • IELTS with a minimum level 7.0, with no band below 6.5; or
  • Duolingo English Test with a score of 120.

Note: Applicants who completed BC English 12, BC English Literature 12, or BC English First Peoples 12 prior to September 2019 may use these courses to satisfy this requirement.

Program Requirements

  • Admission is competitive; meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

Documents Required for Application Evaluation

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

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resumé (if applicable)