Below you will find descriptions for courses offered in this field of study.  You will find a general overview of the topics covered and any prerequisite course(s) or grade requirements, credit value and exclusions.

Some courses are listed as exclusionary to one another.  This means that students may not take both courses as designated.

Not all courses are offered each year.  Please consult the current timetable for this year’s offering.  For further information please contact the department. 

Course Descriptions

Master of Journalism

JOUR 6151.03 Journalism Research
JOUR 6153.03 Reporting Fundamentals
JOUR 6156.03 Writing and Reporting for Audio and Video
JOUR 6709.03 Journalism & Society
JOUR 6857.09 News Workshop
JOUR 6702.06 Advanced Reporting
JOUR 6703.03 Professional Journalism Environment
JOUR 6705.03 Data Journalism Methods
JOUR 6706.03 The Evolving Business of Journalism
JOUR 6704.03 Visual Storytelling
JOUR 6800.03 Professional Project


Master of Fine Arts in Creative Non-Fiction

JOUR 6100.03: Writing Craft I
JOUR 6101.06: Mentorship I
JOUR 6102.03: Publishing I (Toronto)
JOUR 6103.06: Mentorship II
JOUR 6200.03: Writing Craft II
JOUR 6201.06: Mentorship III
JOUR 6202.03: Publishing II (New York)
JOUR 6203.06: Mentorship IV