Admissions

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New changes to the entrance process:
This page contains information based on recently approved changes to the entrance process effective Winter 2019. The deadlines and procedures may differ from the 2018-2019 university calendar listing. During the transition, please refer to this website or call 306-585-4420 for questions about how to apply. 

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Current U of R Students

The application deadline for admission to the School is February 15. Admission is for the Fall term (semester) only. Students entering the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism program must have completed 60 credit hours of an undergraduate program with a CGPA of 70 per cent. Please consult the University Calendar or the application form (link below) for core pre-journalism requirements. Students entering the post-graduate Bridging to Masters/Bachelor of Journalism program must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution and a CGPA of 70 per cent.


This process applies to admission for the following degree options:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (for non-degree holders)
  • Bachelor of Journalism (for undergraduate degree holders)
  • Bridging to Masters

APPLICATION FORMS

Current University of Regina students should submit an Internal Application directly to the School of Journalism, located in the Administration Humanities Building 105. Forms are available on this webpage and from the School of Journalism office.

Your Application Package must include the following

  • A completed application form.
  • A cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) indicating why you are applying and outlining any media experience that you may have.
  • A résumé (maximum of 2 pages).
  • Supporting documents (maximum of 10 pages) — these can be copies of articles that you have written for publication, unpublished writing samples, web links, reference letters or any other material that you feel are relevant and will support your application. Please note: Photocopies are acceptable.

Submissions will not be returned to you.

All application packages must be received by February 15 for admission for the Fall semester of the same year.

The Application Process

After the February 15 deadline, applications will be assessed. The School advises all applicants, in writing, of the outcome of their application. Bridging students will be invited to a panel interview to discuss their future plans as graduate students. A 70 per cent GPA is required and proficiency in English must be well above average.

 

 

 

New (undergraduate BAJ, BJ and Bridging) Students – Domestic

The application deadline for admission to the School is February 15. Admission is for the Fall term (semester) only. Students entering the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism program must have completed 60 credit hours of an undergraduate program with a CGPA of 70 per cent. Please consult the University Calendar or the application form (link below) for information on core pre-journalism requirements. Students entering the post-graduate Bridging to Masters/Bachelor of Journalism program must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution and a CGPA of 70 per cent.


This process applies to admission for the following degree options:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (for non-degree holders)
  • Bachelor of Journalism (for undergraduate degree holders)
  • Bridging to Masters

A non-refundable application fee of $100 must be paid by all new undergraduate applicants to the University of Regina. Payment may be made by Visa or MasterCard, or by cheque or money order payable to the University of Regina. There is no fee to apply for re-admission (or an internal program/faculty transfer) once you have been accepted into the University of Regina.

APPLICATION FORMS

Applicants to the School of Journalism, who are not currently University of Regina students, should submit an “Application for Admission to the School of Journalism” directly to the Admissions Office (address above). Download the External Application Form.

All application packages must be received by February 15 for admission for the fall semester of the same year.

Your Application Package must include the following

  • A completed application form (including the application fee, if required).
  • A cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) indicating why you are applying and outlining any media experience that you may have.
  • A résumé (maximum of 2 pages).
  • Supporting documents (maximum of 10 pages) — these can be copies of articles that you have written for publication, unpublished writing samples, web links, reference letters or any other material that you feel are relevant and will support your application. Please note: Photocopies are acceptable.

Submissions will not be returned to you. Students who have attended university at another institution (i.e., not the University of Regina) must also arrange for one official transcript to be sent directly from the institution(s) you attended to the University of Regina’s Admissions Office.

The Admissions Office
Ad/Hum 108
University of Regina
Regina, SK CANADA
S4S 0A2

The Application Process

After the February 15 deadline, applications will be assessed. The School advises all applicants, in writing, of the outcome of their application. Bridging students will be invited to a panel interview in person or by phone/online to discuss their future plans as graduate students. A 70 per cent GPA is required and proficiency in English must be well above average.

 

 

 

 

New (undergraduate BAJ, BJ and Bridging) Students – International

The application deadline for admission to the School is February 15. Admission is for the Fall term (semester) only. Students entering the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism program must have completed 60 credit hours of an undergraduate program with a CGPA of 70 per cent. Please consult the University Calendar or the application form (link below) for information on core pre-journalism requirements. Students entering the post-graduate Bridging to Masters/Bachelor of Journalism program must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution and a CGPA of 70 per cent.

This process applies to admission for the following degree options:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (for non-degree holders)
  • Bachelor of Journalism (for undergraduate degree holders)
  • Bridging to Masters

A non-refundable application fee of $100 must be paid by all new undergraduate applicants to the University of Regina. Payment may be made by Visa or MasterCard, or by cheque or money order payable to the University of Regina. There is no fee to apply for re-admission (or an internal program/faculty transfer) once you have been accepted into the University of Regina.

APPLICATION FORMS

International applicants to the School of Journalism should submit an “Application for Admission to the School of Journalism” directly to the International Admissions Office (address below). Download the External Application Form.

All application packages must be received by February 15 for admission for the fall semester of the same year.

Your Application Package must include the following

  • A completed application form (including the application fee, if required).
  • A cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) indicating why you are applying and outlining any media experience that you may have.
  • A résumé (maximum of 2 pages).
  • Supporting documents (maximum of 10 pages) — these can be copies of articles that you have written for publication, unpublished writing samples, web links, reference letters or any other material that you feel are relevant and will support your application. Please note: Photocopies are acceptable.

Submissions will not be returned to you. Students who have attended university at another institution (i.e., not the University of Regina) must also arrange for one official transcript to be sent directly from the institution(s) you attended to the University of Regina’s Admissions Office.

The International Admissions Office (UR International)
CW 109
University of Regina
Regina, SK CANADA
S4S 0A2

The Application Process

After the February 15 deadline, applications will be assessed. The School advises all applicants, in writing, of the outcome of their application. Bridging students will be invited to a panel interview by phone or online to discuss their future plans as graduate students. A 70 per cent GPA is required and proficiency in English must be well above average.

 

GRADUATE (MJ) – DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL

International and domestic students apply to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research for admission to the Master of Journalism program. Application information is accessed through this online portal