Media Foundations

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Program description - September 2021

Conestoga’s Media Foundations program helps you build a broad media skill set for online and broadcast media giving you an opportunity to explore areas of creative industries and to find your passion. Whether you want to be a photographer, multimedia content creator, producer, visual storyteller or a marketing and communications expert, and are not sure where to start, this one-year certificate program can help you build a solid practical and theoretical grounding in creativity, technology, media-related processes, and professionalism. Over two semesters, faculty with current industry experience will provide guidance as you generate ideas, write, present, capture images, and use online and social media platforms to strengthen your storytelling skills. You will work on both individual and collaborative team projects, using industry standard software and technology, giving you an opportunity to build a competitive portfolio of original work. Media Foundations prepares you for further education in various Creative Industries programs, such as Broadcast Radio, Broadcasting-Television and Independent Production, Journalism, Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Program details

Code: 1205
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: September 2021
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Creative Industries

CONESTOGA COLLEGE
Virtual OPEN HOUSE
MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2021, details will not be available until spring 2021.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$12500.00
Ancillary Fees
$1186.16
$2436.16
Total Fees
$3882.16
$14936.16

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2020 Winter 2021
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $18.40 $18.40
Capital Development Fee $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee $295.00 -
CSI Association Fee $84.50 $84.50
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.95 $20.95
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
Student Services $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $15.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) $30.00 -
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $3.50 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $2103.58 $1778.58
Year Total   $3882.16

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International fee details

Description Fall 2020 Winter 2021
International Program Tuition $6250.00 $6250.00
Administration Fee $18.40 $18.40
Capital Development Fee $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee $295.00 -
CSI Association Fee $84.50 $84.50
CSI International Health Fee $500.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.95 $20.95
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
Student Services $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $15.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) $30.00 -
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $3.50 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $7880.58 $7055.58
Year Total   $14936.16

Returning student tuition & fees

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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