Media Foundations

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Program description - January 2025

Conestoga College's Media Foundations program helps you discover a path to a media-relatedcareer, by helping you build a broad skillset for success in online and broadcast media. Whether you want to be a photographer, multimedia content creator, producer, visual storyteller, or marketing and communications expert, this one-year certificate program can help you build a solid practical and theoretical grounding in creativity, video and photographic technology, written and verbal communication, and the professional use of social media and web platforms. 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 competitiveportfolio of original work. Media Foundations prepares you for further education in various Conestoga College School of Creative Industries programs, such as Animation, Broadcasting-Television and Independent Production, Broadcast Radio, Journalism, and Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Program details

Code: 1205
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: January 2025
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2023-2024 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.



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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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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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Delivery sequence - January 2025 - Kitchener – Doon

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