Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Digital Photography to Media Studies
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Durham College
Arts, Fine Arts and Culture
Program Area
Communications (Visual/Graphic, Media, Journalism, etc.)
Program Title
Digital Photography

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Communications (Visual, Media, Journalism, etc.)
Program Title
Media Studies

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement will be reviewed annually, or sooner in the event of major curriculum changes in either partner’s programs. This agreement may be terminated by either party. In this case, notice of one year is required. In the event of termination of the agreement, every effort will be made to ensure that students currently enrolled in the program will not be affected.

Eligibility for Pathway

To qualify for this agreement, students must have:
- successfully completed Durham College's Digital Photography Diploma program;
- a minimum overall average of 75%.

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 4.5 transfer credits, including:

  • 0.5 MDST-CUST 1535H - Introduction to Media Studies
  • 1.0 CUST 2111Y - Workshop: Drawing
  • 0.5 unassigned Business Administration credit at the 2000 level
  • 0.5 unassigned Computer Science credit at the 2000 level
  • 2.0 unassigned Arts credits at the 1000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions:

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

  • ​0.5 MDST-COIS 1010H - The Digital World
  • 1.0 MDST-CUST 2035Y - Media and Society; or MDST-CUST 2535H - Media and Society, and 3535H - Television Studies
  • 1.0 Media Studies credit at the 4000 level
  • 6.0 additional Media Studies credits
  • 7.0 additional credits, including at least 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List

*NOTE: For Media Studies and other credits without specified year levels, at least 5.5 must be completed at the 3000 level or above and no more than 3.5 are permitted at the 1000 level. 

Degree requirements are subject to change. Refer to the most recent version of the Academic Calendar for course descriptions and degree requirements, which apply to all undergraduate programs.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Approximately three years.

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Media Studies 

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