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December 6, 2014

Training and Certificate Programs

Booming Ground

An intensive non-credit creative writing program from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. ¶ http://www.boomingground.com/

Capilano University Business & Professional Studies Department: Magazine Publishing Program

The Capilano College Magazine Publishing Certificate is an intensive full-time sixteen-week program in magazine publishing. Starting in early July at Capilano's campus in North Vancouver, this program begins with seven weeks of courses that prepare students for a directed internship. Planned and taught by experienced magazine industry personnel, the program adopts a practical approach as students learn editorial and layout skills from editors, writers and art directors. ¶ http://www.capilanou.ca/future/calendar/current/business/magazine.html

Douglas College Print Futures Program

A two-year program focussing on document writing, communication theory, language studies, research skills editing and layout. Based in New Westminster, B.C. ¶ http://www.douglas.bc.ca/programs/print-futures.html

Kwantlen College Creative Writing Program

An Associate of Arts Degree in Creative Writing program, based in Surrey, BC. ¶ http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2012-13/arts/creativewriting-aa.html

Langara College Publishing Department

A certificate program in magazine publishing, including layout, design, editing, illustration and digital publishing. ¶ http://www.langara.bc.ca/programs-and-courses/programs/publishing/index.html

Langara Digital Media Series

Studies in web publishing and new media from Langara College in Vancouver. Not a certificate program but an extensive collection of software courses that are open to all. ¶ http://www.langara.bc.ca/continuing-studies/programs-and-courses/programs/digital-media/index.html

Ryerson Unversity: So You Want to Start a Magazine? (CDJN 101)

A Ryerson School of Journalism 2-day course on the basics of launching a magazine. ¶ http://ce-online.ryerson.ca/ce/default.aspx

SFU: Writing and Communications Program

Courses, workshops and intensives for writers and publishers offered by Simon Fraser University's Harbour Centre campus in Vancouver. ¶ http://www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/programs-and-courses/area-of-study/writing-communications.html

Simon Fraser University Master of Publishing Program

A 16-month intensive degree program in magazine and book publishing. Includes a summer internship program. Located in Vancouver, BC. ¶ http://www.ccsp.sfu.ca/education/master-of-publishing/

University of British Columbia School of Journalism

A program dedicated to the scholarly undertanding of journalism through critical thinking and the teaching of ethical responsibility. ¶ http://www.journalism.ubc.ca/

University of Victoria Department of Writing

UVic's degree program for creative writing. ¶ http://finearts.uvic.ca/writing/

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