Communication Studies Diploma

Communication Studies Diploma

Diploma
24 months
Application deadlines: August 6, December 3
Application fee: CA$135
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: Spring, Fall
International tuition: CA$18,721
Domestic tuition: CA$5,109

Program overview

This program allows students to gain the skills and abilities they’ll need start a career in communication, or to move on to upper level university courses in communication studies. Students will learn to identify, evaluate and apply major theoretical traditions in communication studies. Assess and explain the development of communication media, practices and industries. Demonstrate critical media literacy as both producers and consumers of communication. Employ basic research methods for projects in communication and media studies. Analyse the perspectives from which diverse stakeholders engage in communication.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time

Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status. English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or equivalent with a minimum grade of "B". For students with previous post-secondary experience, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a scale of 4.33) or equivalent. Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course. A letter of intent and resume must be submitted by all students with previous post-secondary experience, and may be requested of other applicants.

Career opportunities

The Capilano University provides its students with jop opportunities. Most of the vacancies contain of clerical or administrative positions. Capilano gives first consideration to internal candidates, defined as staff covered under the MoveUP collective agreement, with the appropriate seniority as per Article 25.07(b). If there are no qualified internal candidates, CapU then considers qualified external candidates. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Campus location

North Vancouver , Canada

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