Social Communication

Social Communication

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: To start in September: the deadline is April 1; To start in January: the deadline is September 1.
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: CA$23,280
Domestic tuition: CA$10,692

Program overview

Offered by the Faculty of Human Sciences, the Social Communication undergraduate program equips students with a range of communication tools to help them understand our world and interact with it. In addition to the foundational courses, the program provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the multiple aspects of communication: the history of media and communications, globalization and social media, social marketing, ethics and organizational communications. Students are also given an opportunity to explore specific subjects in greater depth. During your studies you will acquire a solid foundation in planned communications, acquire excellent analytical skills, and broaden your understanding of communication theory. You will also learn how to express your point of view in professional-calibre writing, and how to develop and assemble multi-platform audiovisual productions.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Have a diploma attesting to 12 years of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Persons who have completed a secondary diploma attesting to 13 years of education, such as the Baccalauréat de l’enseignement secondaire français, can receive up to 30 credits of advanced standing. Language requirements: To study in English, you must prove your fluency in the language by providing the official results of a recognized test of language proficiency, such as TOEFL, IELTS, TESTCan, CAEL, MELAB, CPE or PTE Academic. TOEFL iBT - 86+ TOEFL PB - 580 IELTS - 6.5 PTE - 60

Career opportunities

Career opportunities: Advertising manager Columnist Communications officer Facilitator/presenter Filmmaker Journalist Lobbyist Media relations specialist Multimedia scriptwriter Philanthropic communications consultant Press secretary Public relations officer Radio, TV, video producer Reporter Researcher Web content manager

Campus location

Ottawa , Canada

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