(NOC 5121)


Educational requirements vary, depending on your specialization. To be a copywriter, you usually need a university degree or college diploma in English, French, marketing, advertising or another field. To succeed in this occupation, you need talent and ability, demonstrated by a portfolio of work, in order to be hired. You may also need to be a member of a guild or union related to the occupation. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 5 has a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills


Useful Secondary School Subjects

English (Composition)
Family Studies
Computer-related courses

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Communication Studies Bachelor; Honours
English Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Professional Writing (BA) Bachelor; Honours
Professional Writing (BA) Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022