University of Guelph-Humber

Media and Communication Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Guelph-Humber
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Communication and Media Studies, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:Forget what you think you know about media. Yes, today’s media is what you listen to, watch, read, scroll and interact with—and our program will teach you to create on all of today’s platforms. But media in the 21st century transcends traditional and even new technologies. It’s the lifeblood of organizations from governments to charities to multinational corporations to local businesses. It’s how they interact with audiences, influence opinion, win elections, sell products and—as it always has—help people learn about and live in the world.

Media and Communication Studies will prepare you for this world with a comprehensive education in the how of media—how to write, record, shoot, design and create content. But you’ll also learn the whys behind the hows: why ethics are important. Why objective reporting is a cornerstone of democracy. Why social media is so influential—and so controversial. And why “boring” stuff like regulations, copyright and privacy is important. Select a variety of courses that reflect a broad scope or choose to focus your studies through a specialization. After 3rd year, you will complete an internship of 240 hours. Upon graduation you'll receive an honours degree in Media and Communication Studies and diploma in Media Communications.
URL:Media and Communication Studies at University of Guelph-Humber
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,715
International: $31,833

Values quoted are based on 2023-24 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/funding/tuition-fees.
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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 80
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Subject requirements: one of ENG4U, EAE4U or FEF4U, and five additional 4U/M courses. Out of province applicants, please visit https://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/oop-apply.
Application Notes : More information at: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/high-school-ON-apply. Please note: The application deadline of January 15, 2024 is for applicants to be considered for all rounds of offers through the admission cycle.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 19, 2023

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