Capilano University

Communication Studies

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Business & Professional Studies, School of Business
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Description:Gain the skills and abilities you’ll need start a career in communication, or to move on to upper level university courses in communication studies.

The Communication Studies Diploma is a two-year, 60-credit program that provides a foundation for students who are aiming at careers in: journalism, public, community and government affairs, media relations, radio or television, audio visual programming, media administration and research, publishing, policy analysis, communications project development, writing and editing.
URL:Communication Studies at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,632

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation. Applicants are also required to have English Studies 12 (C+), English 12 (C+) or English 12 First Peoples (C+) or equivalent. For students with previous post-secondary experience, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a scale of 4.33) or equivalent.

    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * 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 08, 2022