Capilano University

Communication Studies

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Business & Professional Studies, School of Business
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:20 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,208

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Admission Requirements


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.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    ENGL 100 is a required course in the Bachelor of Communication Studies. In order to enroll in any English course, students must submit the results of the English Diagnostic Test (EDT) or the Language Proficiency Index Test (LPI) unless they meet the EDT/LPI exemptions.

    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.

    * 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 09, 2021