Capilano University

Communication Studies

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Business & Professional Studies, School of Communication
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Description:Capilano University's Bachelor of Communication Studies fuses theory and practice in a project-based curriculum in various areas of strategic communication.

Students develop expertise in: Public and media relations; publishing and cultural criticism; negotiation, mediation and crisis communication; communication policy and law; organisational, interpersonal and intercultural communication; visual communication and photojournalism.

Learn critical approaches to media, communication and culture, together with applied skills in writing, editing and public speaking.
URL:Communication Studies at Capilano University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,208

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.

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

    Application Notes : Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    Additional Admission Requirements:

      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