Durham College

Advertising and Marketing Communications

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Media, Art & Design (MAD)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Advertising
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Marketing, Other
Description:If you have a passion for creativity and a desire to develop powerful advertising and promotional campaigns, this program is for you. We live in an age of digital transformation and disruption, one where advertisers are in a constant battle for consumer attention and 'screen-time. Advancements by 'big tech' companies will continue to influence how we work, shop, and communicate. To remain relevant, advertisers and brands must respond with powerful communications and creating lasting, meaningful connections.

The Advertising and Promotion program prepares you with the knowledge, skills and experience for an exciting career in the advertising industry. You could launch a career at an advertising agency, research or production firm, or within a media company; we'll help you choose a path aligned with your passion and skill-set. You will gain experience as an account representative, creative production artist, and media planner managing real client accounts for the campus agency - collaboragency. Students explore creativity, conceptualizing and producing actual advertisements for all media forms. Whether you like to create, innovate or execute ideas, you will have the opportunity to do it all in this program.
URL:Advertising and Marketing Communications at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,058

Cost per year is based on the 2020-2022 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees.

Careers:Advertising ManagersInfluencerAdvertising and Promotion Consultants

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Admission requirements are as follows: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status, and Grade 12 English (C or U).

Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants are strongly recommended to have excellent written and oral communication skills.

    * 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 01, 2021