|Field of Study:||Communication and Media Studies, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
|Description:||Explore journalism (telling stories), digital communications (telling stories digitally), public relations (telling stories on behalf of others), visual communication (telling stories visually) and media business (managing the business of storytelling). Our award-winning students learn how to communicate and develop the skills to use different media platforms to meet tomorrow’s needs. We keep pace with an industry that sees our graduates as media professionals with the versatility to work in diverse and changing environments. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media Studies and a Diploma in Media Communications.
During your first two years, you will be introduced to various media and study the historical, social, cultural and ethical aspects of the industry through courses that challenge you to think, read and write critically. Learn how media has developed then look ahead to emerging trends. Following your second year, you will choose one of five specializations: Digital Communications, Journalism, Media Business, Public Relations or Visual Communication. But, you are not limited by your specialization. You can take courses from other areas as well. Third- and fourth-year courses teach you about governance and policy and how to work in a team environment, such as producing a newspaper or television broadcast or promoting and managing a large event. After third year, you will complete an internship of more than 200 hours.
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