Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

English - Rhetoric and Media Studies

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:English Language and Literature, General
Description:The program in Rhetoric and Media Studies is based on rhetorical theory, which is the study of how people use language to affect other people and the world around them. It develops students’ abilities to critique and to craft written, oral, and visual texts in various genres of filmmaking, public discourse, professional communication, and literary composition. We offer a rich range of courses for critical study, creative work, and professional practice. Each year, student excellence in filmmaking, professional communication, and creative writing is celebrated through various awards and public events.
URL:English - Rhetoric and Media Studies at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,473
International: $22,241
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 November 22, 2017