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PR and Strategic Communications

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Media, Art & Design (MAD)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer; Advanced
Field of Study:Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Public Relations/Image Management
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Description:As one of the top ten in demand professions in Canada, public relations professionals, including communications and media relations specialists, share vital messages through attention-grabbing writing, video, social media, special events and fundraising campaigns. Regardless of the field – sports, fashion, music, television or health-care – a creative PR professional is an essential part of any successful business or non-profit organization. In this growing industry our graduates are highly sought after and enjoy a wide range of career opportunities. The hands-on curriculum includes two unique field placements. Durham College is the only compressed program in Ontario, which allows graduates to enter the workforce in just two calendar years.
URL:PR and Strategic Communications at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,778

Cost per year is based on the 2019-2020 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.



Careers:Public Relations Consultants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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) (minimum 60 per cent).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Keyboarding and excellent written and oral communication skills and proficiency in spelling and grammar are recommended.

    * 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 July 30, 2020