Conestoga College

Advertising and Marketing Communications

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Field of Study:Advertising
Description:The Advertising and Marketing Communications program provides students the opportunity to develop their skills for a wide range of communicative professions. Graduates of the program are a hybrid of communication marketing strategists and visual-thinking creative specialists who possess the ability to engage remotely with the latest cloud software while using industry standard devices. You will learn the fundamentals of marketing and sales management, advertising and communication principles, digital media design for traditional, web and mobile platforms, social media campaigning, public relations, and event marketing and entrepreneurship.

Through an experiential learning approach, you will actively engage in a dynamic and innovative learning process, both in and out of the classroom. You will have the opportunity to work consistently with clients and collaborate with industry professionals to enhance communication competencies and learn from real-world experiences; involving both strategy and creative. The emphasis in Conestoga's Advertising program is on the integration of creativity and planning by blending projects and assignments throughout the courses. The integrative teaching approach not only requires you to fully conceptualize ideas, but also to design and develop the creative components using the latest industry software. Print, digital/web and mobile design are all taught through a variety of projects, which later become valuable self-promotion portfolio pieces upon graduation.
URL:Advertising and Marketing Communications at Conestoga College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,358
International: $14,597

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:34
Careers:Advertising ManagersAdvertising 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 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status, and Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
All applicants who meet the academic strength requirements must attend a program information session and present a portfolio of their creative work.

* 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 December 26, 2018