48 months
18354 CAD/year
5498 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Study and practice this Communication degree from the Thompson Rivers University from multiple perspectives: processes, production, composition, design, broadcasting, policy/law, criticism and critique.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Students of  Communication  degree from the Thompson Rivers University allows you to choose between two streams:

  • Communication and New Media Studies
  • Communication and Public Relations

Although there is some overlap in core courses, the two streams have different lower and upper level requirements.


Private and public sector institutions hire people to plan and carry out communication and public relations activities. Employers regularly look for people with university degrees in communication, journalism or marketing, to hire someone who can write well and think analytically.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mass Communication and the Popular Culture Industry
  •  Interpersonal Communication
  •  Managing Festivals and Events 
  •  Staging Special Events 
  •  Marketing & Customer Service 
  •   Event Marketing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  •  English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Admission to each major program may have specific requirements.
  • Recommended: Foundations of Mathematics 11 or higher is strongly recommended for students pursuing Education or a major in Geography and Environmental Studies, Sociology or Psychology

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18354 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9177 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5498 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2749 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Kamloops

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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