48 months
18000 EUR/year
18000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Communications program at John Cabot University is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary degree designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. 


At JCU, the Communications program at John Cabot University is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the digital age. The major provides students with excellent skills in oral, written and multimedia proficiency. The program is dedicated to integrating technology in its instruction and incorporating international contexts for the study of communications, in order to prepare students for a multicultural, globalized communication environment.

Our core curriculum balances theory, practice, dialogue, and creativity, requiring students to study a range of topics and to learn a variety of skills, including writing for the media and multimedia production. The program focuses on students by actively mentoring and working closely with them and student organizations to foster a sense of community and inclusion.


Students graduating from John Cabot University with a B.A. in Communications will have acquired knowledge and skills that will allow them to pursue many different career paths. 

Careers in such fields as:

  • Film and Video Production
  • Journalism
  • Education/Academia
  • Corporate Communications
  • Digital/Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • Advertising/Creative Industry
  • Media and Entertainment Industries
  • Digital Media Arts and Design
  • Politics, Law, Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Speaking
  • Visual Communication
  • Writing Across the Media
  • Cinema
  • Digital Video
  • Media, Culture and Society
  • Digital Media Culture
  • Advanced Communication Theory

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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form. We accept both our online application and the common application.
  • A 600 word personal essay.
  • $50/€50 non-refundable application fee. Please note that only U.S. and Canadian citizens may pay in dollars. Payment options.
  • Official transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary school work to date: transcripts not in English or Italian must be accompanied by a certified English language translation.
  • Interview by phone, Skype, or in person.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation or Teacher Evaluation Form. Two for freshman applicants, one for transfer applicants.
  • SAT or ACT results (US applicants only) 
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 EUR per year during 48 months.

Tuition fees for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents & Canadian Citizens: 24,900 $

Living costs for Roma

850 - 1450 EUR /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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