• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Humber College’s Bachelor of Creative Advertising degree program will give you the solid foundation necessary for a variety of advertising careers. A wide range of courses cover important topics in digital marketing, communications, copywriting, promotion, persuasion and typography. 
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The  Bachelor of Creative Advertising degree program from Humber College , one of only two programs in Canada that lead to a degree in the creative aspects of advertising, is enriched by opportunities to work in BuildingF, our in-house creative agency, giving you the chance to work on briefs for real clients while gaining valuable experience, connections and skills. With instruction in industry-standard design and production software, marketing and business principles, and content development and production, you will have a thorough understanding of contemporary advertising and insights into its future. Throughout this program, you will work in creative teams and gain the collaborative skills that will prepare you for the agency workplace.

The program is designed to offer you the flexibility to choose an area of focus, be it account management, art direction or copywriting. Should you find an avenue that suits you, you can immerse yourself in Humber’s advertising graduate certificate programs and continue to hone your abilities and marketability.


Our program allows you to develop and hone your strong creative skills, giving you the tools to work in a broad range of agency and corporate environments within the advertising industry. Working initially as an art director, copywriter or account co-ordinator, you may look forward to a career as a creative director or account supervisor or you can choose to pursue graduate studies.

Upon graduation, you’ll stand out from the crowd with a background that includes:

  • skills to create the concept, copy and design for all forms of advertising: print, radio, television and digital and emerging media
  • knowledge of agency and corporate advertising best practices, as well as perspectives on consumer and business-to-business advertising
  • proficiency using state-of-the-art equipment
  • a comprehensive portfolio developed through participation in student design competitions
  • experience working on creative teams, designing real-world campaigns for clients of BuildingF, Humber’s on-campus advertising agency

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Visual Communications
  • History of Creative Advertising
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Advertising Strategy 
  •  Creative Concepts 
  • Typography 
  • Presentation Skills 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 70 per cent
  • Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
  • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17920 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8960 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3605 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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


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