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Communication Studies

Athabasca University

24 months
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36805 CAD/year
14265 CAD/year
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About

Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communication Studies (BPA-CS) is a degree-completion program that brings together your real-world knowledge and experience with theory and research from the communications field.

Overview

Athabasca University’s Communication Studies program lets you turn your diploma into a degree while still being able to work and meet personal commitments. You bring your knowledge and professional experience, and we bring you the wider context, including relevant theories and issues.

Career

  • Lobbyist
  • Public Relations Co-ordinator
  • Legislative Press Secretary
  • Community Affairs Director
  • Special Events Promoter
  • Public Affairs Analyst
  • Media Consultant
  • Corporate Communications Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Theory and Analysis
  • Communication in History
  • Cultural Policy in Canada
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Mass Media and the Law
  • Global Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The BPA is designed for students who have completed an approved 2-year diploma or equivalent from an accredited college or institute of technology. You can also apply to the program with a combination of post-secondary education and related work experience.
  • You will be considered a pre-program student until your admission requirements are confirmed. You can still take courses during this time.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36805 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 73610 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    14265 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28530 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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