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Communication

Simon Fraser University

48 months
Duration
979 CAD/credit
195 CAD/credit
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About

The Communication program in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology from Simon Fraser University, encompasses theoretical and applied aspects of communication. 

Overview

The school emphasizes critical thinking, reading, analysis and production in the field of communication. Students will study the cultures, histories, technologies, and ideologies of the media and communication infrastructures in our society. 

Successful graduates from Simon Fraser University's Communication  program are literate in media and information technologies with an understanding of social and ethical implications. Project and group work are used to apply theories of communication to promote social change and community engagement. 

Our faculty address the most pressing environmental, economic, technological and political issues in our society through the translation of theory and research into practice and action.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and so is the full range of career opportunities that await. Armed with the necessary knowledge and skills, graduates pursue careers in jobs such as:

  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Blog Writer
  • Campaign Organizer
  • Communication Assistant
  • Cultural Event Coordinator
  • Fundraising Specialist
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Image Consultant
  • Photo Journalist

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication Studies
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Empirical Communication Research Methods
  • Documentary Research in Communication
  • Design and Method in Qualitative Communication Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must meet the university's English Language Requirements
    • All applicants must meet the university's Quantitative and Analytical Skills requirements
    • All students must present a minimum grade of C-/60% in a junior or senior level acceptable Math course
    • Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior high school
    • Submit a transcript which includes grades for all courses completed and final grades for the first semester of Senior Year. (An admission average is calculated on final year results.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    979 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 979 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    195 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 195 CAD per credit during 48 months.

per unit

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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