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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $19,742 CAD

  • Application fee

    $40 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 16-June-2023 2023-06-16
Winter-January 03-December-2022 2022-12-03

Overview

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

The Communication Major is a multidisciplinary program that draws from various approaches, theories, methods, and other resources to analyze communication in social, political, and cultural environments that are rapidly changing and increasingly complex. 

This program at Mount Saint Vincent University is designed to meet the needs of students interested in an undergraduate degree in Communication, grounded in a foundation of communication and media theory, research, and ethics.  

Students who are interested in media literacy, interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication, and the sociopolitical aspects of communication within today’s society are well-suited for this program. 

These elements work to provide students with an introduction to the dynamic context in which communication occurs.

Program objectives:
Students who have selected Communication as their major will complement their core strengths in Communication with required courses from several related disciplines and elective courses.

The objectives of this program are to:
* Encourage students to develop a broad understanding of communication theory;
* contribute to the advancement of communication as both a field and a discipline;
* provide enhanced opportunities for students to study the contextual nature of communication
in its various forms;
* develop within students an appreciation of the processes which define human communication;
* develop within students an appreciation for and awareness of ethical communication.

Mount Saint Vincent University offers a limited enrollment internship option for students registered in either the 20.0 unit Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$27,735

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,260
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,993
Tuition 1 person $19,742

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.35 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Students who complete the EAP program will have direct access to MSVU undergraduate or graduate programs with no official test score.

The University Bridging Program (UBP EEAP 0800) prepares students for successful participation in MSVU undergraduate programs. Skills include:​

  • academic research & writing​
  • academic integrity​
  • presentation skills​
  • critical thinking and analysis​

UBP EEAP 0800 Program Schedule:

Summer 2022 – May 9 to August 4, 2022
Fall 2022 – September 7 to December 8, 2022
Winter 2023 – January 9 to April 6, 2023
*2021-2022 tuition: CAD $4,120
*Costs are updated annually by July 1 and take effect for the following Fall semester.

Classes resume in in-person in Fall 2022

IELTS    

6.0 (no score below 5.5)                      University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course

 TOEFL (iBT Test)

80 – 85 (no score below 20)                 University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course


Academic background and requirement

International applicants are expected to have completed a preparatory program that leads to university entrance in their own country.

China
Senior Middle Two and Three results as well as a graduation certificate. Students may also be asked to report scores from the National College Entrance Examination with grades of 70% or above.
English Language test scores are required.

India
Higher Secondary School Certificates awarded at XI or XII – with A, B or C grades.
English Language test scores may be required.

Career opportunities

  • Copy editor
  • Correspondent
  • Travel writer
  • Photojournalist
  • Reviewer or critic
  • Sports/news announcer
  • Writer (film, documentaries, news, web)
  • Film editor
  • Audio/visual technician
  • Advertising copywriter
  • Data communications analyst
  • Researcher
  • Web content provider
  • Information architect
  • New media marketer
  • Media consultant
  • Editorial project manager
  • Managing editor
  • Publisher
  • Advertising coordinator
  • Digital media manager
  • News director
  • Producer
  • Community affairs director
  • Special events promoter
  • Sales associate
  • Customer representative
  • Media fundraiser
  • Director
  • Social networking coordinator
  • Lobbyist

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