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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Public Relations Management, Honours

Course code: #0617

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Public Relations Management, Honours

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,891 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01

Overview

Bachelor of Public Relations Management, Honours

The Bachelor of Public Relations Management Honours program at Centennial College's Story Arts Centre is a unique, first-of-its-kind offering in Canada that combines public relations and business studies. 

In four years, this program will prepare you for an exciting career in public relations (PR), social media and corporate communications.

The Bachelor of Public Relations Management, Honours program, offered by the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design in collaboration with the School of Business, will balance the theory, principles and application of PR with a solid foundation in business principles through ten core business courses.

During your time in the program, you'll complete real-world projects that will allow you to apply your newly-acquired knowledge. 

From writing media releases to planning events, you'll engage in practical scenarios that will ground the core classroom concepts of this four-year degree.

To prepare you for a variety of careers, the Bachelor of Public Relations Management courses will include a strong focus on:

  • Writing
  • Social and digital media
  • Research and communications planning
  • Strategic communications
  • Corporate communications

A 14-week industry field placement, during which you'll gain real-world experience before graduation, will round out this program.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$27,388

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,292
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,497
Tuition 1 person $18,891

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae (CV) (If Applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
22
listening
22
writing
22
speaking
22
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL- CE and CAEL- Online: Overall 70, Writing score 60
  • Duolingo: 125+

Based on communicative teaching and learning practices, English Language Learning (ELL) is an intensive five-level, full-time program designed for international students who wish to improve their English language skills. 

If you're an international student, this program will help you build on and improve your language skills for success in college, university or your career.

Complete the 15-week semester of level 5 with a minimum final grade of C (60%) in all three courses.

 CaMLA EPTDuolingualIELTS(A)ibTOEFLPTE-ACFER
Level 1
Elementary
0 - 21<45< 2.00 - 19N/AA1
Level 2
Beginner
22 – 3345 - 602.0 – 3.020 – 24N/AA1
Level 3
Pre-intermediate
34 – 4865 - 703.5 - 4.024 - 3120 - 29A2
Level 4
Intermediate
49 – 6475 - 904.5 – 5.032 - 4530 - 42B1
Level 5
Upper-intermediate
65 - 8095 -1045.546 - 5943 - 50B2

Academic background and requirement

High School Applicants

To be eligible, high school applicants must have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
  • At least six Grade 12 M or U, or OAC credits with an overall average of 65% or higher

Courses must include:

  • Grade 12 English (U); final grade 70% or higher
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (U); final grade 65% or higher

If you do not meet the math requirements, you may be considered for admission and must complete a remedial mathematics course by the end of the first semester.

Mature Applicants

To be eligible, mature applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older by December 31 of the program year
  • Provide transcripts showing Grade 12 English (U), OAC, or equivalent
  • Provide complete academic history (transcripts or international evaluation)
  • Provide a resume detailing work experience

Career opportunities

  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Community Manager
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Corporate Communications Specialist
  • Project Coordinator
  • Research Associate
  • Media Relations Specialist

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