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Degree

Graduate Certificate in Communications – Professional Writing

Course code: #6440

master

Degree

Graduate Certificate in Communications – Professional Writing

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $14,937 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 31-August-2021 2021-08-31

Overview

Graduate Certificate in Communications – Professional Writing

The Communications – Professional Writing program will prepare you to work as a versatile communications professional. This graduate certificate program will combine assessing audience needs and delivering thoughtful and relevant content with effective project management techniques as you develop the skills to write and produce copy for a variety of professional settings and styles.

The innovative courses in this program will encompass a wide range of communications disciplines and vocational skills, including:

  • Web copywriting
  • Technical writing
  • Proposal writing
  • Writing for social media
  • Content marketing
  • Presentations and speech writing
  • Content management
  • Information design and data visualization
  • Digital storytelling

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$23,434

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,992
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,497
Tuition 1 person $14,937

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1. English language proficiency
2. Attend a mandatory program admission session where applicants will:
Submit a portfolio consisting of three writing samples completed in the last two years (applicants without a portfolio of work can complete a one-page user guide assignment to fulfill this requirement)
Complete an in-person test comprised of:
Editing of a passage for a specific audience
Completion of a questionnaire

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

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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

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In the English Language Learning program, you can improve your English language skills before your next academic or professional step, while qualifying to study at Centennial College full-time.
About 70% of English for Academic Purposes Program students continue their studies at Centennial College.


Academic background and requirement

Degree or a three-year college diploma in any discipline

Career opportunities

  • Technical writer
  • Communications coordinator
  • Social media officer
  • Editor
  • Web copywriter
  • Proposal writer
  • Instructional designer
  • Report writer/business analyst

Areas of Employment

  • Arts and culture
  • Retail and e-commerce
  • Government and non-profit
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Software development and IT
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • Web design

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