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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Public Relations

Course code: #1093

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Public Relations

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,750 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma in Public Relations

Conestoga's Public Relations Diploma Program is your first step towards an exciting career in communications. 

This program teaches you how to build relationships between organizations and their many stakeholders. 

This highly interactive diploma has you working with live clients, delving into case studies, and building your professional portfolio with relevant pieces as you progress. 

You will discover creative communication strategies to solve organizational problems and make the most of business opportunities with key publics.

You will develop and apply various writing styles and tactical execution developed with a foundation of business knowledge. 

Brand reputation, media relations, crisis and issues management, digital media, presentation skills, research, emerging technology, design, and public relations solutions are only some of the skills you will add to your resume.

The college's professional advisory committee allows you to meet and connect with leaders in the industry. 

You will step into the field for a five-week immersive placement opportunity in your fourth semester and gain career experience before graduating. 

Graduates from this program will be well equipped to pursue social media management, public relations for non-profits, event coordinating, media relations, work within PR agencies or communication departments, and support entrepreneurial endeavours.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,950

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $13,750

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL: 70, no sub-test band score less than 60
  • Conestoga English Language Test (CELT): Band 6

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria.

You will be eligible for admission to the degree program after completing level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%

Your placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

For more details, visit this page.

Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status 
  • Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications, or equivalent (70%)

Career opportunities

  • Media Relations Executive
  • Digital Communication Consultant
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Events Coordinator
  • Social Media Manager
  • Corporate Communications Specialist

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