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Degree

Graduate Certificate in Public Relations – Event Management

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Degree

Graduate Certificate in Public Relations – Event Management

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $14,332 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    2 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2021 2021-02-01

Overview

Graduate Certificate in Public Relations – Event Management

Public relations and event management professionals are increasingly in demand as employers recognize the value of effective communications. A career in PR and event management is never dull! From one day to the next you could be pitching a story, staging a news conference, organizing an event or managing crisis communications.

No textbooks! Students enjoy a combination of project-based learning and hands-on experience that goes beyond the classroom. In this intensive, eight-month program you will:

  • Learn from guest speakers in the industry.
  • Develop a solid portfolio of relevant workplace skills.
  • Participate in a speed-mentoring event and micro-networking session.
  • Meet with industry professionals and PR agencies in Toronto.
  • Stage a mock disaster during Crisis Communications Week.
  • Plan and host special events such as concerts and wine tastings in neighbouring Prince Edward County.
  • Write clear, targeted communications materials that deliver your message persuasively.
  • Build relationships with media and stakeholders, plan special events, market for corporate and non-profit, deliver compelling presentations, prepare for media interviews and handle crisis situations.
  • Use new media, social media and graphics creation to promote your message.

Finish your studies with a four-week field placement, applying your learning on the job. Our students have completed placements with:

  • Government agencies
  • Toronto International Film Festival
  • Toronto Argonauts football team
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation
  • World Vision Canada

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$17,412

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,000
Accommodation 1 bed room $3,080
Tuition 1 person $14,332

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

Passport
Original/certified and translated (if applicable) copies of the applicant’s secondary/post-secondary transcripts or equivalent
Original/certified secondary/post-secondary diploma/degree
Proof of English proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

84
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

105 – 110 (equivalent to IELTS 6.5)


Academic background and requirement

A diploma or degree from a recognized college or university. Applicants with significant related work experience will be considered for entry based on a review of their demonstrated competencies and academic credentials. Computer literacy as it relates to online communication.

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