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bachelor

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Public Relations

Course code: #22221

bachelor

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Public Relations

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $19,807 CAD

  • Application fee

    $75 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Options
Work placement

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

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 30-August-2021 2021-08-30
Winter-January

Overview

Honours Bachelor of Public Relations

Humber’s Bachelor of Public Relations degree program will prepare you for all aspects of public relations in a variety of sectors including agency, corporate, consumer, government and nonprofit. 

You will learn how to plan, manage, and implement a full spectrum of public relations initiatives including social and digital media management, marketing communications, media relations, investor and government relations, international PR, and corporate philanthropy. Anchored in theoretical and real-life examples, this program features skill-based courses in topics such as planning, consulting, research, measurement, writing, social and digital media, presentation skills and public speaking, project management, and proposal development. 

All of our professors are experienced PR professionals who bring their day-to-day experiences and projects into the classroom, offering students a glimpse into communications trends and issues. Industry guest speakers provide further insight into various PR settings and issues. Additionally, students will have access to networking, mentoring, and career and professional development from the Canadian Public Relations Society and the International Association of Business Communicators.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$29,177

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,704
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,370
Tuition 1 person $19,807

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. International Credit Evaluation (Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.)

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

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
If your IELTS / TOEFL scores are insufficient, you can take our EAP program to meet the English requirement.

Academic background and requirement

Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

Career opportunities

Public relations (PR) uses strategic communication to help a business succeed by managing the relationships with its many stakeholders. PR can include working with media, writing news releases and blog posts, and organizing events. Your degree in public relations enables you to work in all sectors and industries because the skills you develop are both transferable and in demand.

This program is widely recognized and respected by the industry. It will give you the skills you need to succeed in the full breadth of the profession which includes specialist roles such as social media strategist, community relations manager, change management consultant, public relations consultant, fundraiser – and many more.

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