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UTP Stage II: Professional Communication

Overview

Join us at the Creative School for the Professional Communication program and learn to develop innovative communication strategies for any industry while connecting and engaging with audiences.

Professional Communication at The Creative School provides students with an immersive learning environment with all the technology, faculty expertise, and industry connections needed to succeed. Explore communication methods and media used across a wide range of fields and industries through classroom and experiential learning. Access leading-edge creative technologies, simulation activities, and guest lectures from industry leaders.

Join the Creative School to understand the relationship between message, audience and context and your role as a communication professional in one of Canada’s top communication programs. Explore the interaction of text, sound, image and design, and gain expertise in written, visual, digital, interpersonal and oral communication.

Key Information

Duration

3 terms

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

Ryerson University campus, Toronto

Your direct pathway into Ryerson University

Highschool
Ryerson University International College
2nd year Ryerson University

Professional Communication Program Structure  

Understand the relationship between message, audience and context and your role as a communication professional in one of Canada’s top communication programs. Explore the interaction of text, sound, image and design, and gain expertise in written, visual, digital, interpersonal and oral communication.

Professional Communications (BA (Hons))

Following the completion of the RUIC Stage II: Professional Communication, students must achieve a CGPA of 2.8 and grade of C+ or better in all required pathway courses to progress into 2nd year. Students need to meet eligibility by August 30.


After graduation

Explore traditional and new media in a range of business and professional contexts to develop communication expertise in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors.

Work in public relations and corporate communications, event planning, public policy, research or health care. You may work as a communications director, event manager, social media specialist, account manager or brand strategist.

Or, pursue graduate studies in communication, including Ryerson’s Master of Professional Communication, law, journalism or public policy.


The ProCom BA Internship

The ProCom BA encourages critical thinking and is complemented by practical projects to better understand theoretical models and communication processes. The ProCom BA Internship, an optional credit course, gives students an invaluable experience in a workplace environment to complement classroom learning. Students will be able to apply first-hand the knowledge that they’ve acquired throughout their studies and contribute to the communication operations of a participating organization.


The Creative School

The Creative School is a dynamic faculty making a difference in new, unexplored ways. Made up of Canada’s top professional schools and transdisciplinary hubs in media, communication, design, and the cultural industries, The Creative School offers students an unparalleled learning experience.

The Future of Creativity

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