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Professional Communication

BA in Professional Communication

This program examines the areas of language, media, culture and technology. You will also gain professional experience and practical skills to prepare you for success in the workplace.

What This Program Gives You

The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication balances academic education, professional experience and practical skills with courses in professional writing, public relations, journalism, public speaking, organizational communication and new media. You will be able to develop your interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills, and learn to understand communication concepts, tools, processes and techniques.

Who This Program Is For

Creative individuals with a passion for communication, who wish to develop successful careers in public relations, advertising, marketing, journalism, corporate, technical, or web-based communication. 


Tuition and Fees

Find out more on the tuition and fees for the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication degree.

School of Communication & Culture

At the School of Communication & Culture we believe that communication is a powerful tool that can change the lives of individuals and whole communities. With this in mind, we have created a range of practical programs that will teach you the strategies, processes and theories behind effective communication. This specialist knowledge will help you become an effective communication professional who can make a real difference to large companies around the world.

Program Courses

  • Foundations of Professional Communication
  • Communication
  • Professional Written Communication
  • Public Persuasion
  • Historical and Conceptual Foundations of Digital Communication
  • Advanced Digital Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication across Cultures
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Visual Communication
  • Communication Planning and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Professional Experience in Communication
  • Global Communication
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Research Methods in Professional Communication
  • Strategic Internal and External Communication
  • Crisis Communication
  • Communication Ethics
  • Capstone and Portfolio
  • Sustainability Communication
  • Current Topics in Contemporary Communication Practice

Entry requirements

English language

  • IELTS 6.5 (6.5 minimum in writing and speaking, 6.0 minimum in listening and reading)
  • TOEFL iBT 68


  • “B” (3.00/4.33) GPA
  • Equivalent of 60 credits of university-level coursework
  • Specific undergraduate course requirements, depending on the program

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Mimi from Canada BA Professional Communication

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