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Advanced Diploma in Public Relations

Employers in Canada, and around the world, recognize the value of Humber College’s Public Relations advanced diploma program.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: Lakeshore Campus (Toronto, Canada)

The Humber College’s Public Relations advanced diploma program provides hands-on training and develops skills in professional media writing, strategic communication planning, presentation, social and digital media content development, social media analytics, media relations, and marketing communications to name a few. Over the course of your studies, you will compile an impressive portfolio of work.Learn from the pros.

Humber’s PR faculty has significant work experience, subject matter expertise and industry connections. Many are active in the field and maintain a wide network of clients and suppliers. Your instructors also get to know you by name and offer personalized instruction. To keep the program content current and relevant, external industry experts regularly review the curriculum and are asked to participate in classroom activities, such as guest lectures.

In the first semester of the program, your courses include other media disciplines such as advertising and graphic design, journalism, media communications, advertising and marketing communications. This allows you to keep your options open should you wish to head in a different direction in your second semester.

Our program provides hands-on training and develops skills in professional media writing, strategic communication planning, presentation, social and digital media content development, social media analytics, media relations, and marketing communications to name a few. Over the course of your studies, you will compile an impressive portfolio of work.

Learn from the pros. Humber’s PR faculty has significant work experience, subject matter expertise and industry connections. Many are active in the field and maintain a wide network of clients and suppliers. Your instructors also get to know you by name and offer personalized instruction. To keep the program content current and relevant, external industry experts regularly review the curriculum and are asked to participate in classroom activities, such as guest lectures.

In the first semester of the program, your courses include other media disciplines such as advertising and graphic design, journalism, media communications, advertising and marketing communications. This allows you to keep your options open should you wish to head in a different direction in your second semester.

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to Arts and Sciences
  • Introduction to Media Studies
  • Innovative Design
  • Web Design
  • Communication Skills
  • Digital Imaging
  • College Reading and Writing Skills

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Career

Upon graduation, you will have the knowledge to plan, develop and execute effective public relations plans using social and traditional media. Opportunities include employment in corporations, charities, government, PR firms and many others. Our graduates have landed jobs at high-profile companies in a huge variety of sectors ranging from Corus Entertainment, Molson and Bell to MLSE, RBC and Toronto International Film Festival.

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