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Diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communications

Humber College’s Advertising and Marketing Communications diploma program will equip you with promotional writing, presentation and organizational skills, as well as introductory design, basic production and supplier management skills.

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Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: Lakeshore Campus (Toronto, Canada)

Courses in advertising, marketing communications, public relations and project co-ordination will give you a keen awareness of the breadth of your employment opportunities.

This Humber College’s Advertising and Marketing Communications diploma program focuses on providing you with skills that enable you to work with advertising creatives including copywriters, graphic and interactive designers, art directors, and suppliers with an emphasis on media planning. Opportunities to work with Humber’s in-house agency, BuildingF, will allow you to start building a professional network while working with peers on real-world briefs.

Your first semester is shared with the Advertising and Graphic Design, Journalism, Public Relations, and Media Communications diploma programs, giving you the freedom to change the direction of your studies in the 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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Our graduates can find employment on both the client and agency side, in entry-level positions. Students are hired for employment at advertising agencies, media agencies, client companies and within the not-for-profit industry. Upon completion of the program, students may have the opportunity to enter into many roles including:

  • account co-ordinator
  • advertising traffic co-ordinator
  • marketing/advertising specialist
  • media buyer
  • media researcher
  • programmatic campaign co-ordinator
  • social media co-ordinator
  • market researcher
  • digital media co-ordinator
  • marketing co-ordinator
  • brand co-ordinator

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