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Honours Bachelor of Public Relations

Tuition fee CA$21,501 per year

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$19,290), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

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  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
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Overview

The Bachelor of Public Relations program will prepare you for an exciting career filled with opportunities. This program combines academic rigour and theory with hands-on experience. You’ll build the skills required to be successful in the field while having fun and meeting lifelong friends who will become the core of your professional network. You’ll meet and work with some of PR’s leading professionals through special conferences, events and guest speakers and build your practical skills during a 14-week work placement.

Courses cover a broad spectrum of public relations skills. You’ll write stories, shoot videos, create podcasts and learn how to manage social media. You’ll learn about business, dealing with the news media, and pulling everything together into a communications strategy that helps your organization reach its goals.

And, at the core of this program is the writing. By the time you graduate, you’ll have developed the strong writing skills Humber’s Bachelor of Public Relations is known for – the writing skills employers value.

When it comes time to find your first job, Humber’s reputation as one of Canada’s leading public relations schools will make your degree valuable.

Grads are everywhere: in leadership roles at Canada’s top agencies, heading up departments in some of Canada’s largest corporations, or making a difference at charities or non-profit organizations.

The Bachelor of Public Relations program at Humber is a fully accredited degree, so you may also choose to pursue education at the master’s level. Some of our grads have gone on to study at some of Canada’s most prestigious universities, including McMaster and the University of Toronto.

Work Placement

You will gain practical, hands-on experience in the industry by completing a mandatory work placement in the summer between semesters 6 and 7.

There are a variety of roles in corporate, non-profit, government or agency settings that range from large multinationals to small proprietorships. It is up to you to apply for and secure the position. We will provide support, working with our contacts and industry partners to help identify employment opportunities.

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 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 roles such as social media manager, communications officer, spokesperson, writer, media relations officer, account coordinator, special events manager, marketing/communication manager, public affairs officer, independent consultant, government relations practitioner, internal communications manager, entrepreneur and project manager.

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States