|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,123 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,937), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: Applicants will be considered with partial post-secondary education (minimum two years/ 8 credits and in good academic standing) and relevant work experience.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Attend a mandatory program admission session where applicants will:
- Submit a portfolio consisting of three writing samples completed in the last two years (applicants without a portfolio of work can complete a one-page user guide assignment to fulfill this requirement)
- Complete an in-person test comprised of:
Note: After applying, applicants will receive a letter advising how to book the program admission session.
The Professional Writing – Communications program will prepare you to work as a versatile communications professional. This graduate certificate program will combine assessing audience needs and delivering thoughtful and relevant content with effective project management techniques as you develop the skills to write and produce copy for various professional settings and styles.
The innovative courses in this program will encompass a wide range of communications disciplines and vocational skills, including:
- Web copywriting
- Technical writing
- Proposal writing
- Writing for social media
- Content marketing
- Presentations and speech writing
- Content management
- Information design and data visualization
- Digital storytelling
As a Professional Writing – Communications student, you’ll have the advantage of creating a diverse and professional portfolio that will include training modules, complex visual aids (such as infographics) and compelling layouts for various print and virtual platforms (brochures, newsletters, websites and more). With your well-rounded training, you’ll be able to launch a writing career that will go the distance, taking on a range of roles in both the profit and non-profit sectors.
- Technical writer
- Communications coordinator
- Social media officer
- Web copywriter
- Proposal writer
- Instructional designer
- Report writer/business analyst