Humber’s Media Communications diploma program is designed to meet industry demands within multi-faceted areas of the communications industry. Students graduate with a diverse range of marketable skills in photography, graphic design, web design and writing, social media, and videography.
In the program, you will learn how to:
Courses are designed with industry input, ensuring you are learning current and relevant information in state-of-the-art labs from industry experts – people who know the trends and effective methods of communications.
The first semester of this program is shared with the two-year Advertising and Graphic Design diploma, the three-year Journalism advanced diploma, the two-year Advertising and Marketing Communications diploma, and the three-year Public Relations advanced diploma programs, allowing the flexibility to continue in any of these five programs in second semester.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Perform the duties, tasks and activities required of a media communications specialist in business, government and the not-for-profit sectors.
Research and gather information in print, audio and visual formats for communications’ products and strategies.
Analyze clients’ communications needs and implement solutions for business, government and the not-for-profit sectors.
Create audio, visual and print communications according to the client’s purpose and audience.
Design and create content for websites, using current software applications.
Capture, scan, download, save, store, and manipulate digital images using current software applications.
Produce corporate video and audio using current software applications.
Create and manage content for presentations at in-house meetings and media conferences.
Adhere to ethical and legal guidelines in communications practice.
Maintain professional relationships with business associates and clients.
Develop a portfolio of communications’ products and strategies for a variety of projects and audiences.
Students will participate in a mandatory work placement which takes place in the last semester of study. During that time, students hone their skills in professional environments, developing digital communication solutions. They build complete portfolios which, when they graduate, have them standing out from their competitors as corporate communications professionals.
Our professors help students become the multi-skilled media professionals employers are looking for! Program co-ordinator Cathy Bidini is an award-winning commercial and fine art photographer who has been inspiring and mentoring students for over 20 years. Full-time professors Afsina Abbasi and Paul Minstrell are experts in web, design, and motion. We also have part-time professors who are leaders in their field, dedicated to sharing their experience and knowledge to best prepare students for employment opportunities in the industry.
According to a study by Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS), a private investment firm, companies are increasing their spending on media relations and communicating their brands with stakeholders. This trend is expected to continue. The skills you learn in our program will prepare you for a career in this expanding field. As a media communications specialist, you will help organizations better engage clients, partners, employees and reporters by developing compelling external and in-house communications that inform, persuade and motivate.
With broad-ranging skills and knowledge in multimedia, marketing, web design and writing, social media, and videography, graduates find work in the marketing and communication departments of businesses, organizations or government departments, and as freelance communications professionals.
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