Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Public Affairs and Policy Management
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Description: We live in a media society, but what exactly does this mean? How does a world saturated by media images, technologies and texts influence how we live and work? How is the ever-changing mediascape affecting our understanding of society and our ability to shape its future? These are some of the fundamental questions that a degree in Communication and Media Studies (BCoMS) will help you to answer

As a student in our program, you will choose from courses that cover the past, present and future of media; the uses and abuses of technology; the economics, politics and regulation of communication; the media in local and global contexts; the interface between culture, communication and identities; and the analysis of texts, images and rhetoric.

Our graduates have rewarding and productive careers in a variety of fields, from advertising and public relations to law, market research, policy development, teaching and more.

URL: Communication and Media Studies at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English (ENG4U)

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]