Program Information

School: Capilano University
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Description: Capilano University’s Bachelor of Communication Studies fuses theory and practice in a project-based curriculum in various areas of strategic communication.

Students develop expertise in: public and media relations, publishing and cultural criticism, negotiation, mediation and crisis communication, communication policy and law, organisational, interpersonal and intercultural communication, visual communication and photojournalism.

URL: Communication Studies at Capilano University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,721

Please see website for cost breakdown as fee varies for each individual course.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have British Columbia secondary school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status. Applicants are also required to have English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or equivalent with a minimum grade of “B”.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

For students with previous post-secondary experience, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a scale of 4.33) or equivalent. A letter of intent and resume must be submitted by all students with previous post-secondary experience, and may be requested of other applicants.