Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description: Communication Studies examines the forms and practices of communication through six areas of emphasis: media and communication history, media and cultural theory, visual communication, global communication, cultural and creative industries, and digital media studies.

You’ll use a variety of approaches to analyze communication in its social, economic, political and cultural contexts. You’ll gain a critical perspective and a broad knowledge of communication and media, enabling you to become a reflective, engaged citizen in our contemporary world.

URL: Communication Studies (BA) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150 International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Managers in Publishing

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100
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 an admission range of mid 70s, and English at 60%.

Test Scores:

  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]