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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Professional Writing - Communications

Centennial College

12 months
15385 CAD/year
4378 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Professional Writing - Communications program at Centennial College prepares you to work as a versatile communications professional. With a focus on assessing audience needs and delivering thoughtful and relevant content, combined with effective project management techniques, you develop the skills you need to write and produce copy for a variety of professional settings and styles. 

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The innovative courses in this Professional Writing - Communications program at Centennial College  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 student of the Communications – Professional Writing program, you have the advantage of creating a diverse and professional portfolio that includes training modules, complex visual aids (such as infographics) and compelling layouts for many different print and virtual platforms (brochures, newsletters, websites and more). Thanks to your well-rounded training, you will be able to launch a writing career that can go the distance, taking on a variety of roles in both the profit and non-profit sectors.

Career Outlook

  • Technical writer
  • Communications coordinator
  • Social media officer
  • Editor
  • Web copywriter
  • Proposal writer
  • Instructional designer
  • Report writer/business analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Content Bootcamp 
  • Web Copywriting 
  • Webtools  
  • Visual Design and Layout 
  • Communications Strategy & Planning 
  • Editing  
  • Technical Communications 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements 

  • College diploma or university degree in any discipline
  • We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education (minimum two years) and have relevant work experience

Additional Requirements 

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:
    • Editing of a passage for a specific audience
    • Completion of a questionnaire

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15385 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15385 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4378 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4378 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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