Public Relations - Corporate Communications, Postgraduate Certificate | Part time online | Seneca College | Canada
12 months
15133 CAD/year
5243 CAD/year
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The Public Relations - Corporate Communications program at Seneca College will immerse you in public relations and corporate communications theory and practice.

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In the Public Relations - Corporate Communications program at Seneca College you will learn to write news releases, work with the media, research and develop strategic communications programs, hone digital communications skills and work in teams. You will be mentored by highly experienced teachers and learn how to effectively pursue a career in the public relations and communications industry.

In this program, you will collaborate with exchange students from Europe. You will have access to one of the best public relations and corporate communications libraries available and develop transferable skills valuable in a rapidly changing economy. 


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Writing press releases
  • Performing communications audits 
  • Pitching to the media 
  • Media relations 
  • Building websites and blogs 
  • Public speaking 
  • Event planning 

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Communications co-ordinator
  • Account co-ordinator 
  • Social media co-ordinator

You may be able to pursue future career options within:

  • Crisis communications
  • Employee relations
  • Media relations
  • Investor relations
  • Speech writing 
  • Event planning

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing for Public Relations Practitioners
  • Digital and Social Media
  • Public Relations Management Techniques - Internal
  • Strategic Communication Planning
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Seneca offers admission to students up to the first day of classes. However, applications will not be accepted once a program becomes full. Therefore, it is recommended that you apply soon.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree or three-year college diploma or equivalent
  • Statement of interest and resumé
  • Writing test
  • English proficiency for graduate certificates 
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents educated outside of Canada must provide a World Education Services (WES) or ICAS Canada credential evaluation.
  • After you apply, you will receive details on how to submit your statement of interest and resumé and how to schedule your writing test. The test can be completed in a location of your own choice. You will need to have access to a computer and email for a one-hour session during the scheduled time.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15133 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15133 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5243 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5243 CAD per year during 12 months.


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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