This unique Professional Writing and Communications graduate certificate program from Humber College provides the core transferrable skills you need to build a successful career in a variety of communications roles. Building on foundational skills such as storytelling, drafting, editing, pitching, interviewing and research, you will build proficiency in areas such as media writing, social media management, project management and design.
With a focus on writing for different audiences and purposes, as well as using current technologies to maximize the impact of your message, you will be well-positioned to enter the workplace with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a professional writer/communications specialist across a variety of sectors. You will also learn how to think strategically in preparation for taking on leadership positions within communications departments or starting your own freelance writing business.
The program allows you to find a community of writers and supports collaboration, networking, professional development and publication.
Graduates of this program may find employment as
- Communications specialists or coordinators
- Freelance writers
- Web copywriters
- Social media managers
- Social media marketing specialists
- Report writers
- Proposal writers
- Grant writers
- Project Managers
Note: This is a post-graduate certificate. You must already have a bachelor's degree or the equivalent from a university or college.
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- Writing Principles
- Communicating through Digital and Social Media
- Storytelling and Narrative
- Writers as Researchers
- The Writer's Identity
- Professionalism: Work Placement Preparation
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Creative Writing Digital Communication View 23 other Masters in Creative Writing in Canada
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
- A bachelor’s degree
- Please submit a one-page letter of intent (350 words) outlining your interest in this field of study. Your letter should express why you have an interest in professional writing and communications and in Humber's Professional Writing and Communications graduate certificate program.
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International12032 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18048 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
National3741 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5612 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
Living costs for Toronto
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.