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The Professional Communication program at the Royal Roads University provides you a broad understanding of communication as a human activity. 

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Overview

The Professional Communication program at the Royal Roads University consists of two years of study with an annual three-week on-campus residency at the beginning of each year. 

Faculty who have expert, real-world experience provide a solid foundation of advanced professional and technical skills that underpin effective leadership in an increasingly communication-driven world.

You will thrive in environments that require effective team-work, adaptability, strategic planning, intercultural mediation, digital technologies, and a sophisticated understanding of interpersonal discourse.

Outcomes

Graduates of the MA in Professional Communication are professionals with a broad understanding of communication as a human activity. They are leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in the workplace. 

They are able to function in environments that require effective team-work, adaptability, strategic planning, intercultural mediation, and a sophisticated understanding of interpersonal discourse. 

Finally, they excel in communication that requires the integration of superior written and spoken skills with digital technologies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Academic Integrity
  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • Research Process and Methods in Communication
  • Leveraging Social Media
  • Strategic Digital Communication
  • Communication, Culture, Media and Technology
  • Communication and Culture in Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a relevant field, from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Evidence of having sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to complete a demanding academic course of study at a master's level
  • Normally, at least two years of work or volunteer experience, preferably in a leadership capacity.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15929 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31859 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12640 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25280 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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