Type: 4-Year Degree
Start Date: September
Location: Lakeshore Campus
Increasingly, companies need digital media specialists who can assist in developing and delivering communications campaigns to their clients and customers. Humber's four-year Digital Communications degree program is innovative and rigorous, centred on developing digital storytellers skilled in writing, visual communication, web applications, social media and business acumen. These practical elements are combined throughout the curriculum with sound research and critical thinking skills, giving students in this program the breadth of education that comes with a four-year degree, and a competitive edge in the employment market.
Courses are designed with industry input, ensuring students are learning current and relevant information in state-of-the-art labs from people who know the trends and challenges of digital communications. Students participate in projects such as creating an e-portfolio, designing digital campaigns with compelling storylines, and utilizing photography, audio and video technologies for interactive web-based tools. The practical training in this program also includes an industry work placement.
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Humber's Bachelor of Digital Communications degree students complete a 14-week work placement in the summer between years three and four. This placement provides students with an opportunity to gain experience and meet professionals in the digital communications sector. Many of the placements are offered in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), a hub for the communications industry in Canada and home to numerous media, non-profit, marketing, public relations, and other private sector companies. Students graduate with the knowledge and skills to enter into digital communications professions.
Create compelling campaigns and be a modern storyteller with an exciting career in digital communications.
In the digital age, communicators have far more reach than ever before to tell stories, share images, and influence opinions. As many organizations change to reflect the communication needs of the public, there are opportunities for people with modern skill sets to begin their careers. Use your digital media skills to succeed in the evolving field of communications. Human Resources and Skills Development Canada forecasts that communications job openings will increase over the next decade.
Students use the latest software and media equipment which enriches their knowledge and provides them with the necessary skills needed for employment and success in the modern digital workplace. Graduates may find positions in the digital media industry or as communication professionals within commercial, non-profit, governmental or other organizations.
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