In order to continue with your application for the Advertising Copywriting program, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these additional requirements. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions at email@example.com
Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent and a writing portfolio:
i. Letter of Intent
Applicants must submit a letter of intent (max. 400 words) describing your interest and knowledge of the creative aspects of advertising. Feel free to include any projects, periods or styles, influences, agencies, designers, artists or information that you feel have influenced you artistically, or have inspired you to pursue a career in this field.
ii. Writing Portfolio
Applicants must select and submit 3-4 pieces of original written work: creative writing, poetry, short stories, screenplay excerpts, any work that captures your skill and expresses your creativity (please note: academic essays are not a good indicator of creative writing).
Applicants must submit the letter of intent and writing portfolio through SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a secure site where additional requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to https://humber.slideroom.com and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.
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*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140
Humber’s Advertising Copywriting graduate certificate program teaches the specialized skills needed to create powerful, effective copy for all forms of printed advertising, radio and television commercials, and interactive media.
We have a strong community of program alumni who help new graduates network, as well as faculty who are active in the industry and bring extensive experience to their classrooms.
If you enjoy writing, working in a high-energy, high-intensity environment and collaborating with other creative minds, copywriting is an ideal choice.
Students come into this program with all types of undergraduate degree majors and college diploma programs. In fact, some of our finest graduates have undergraduate degrees in the social arts, humanities or the sciences.
If you define yourself as creative, but you're not a graphic artist, this program is most likely for you.Courses Program Standards
Your two-month unpaid work placement can take place as early as May or as late as July. Our faculty will work with you to help you find a suitable placement.
BuildingF (formerly the AdCentre) brings marketers and agencies together with advanced students from virtually any Humber program to produce strategic creative content and technology solutions.
Instead of just being given a grade for assignments, students are provided with a chance to work with real clients, on actual accounts, receiving first-hand experience in the field.
The disciplines that can be accessed through BuildingF include anything found in a modern advertising, design or PR agency, including brand experience design, communications marketing, advertising design, writing, production, and much more.
The average North American is exposed to close to 3,000 advertisements each day yet recalls only 12. To write memorable ads as a writer and conceptual thinker in the creative department of an advertising agency, you need specialized training in advertising copywriting.
Our graduates find positions at local and multinational advertising agencies, as well as direct response, pharmaceutical and digital agencies. Some of our graduates pursue in-house writing opportunities with large corporations or with municipal or provincial governments while others eventually go into business for themselves, enjoying the flexibility and variety of working as freelance or contract copywriters.
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