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CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY - [CBU], SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA - PROGRAMS

Sydney, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  3500Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Communication)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 6,210 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Cape Breton University is offered as a 4-year teaching program.
  • This bachelor program has a co-op work option.
  • In order to be eligible to participate in a full-time Co-op Work Term, students must meet the GPA requirements.
  • The student to faculty ratio is 16:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • Some of the main courses that students will study in this program are:
    • Introduction to Public Communication
    • Nonverbal Communication
    • Issues in Media Studies
    • Strategic Corporate Communication
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Facilitation Practicum
  • In this program, students explore various areas of interpersonal and public communication, media studies, and cultural studies.
  • These dynamic and energetic environments allow students to develop the skills and knowledge base needed to critically examine and understand communication in all aspects of society.
  • Career positions may include: 
    • Media Planner
    • Social Media Manager
    • Human Resources Specialist
    • Business Reporter
    • Health Educator, etc with an average salary of 36,475 USD per year.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 54,864 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 10)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.cbu.ca/academics/programs/communication/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A Candidate needed to provide Senior School Certificate or School certificate awarded after standard XII.
  • English (advanced or academic level) is required in grade 12.
  • Additional grade 12 four courses (advanced or academic level) are needed.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in their 12th grade for admission in this Program.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

The followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 10


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

59 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$6210$6210$6210$6210
International differential fees$6210$6210$6210$6210
Others$1296$1296$1296$1296
Total fees$13716$13716$13716$13716

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Single room$ 4,432
5 day meal plan$ 3,558

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

Career Opportunities after completing this program are:

  • Media Planner
  • Social Media Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Business Reporter
  • Health Educator


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