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Advanced Diploma in Advertising And Marketing Communications Management Algonquin College - Ottawa Campus Algonquin College - Ottawa Campus, Canada

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CAD 19540

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CAD 95

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36 months


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Program Overview

The three-year Advertising and Marketing Communications Management Ontario College Advanced Diploma program prepares you to take your career into many industries. By combining business theory and creative messaging, this industry-respected program enables you to develop skills in idea conceptualizing, copywriting, layout and production design. You also develop integrated marketing communications strategies through researching what drives target audiences and planning how to reach them effectively.

Experienced, industry-connected faculty prepare you to plan, create and implement marketing communications. Key class projects work on real advertising and marketing communications issues with local companies as clients. As well, alumni and industry leaders act as guest speakers in every semester.

Put classroom theory to work through hands-on creation in one of the second-year student-run business unit teams:

  • the award-winning Algonquin Times and Glue Magazine - where teams work on websites, print editions, social media channels, events and apps
  • DIGG - the student-run ad agency where every client has a unique problem to be solved
  • SLiDE - the in-house marketing department for Algonquin`s DARE District that works with Ottawa entrepreneurs.

The program encourages you to expand your learning and network through optional class trips in second and third year. As a second-year student, you have the unique opportunity to visit and tour select advertising and marketing agencies and visit program alumni in Toronto. As a third-year student, you have the opportunity to visit New York and attend one of the largest industry conferences in the world, Advertising Week.

At the end of the program, take your real-world experience a step further with a six-week job placement within the area of advertising and marketing communications. Upon graduating, be ready to start your career in this field.

There are many job opportunities for graduates of this program. You may find employment with an advertising or creative agencies and any organization that has a marketing, communications, media or promotions department. This includes:

  • retail
  • professional services firms
  • technology companies
  • associations
  • governments

You might even launch your own marketing and communications company.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2025, Sep 2024


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 22
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 53
    • Minimum Overall Score - 110.0  Minimum Literacy - 110.0  

Academic Requirement

Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent, including the following required course(s):

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 70% or higher.
  • Mathematics, Grade 11 (MBF3C or equivalent).

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 95

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11000 Per year

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