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Bachelor of Art in Information and Communication Studies

University of New Brunswick - Saint John Campus University of New Brunswick - Saint John Campus, Canada

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Jan 2023, Sep 2022

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CAD 18323

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 125

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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85

TOEFL

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65%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Information and Communication Studies (ICS) is online, interactive, and connected. Society is in the midst of a fundamental shift in how we communicate with each other, access information, and view popular culture.

As an ICS student on our Saint John campus, you will cast a critical eye on the impact of new technologies and processes on our social, political, economic, and cultural landscapes.

Topics include the decline of newspapers, radio, and television; the rise of Twitter, Facebook, and other social media; the impact of mobile computing; and the eternal question of ‘do we control our devices or do our devices determine who we are?’

Unlike many similar programs, which focus on one discipline’s perspective, our program is multidisciplinary. This means you’ll learn about complex topics from multiple fields of study and perspectives, including Sociology, Psychology, and History.

Hands-on learning

  • Media internships
  • Work-study opportunities
  • Practicum courses
  • Other experiential learning opportunities

Skills you will acquire

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Communication (written and oral)
  • Organizational
  • Interpersonal
  • Research and analysis
  • Media production techniques

Small classes led by accomplished academics and media practitioners will provide you with a unique amount of attention, encouragement, and mentorship.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 85
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
85 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

18323

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 125

Application Fee
(CAD)

10000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Check program website for more information about funding options.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

University of New Brunswick offers its students the chance claim a number of awards, scholarships and bursaries that not only help them with their finances during college but also gives the students credit for their outstanding academic performance.

  • UNB External Funding
    • New Brunswick Innovation Foundation 
    • New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
    • Trudeau Graduate Fellowships
    • Mackenzie King Graduate Scholarships
    • Mitacs Professional Development Program
    • Rhodes Scholarships for Canada
  • Travel Funding
    • Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowship
    • School of Graduate Studies Travel Awards
    • Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarship
    • MITACS Globalink Research Award
    • NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

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