Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate studies
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Inquiring Minds

A smaller world. More contacts, more interplay, more exchanges, more trade. Daily life in the 21st century, shaped as it is by the effects of globalization, has at its core the art and science of communication. Through communication, humanity explores, learns, discovers. Peoples and cultures and individuals come to understand each other better.

 

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Programs

Communication

 

The undergraduate program in communication combines both theory and practice, with courses offered in two main areas—media studies (effect of social media and mass media, video and multimedia production, audience research, communication policy) and organizational communication (communication in public and private organizations, interpersonal communication, health communication, crisis communication, public relations, advertising). The interdisciplinary approach of our program will provide you with a broad perspective on the interplay among mass media, human communication, cultural studies, technology, policy, political economy and public relations.

Honours BA in Communication


The Honours BA in Communication lets students explore the rich field of communication studies. Over the course of their studies, students will ask how the media shape people’s lives and how communication functions within businesses and other organizations. It will prepare students equally well for careers in communication and for further study.

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Communication Major


The Major in Communication lets students explore the rich field of communication studies. Over the course of their studies, students will ask how the media shape people’s lives and how communication functions within businesses and other organizations. Can be paired with a minor in another discipline.

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Communication Minor


The 30-credit Minor in Communication covers organizational communication and media studies and gives students tools they will need to see how communication functions in their major field of study.

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Programme de communication et lettres françaises


This program lets students develop writing skills in different organizational and creative contexts. It also helps them develop an understanding of communication- and media-related issues associated with the dissemination of texts in the information age. (Program offered only in French.)

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Communication and Politic Science Program


This program lets students explore the role of communication in politics and politics in communication. In addition to courses on media and organizational communication, students take courses on Canadian politics, comparative politics, and international relations. This program prepares students for a wide range of careers in fields in the public and private sectors.

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Communication and Sociology Program


This program lets students explore the interactions between communication and the structure and functioning of society. In addition to courses on media and organizational communication, students take courses on social theory and social issues. This program prepares students for a wide range of careers, for example in government or community affairs.

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Digital Journalism

 

The Department of Communication offers an Honours Bachelor in Digital Journalism jointly with Algonquin College (in English) and with La Cité (in French). The Department of Communication will provide theoretical, analytical and critical foundations, while courses at the colleges will focus on practical training. The program is ideal if you are looking for the perfect balance between journalism theory and practice.

Upon completion of your studies at Algonquin College and at the University of Ottawa, you will obtain two certifications: the Diploma in Journalism from Algonquin College and the Honours Bachelor in Digital Journalism from the University of Ottawa.

Admission procedure

Students coming from the University of Ottawa

Students coming from Algonquin College

Digital Journalism - First route


Digital Journalism (First Route)

Register for the Honours bachelor's degree at the University and, after completing 75 credits (five sessions), transfer to Algonquin College to complete the diploma program in journalism. Because of space limitations at Algonquin, the University can only accept 25 students in this stream. In addition, upon completion of 75 credits at the University of Ottawa, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 6.0/10 (70%) to be admitted to Algonquin College.

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Digital Journalism - Second route


Digital Journalism (Second Route)

Start by completing two years and obtain the Diploma in Journalism at Algonquin College (a minimum average of 3.0 is required) and then transfer to Honours Bachelor in Digital Journalism the University of Ottawa to do five more sessions (75 credits). The University has no registration limits in this stream.

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Public Relations

 

The Department of Communication offers an Honours Bachelor in Public Relations jointly with Algonquin College (in English) and with La Cité (in French). The Department of Communication will provide theoretical, analytical and critical foundations, while courses at the college will focus on practical training. The program is ideal if you are looking for the perfect balance between public relations theory and practice.

Admission procedure

Students coming from the University of Ottawa

Students coming from Algonquin College

Public Relations - First Route


Public Relations (First Route)

Register for the Honours bachelor's degree at the University and, after completing 75 credits (five sessions), transfer to Algonquin College to complete the diploma program in public relations. Because of space limitations at Algonquin, the University can only accept 25 students in this stream. In addition, upon completion of 75 credits at the University of Ottawa, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 6.0/10 (70%) to be admitted to Algonquin College.

Program Structure   |   Course Sequence

Public Relations - Second Route


Public Relations (Second Route)

Start by completing two years in public relations at Algonquin College (a minimum average of 3.0 is required) and then transfer to the Honours Bachelor in Public Relations at the University of Ottawa to do five more sessions (75 credits). The University has no registration limits in this stream.

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World Cinemas

*** Please note that the admissions to this program have been suspended for 2018-2019.

Created in 2008 and 2014, the Minor and the Major in Film Studies allows students to acquire comprehensive knowledge of the technical and artistic principles of film and cinema. Students will also develop solid methodological and theoretical skills as they develop a critical eye for different cinematic works across the globe.

Since it emerged in the 19th century, cinema has become a universal vehicle for communication and one of the most popular forms of mass entertainment; it is a popular art form that owes its existence to an industrial system of production, distribution and promotion. Cinema tells stories, anchored in different contexts (local, national and international), that are not necessarily—or not “simply”—a reflection of a particular social reality. Told through the eye of the film makers, the stories contribute to our perception of self and others.

Studying film and cinema allows us to examine the intersection of technical and artistic developments, social change and personal views while keeping in mind how the mythology of different communities, nations and cultures is (re)produced, questioned and changed.

Film Studies allow us to question ourselves and to reflect on our way of seeing the world and ourselves.

What's more, as globalization transforms the world and as cultural products cross borders faster and faster, cinema is both a particularly effective tool for helping us to know ourselves and others and a catalyst for more productive personal and cross-cultural understanding and dialogue. 

Major in World Cinemas

Major in world Cinemas 
The multidisciplinary program in World Cinemas allows you to explore the major trends that have shaped film from its birth to its current state. Comprised of courses from various departments at the Faculty of Arts (Communication, English, Français, Modern Languages and Literatures, Music and Visual Arts), this combination gives you the knowledge you need to better appreciate the world’s greatest cinematographic cultures and the legacy they have left for all humanity. What’s more, as globalization transforms the world and as cultural products cross borders with increasing speed, cinema is both a particularly effective tool for helping us to know ourselves and others and a catalyst for more productive cross-cultural understanding and dialogue.

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Minor in World Cinemas


Minor in World Cinemas
Students majoring in another discipline can obtain a Minor in World Cinemas by completing 30 credits.

The program offers comprehensive training, for students who do not intend to pursue graduate studies in this field.
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