Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication

First-year entry (4-year undergraduate degree)

First-year entry is for students coming from high school (or equivalent). Please review the year 1 admission and application requirements for more information. 

Third-year entry (degree completion - 3rd & 4th year)

Standard Admission

  • Completion of a diploma, or 60 credits, in communication, journalism, business administration, or general arts, including a minimum of 24 second-year credits, with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33) from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Block Transfer Agreements: Communication

Flexible Admission

Applicants who do not meet the Standard Admission Requirements will be considered for Flexible Admission and assessed as follows:

  • Normally, a minimum of five years of relevant work experience in the areas of communication, public relations, journalism or other related fields.
  • Evidence of having sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to complete a demanding academic course of study.

English Language Proficiency

Additional Recommendations

  • Academic writing skills are required for success in this program and an English composition course focused on academic writing is therefore recommended. The Academic Writing and Critical Thinking course offered through Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University meets this recommendation.