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What will I learn?

Get the best of both worlds with this “hybrid” program that offers a combination of theory and production courses. You’ll start using cameras in first year, and be able to pursue what interests you - theory courses in media studies, hands-on courses in film production, as well as courses on social media, PR, and advertising.

FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Assessing and appreciating the respective functional and sociocultural roles of various media and communications technologies
  • Identifying, interpreting, and communicating key issues relevant to the digital world and contemporary media landscape
  • Creating a variety of media products using appropriate professional methodology and equipment
  • Understanding semiotics and the language of images
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various public and private media organizations and stakeholders
  • Deploy a variety of research methods to understand media institutions, media text/artifacts, and media audiences

Sample Courses: Introduction to Media Design and Production, Introduction to Media and Society, Film Production, Podcasting and Internet Media, Public Relations, Media & Society, Popular Culture, Advertising/Marketing Campaign Production

Career Tracks: Advertising/marketing creative director, producer/director, communication strategist, sound technician, social media co-ordinator.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$23,500.00 (US$ 18,995) per year
Start date

6 January 2022

Venue

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Windsor Campus,

Chrysler Hall Tower, 2nd floor, room 207,

WINDSOR,

Ontario (ON),

N9B 3P4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All programs require successful completion of the OSS Diploma and a minimum 70% average of six Grade 12 U or M courses, including ENG4U. Applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum overall score of 24, and passes in a minimum of 6 subjects including at least three courses at the Higher Level will be considered for admission to the University of Windsor. English Language Requirements: A minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or A minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL); or A minimum score of 60 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE); or A minimum overall score of 176 on the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or the Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); or Successful completion of the University of Windsor's English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) (level III) with a minimum final grade of 75%; or A minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); or A minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 20 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (T.O.E.F.L.).

For international students

Education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.

English Language Proficiency Requirement: Minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); Minimum score of 60 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE); minimum overall score of 176 on the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or the Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 20 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).

Recommended application deadlines for UWindsor’s undergraduate programs are: May 1 for September admissions (Fall); Sept 1 for January admissions (Winter).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Fleming College
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