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Algonquin College

36 months
5524 CAD/year
5524 CAD/year
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This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma Advertising program at Algonquin College provides students with opportunities to develop skills in the conceptualizing, copywriting, layout, production and media selection required for planning, creating and implementing marketing communications.


Advertising Students at Algonquin College learn the place of advertising in the marketing mix while practicing their creative and client-service skills in workshops and with the Algonquin Times, the student newspaper, student magazine and the student-run advertising agency. Macintosh computers are used extensively. The program concludes with six weeks of on-the-job field work.

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Are creative and show initiative.
  • Are disciplined in their studies.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have above average written and oral communication ability.
  • Enjoy problem solving in a team environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Marketing Concept
  • Advertising
  • Theatre of the Mind
  • Insights and Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 70% or higher.
  • Mathematics, Grade 11 (MBF3C or equivalent.
  • Should the number of qualified applicants exceed the number of available places, applicants will be selected on the basis of their proficiency in English and mathematics.
  • Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with the minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening: 22; Speaking: 22; Writing: 22.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5524 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2762 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    5524 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2762 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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