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Program description - September 2022

Conestoga’s two-year diploma in Advertising & Marketing Communications is a rewarding, cross-disciplinary program that equips you to be a creative and strategic thinker, with the ability to engage with on-trend brands, craft strategic marketing campaigns through social platforms, and have the confidence and skill set that the industry demands. Taught by passionate, award-winning faculty, you will learn the essential aspects of marketing research, B2B and B2C sales strategies, social media campaigns, brand development, UI/UX design, copywriting, public relations and visual design as they apply to a variety of media applications. By leveraging a research-based methodology to problem solving, and using current industry software, you will learn to create, persuade, and entice audiences with targeted communication pieces that span a wide range of advertising mediums. The program’s live-client capstone project offers you the opportunity to develop and present a comprehensive integrated marketing communications campaign, including budgeting and full creative content creation. Working individually and collaboratively, you will also develop professional business acumen through managing project expectations, delivering campaign collateral, and meeting tight deadlines for your client. Valuable networking opportunities are provided through inspiring agency tours, knowledgeable industry guest speakers, and a globally diverse cohort of like-minded creative peers. To finalize the program, you will receive guidance on developing agency and industry contacts, creating a unique and competitive portfolio, establishing an exciting career path, and landing an advertising or marketing-related field placement. Begin the process of establishing your career path as a sought-after communication marketing strategist and visual-thinking creative specialist today, with Advertising & Marketing Communications.

Program details

Code: 1532
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: September 2022
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Creative Industries

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Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below.  Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$13350.00
Ancillary Fees
$1443.28
$2723.28
Total Fees
$4139.28
$16073.28

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021 Winter 2022
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $79.39 $79.39
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $2231.89 $1907.39
Year Total   $4139.28

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021 Winter 2022
International Program Tuition $6675.00 $6675.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $79.39 $79.39
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $530.00 -
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $8463.89 $7609.39
Year Total   $16073.28

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Delivery sequence - September 2022 - Kitchener – Doon

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