Media and Communication Studies

How can media be used in ways that exemplify a Christian worldview?

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Contemporary life is pervaded by many forms of mass media. In Media and Communication Studies, you will meet communication culture in all its richness and complexity and will be equipped to interpret, assess, and interact with mass media. Practical application enables you to contribute in creative and positive ways to the media landscape, gaining the knowledge, perspective, and skills to work with integrity in media professions.

Media and Communication Studies is offered as a minor.

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Right from the start, Redeemer's intentional integration of faith, supported by interdisciplinary and cross-functional learning, prepares you for the pathways and career goals that are unique to each student.

The addition of a media and communication studies minor to your degree means that the extra concentration of skills, experiences and foundational knowledge broaden the scope of what you're already learning as part of your major.

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In your classes, you are learning from professors who are industry experts and professionals, ready to share their best practices as they work alongside students in their various projects. Have access to industry-standard equipment and software for use in coursework, labs, and special projects.

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Alumni of Redeemer’s media and communication studies program are making a positive impact in our society and in our communities.

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Pathways
Media and Communication Studies
Find out where a degree in Media and Communication Studies takes you!
Redeemer’s Media and Communication Studies Program provides you with the knowledge and relevant skills to set you on the path to a fulfilling career.
Roles open to me
with this degree:
  • Audio-visual storyteller
  • Corporate filmmaker
  • Film producer
  • Media asset coordinator
  • Media content creator
  • Screenwriter
  • Social media specialist
  • Sound technician
  • Video editor
  • Videographer
With continuing
education I can be:
  • Filmmaker
  • Graphic designer
  • Marketing executive
  • Media analyst
  • Media educator
  • Media manager
  • Media producer
  • News video editor
  • Public relations manager
  • Web designer
Related jobs in other fields:
  • Advertising account assistant
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Business relations assistant
  • Event manager
  • Journalist
  • Market researcher
  • Performing arts coordinator
  • Photographer
  • User experience designer
Technical skills:
  • Applying communications theory
  • Awareness of media’s social impact
  • Design, market and media research
  • Producing
  • Project management
  • Script writing
  • Sound/video engineering
  • Technical directing
  • Video editing
Transferable skills:
  • Communicating ethically
  • Critical/analytical thinking
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Explaining complex ideas and processes
  • Identifying different audience needs
  • Implementing research outcomes
  • Influencing and persuading people/groups
  • Reporting and editing skills
  • Researching and data collection
  • Understanding organizational and cultural values
Discover current trends, wages and job in Canada for the Media and Communication Studies field.
Explore your career ideas. Find out what Redeemer alumni have done with their degree.
Professional Organizations:
Connect with these organizations to learn more about your career.
  • Business for the Arts
  • Canada Council for the Arts
  • Canadian Association of Journalists
  • Canadian Marketing Association
  • Canadian Newspaper Association
  • Canadian Public Relations Society
  • Commercial Production Association of Toronto
  • Cultural Careers Council Ontario
  • Institute of Communications and Agencies
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • The Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators
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Career
Pathways
Media and Communication Studies
Redeemer’s Media and Communication Studies Program provides you with the knowledge and relevant skills to set you on the path to a fulfilling career.
Alumni can go on
to careers as...
  • Advertisers
  • Digital media coordinators
  • Content writers
  • Film producers
  • Videographers
  • Photographers
  • Market researchers
  • Sound technicians
Alumni can do further
studies to earn...
  • MA in Communications
  • MA in Digital Media
  • MA in Media Management
  • MA in Media Studies
  • Project management professional (PMP)

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