Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA)

University Canada West Canada

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The award

How long you will study
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Domestic course fees
CAD 27840 per year

How you will study

Course starts
January, April, July, October

International course fees
CAD 69600 per year

All study options

About Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication at University Canada West

With a focus on media and communications in the modern business world, the Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication will give you the knowledge required to succeed in your selected field. Learners will get the foundational knowledge needed to start a career in journalism, public relations or advertising.

Upon course completion, students will be able to analyze the effectiveness and integration of different types of media and communication, as well as creating content in-line with ethical and legal guidelines.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Analyze and integrate all types of business communications
  • Show knowledge of research techniques and methodologies
  • Create a variety of ethically and legally compliant content
  • Create persuasive media and content for specific audiences
  • Apply communication methods to business issues

Why study online?

  • Get a wealth of online resources
  • Learn from expert lectures who provide online support
  • Join a global network of students
  • Balance your learning with other life commitments
  • Progress professionally and personally

Online study has many advantages, from flexible timetables to HD video lectures and access to online resources. You can fit your learning around other life commitments and get the same knowledge as those learning on-campus. Online studying is becoming increasingly popular as learners can develop personally and professionally while obtaining an academic qualification.

Course structure

The online program follows the same course structure as the on-campus alternative, differing only in delivery method and learners can fit their studies around other life commitments.

Tier 1 - University Foundation

  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Science elective
  • Academic Writing
  • Contemporary Literature: Drama and Narrative
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Fundamentals of Psychology

Tier 2 - Disciplinary Foundation

  • Business Environment
  • Communications Theory
  • Information Gathering
  • Writing for the Media
  • Visual Communications in Mass Media
  • Statistics
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behaviour

Tier 3 - Disciplinary Applications

  • Social Media
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Mass Media
  • Technical Writing and Business Communications
  • Professional Communications –Written and Oral
  • Media and Government in Practice and Theory
  • Research Methodology

Tier 4 - Integrative Applications

  • Communication Strategy
  • Communication Capstone 1
  • Communication Capstone 2

Degree content is delivered via:

  • Videos
  • Online forums for discussions
  • Real global case studies
  • Detailed study materials
  • Personal interactions with time academics via email/Skype

Experienced faculty

Our staff have experience across the academic and business worlds and are experts in their fields. They nurture new talent by developing strong relationships with learners and ensure each gets what they need from the program. Due to their professional connections, they provide fascinating insight into the latest business events.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBAHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study find out
    Course startsJanuary, April, July, OctoberDomestic course feesCAD 27840 per yearInternational course feesCAD 69600 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University Canada West to find course entry requirements.

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